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INDEX TO PART I.

Academy, the Royal, 283.
Abbott, R.A. portrait of Cowper by, 162.
Ackermann, 240.
Adams, Adelphi, 115.
Addison, 24.
Aders’s, Mr. collection of pictures, 335, 337.
Aders, Mrs. 337.
Anderdon, Mr. 212
Aliamet worked on Strange’s plates, 21.
Allingham’s Nightingale Valley, 16, 382, 383.
Angelico, Fra, 4.
Angelo, Michael, 4, 10, 263.

Barbauld, Mrs. 45.
Barry, 48, 258,
Bartolozzi, 14, 20.
Basire, 13; principal works by, 14, 16; death of, 171.
Bathurst, Lady, 179.
Beethoven, 364.
Bensley, 217.
Bewick, 218.
Blacklock, 24.
Blair’s Grave, 220.
Blake, James, 226, 227.
Blake, Miss, 152, 367.
Blake, Mrs. 38, 70, 118, 315—317, 360, 364—367.
Blake, Robert, 56—59, 68.
BLAKE, William, rareness of the works of, 2; birth and parentage, 5; self-taught, 6; boyish rambles, “first visions,” 7; early bent for art, 8; first poems, 10, 11; apprenticed to Basire, 13; draws the tombs in Westminster Abbey with lasting results, 17; prentice-work, 19, 20; writes poems in his teens, 23; studies awhile in the Royal Academy, 28; Moser’s instructions, 29; obtains employment as engraver from the publishers, 32, 36; is introduced to Stothard and Flaxman, 33; exhibits at the Academy, 34; witnesses the Gordon riots, 35, 36; courtship, 37; marriage, 41; sets up housekeeping in Green Street, 43; first patrons, Mr. and Mrs. Mathew, 43—51; Poetical Sketches printed by help of friends, 48, 49; turns restive in polite circles, 49, 50; gets a living by his graver, 51, 52; his father dies, 55; returns to Broad Street, sets up a print-shop, 55; brother Robert lives with him as pupil, 56; a domestic dispute magnanimously adjusted, 58, 59; tends Robert’s deathbed, 59; dissolves partnership with Parker, 59; removes to Poland Street, 59; “meditating at his work,” 62—67; communes with the departed, 68, 69; engraves the Songs of Innocence by a new process, 70; and other works, 76—89; is introduced to bookseller Johnson, who gives him employment, 90, 91; meets Paine, Godwin, &c. at Johnson’s, 92; shares their political, opposes their religious opinions, 93, 94; saves Paine from imprisonment, 95; has an interview with Sir Joshua, 96; removes to Lambeth, 99; produces the Gates of Paradise, 101; and Books of Prophecy, 105—114; the Adam and Eve Story, 115; finds a staunch patron, 115; engraves the Songs of Innocence, 120; and more Books of Prophecy, 127—136; but does not neglect his engravings, 136, 137; obtains work from the publishers again, 138—144; is introduced to Hayley, 146; settles at Felpham, 147; holds “visionary conversations by the sea-shore,” 158; studies Greek with him, 163; is introduced to Lord Egremont and other patrons, 165; paints miniatures with success, 164; squabble with a drunken soldier, 173; which leads to a trial for high treason, 174—176; is acquitted, 176; refuses for once a commission, 179; causes of quitting Felpham, 179; writes epigrams, 181; returns to London, 182; settles in South Molton Street, and issues the Jerusalem and Milton, 183; is employed by Cromek, 199; and deceived by him, 200—209; is befriended by Malkin and Ozias Humphrey 210—215; exhibits at the Academy, 216; “appeals to the public” with his Cant. Pilgrimage, and gets up an exhibition of his own, 225—230; rivalry with Stothard, through Cromek’s crooked ways, and unfortunate results, 225—233; loses some old friends, 242; finds a few new ones, 244, 247; is stimulated by Varley to draw the Visionary Heads, 250—255; obtains employment from Dr. Thornton, and makes his first and last attempt at woodcutting, 270—275; removes to

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Fountain Court, 276; is befriended by Wainwright, 277; receives a donation from the Royal Academy, 283; executes the Job series which, thanks to a staunch friend, proves a means of subsistence when all others fail, 283, 284; visits Mr. Linnell at Hampstead, and meets a congenial circle there, 293—301; description of his person, habits, and manners, 305—315, 317, 318; of his mental peculiarities and eccentricities, 317; the charge of madness discussed and refuted, 319—331; undertakes his last great enterprise—the Dante Series commissioned by Mr. Linnell—and works at it persistently in failing health, 332—335, 355; makes the acquaintance of Mr. Aders, Gotzenberger, Coleridge, and Mr. Crabb Robinson, 337, 338; samples of his conversation, 339—344; lodges at Hampstead for a short time, 353; pecuniary difficulties solved, without the sacrifice of independence, by a judicious friend, 283, 335; obtains a few commissions, 357; dies as he has lived, like a saint, 360; is buried in Bunhill Fields, 363; description of his methods, &c. 368—377; influence on his successors, 376—383.
Bloomfield’s Farmer’s Boy, 123.
Bonosoni, engraver, 284.
Boucher, engraver, 13.
Bray, Mrs. Life of Stothard, by, 241.
British Museum, 23, 37, 90.
Brooke, Mrs. 45.
Browning, Robert, Pippa Passes, 121.
Bulwer, Sir E. L. 279.
Bürger’s Lenore, 138.
Burgoyne, dramatist, 74.
Burke, Mr. Haviland, 365.
Burns, 26, 27, 123.
Burns, The Reliques of, 234, 235.
Butts, Mr. 114, 115, 225, 282, 323.
Byron, Lord, 2.

Calvert, Edward, 299, 363.
Campbell, 123.
Canova, 5.
Carpenter, Mr. Keeper of the British Museum Print-room, 242.
Carter, 23.
Carter, Mrs. 45.
Cary (translator of Dante), 247, 323, 366.
Cennini, Cennino, 369.
Chapone, Mrs. 45.
Charlotte, Queen, 29, 218.
Chatterton, 5, 25.
Chaucer’s Canterbury Pilgrimage, 227, 243.
Cheetham’s Life of Paine, 95.
Chantrey, 357.
Chodowiecki, 139.
Cimabue, 3.
Clennell, Luke, engraver, 235.
Cobbett, 5.
Coleridge, 121, 336, 337.
Collection of Old Scottish Songs, Cromek, 235.
Collins, the Poet, 24.
Collins, William, R.A. 313.
Copley, 57.
Cosway, 57.
Cowper, 26, 92, 123, 146, 156, 162.
Cumberland, dramatist, 74.
Cumberland, Mr. George, of Bristol, 244, 355, 356.
Cunningham, 23.
Cunningham, Allan, Lives of British Painters, by, 1, 38, 97, 101; is taken up by and takes in Cromek, 236; Remains of Nithsdale and Galloway Song, 237; opinion as to Blake’s sanity, 324.
Crabbe, 74, 123.
Cromek, K. H., sketch of his life and character, 199—209, 217, 225, 234—240.

Dance, 57.
Darwin, Dr. 122
Denman, Miss Maria, 354.
Dereham, East, Cowper’s monument, 167, 168.
DESIGNS by Blake:—King Edward and Queen Eleanor, 30; The Penance of Jane Shore, 31; Glad Day, 32; Death of Earl Goodwin, 34; War unchained by an Angel, Breach in a City, Fire, Plague, Pestilence, Famine, 54; Let loose the Dogs of War, 55; The Bard, Joseph and his Brethren (series of three), 56; volume of Miscellaneous Designs, 132; Designs for Young’s Night Thoughts, 139; The Last Supper, 144; The Ancient of Days, 128; Miniature of Rev. J. Johnson, 165; Heads of the Poets (temperas), 166; Designs for The Grave, 200—297, 217—223; Pencil drawing of the Canterbury Pilgrimage, 203; Rejected Vignette for The Grave, 208; The Last Judgment, 212; another version of ditto, 214, 357, 358; Christ in the Sepulchre, 216; Jacob’s Dream, 216; But Hope Rekindled, 223, 224; Canterbury Pilgrimage, 226; Whore of Babylon, 242; Visionary Heads, 250—255; twenty drawings to Phillips’ Pastorals, 273, 275; drawings from antique busts for ditto, 275; Inventions to the Book of Job, 282—284; Designs to Dante, 332, 333; twelve drawings from Paradise Regained, 355; Mr. Cumberland’s Card Plate, 356; The Wise and Foolish Virgins, 357; The Dream of Queen Catherine, 358; The Last Judgment, 358; Drawing from the Faerie Queen, 365; Oberon and Titania, 366; Newton, 375.

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Downman, 74
Dürer, Albert, 3, 10, 263, 284, 290, 302.

Edwards’ Anecdotes of Painters, 28.
Edwards, Farrington, 57.
Edwards, publisher, 139.
Edward the First’s tomb opened, 19.
Egremont, Lord, 165, 357, 365.
Etty, 60, 100.
Engleheart, engraver, 240.
ENGRAVINGS by Blake:—Sundry plates in Hollis’s Memoirs, Gough’s Monuments, &c. 19, 20; King Edward and Queen Eleanor, 30; Glad Day, 32; eight engravings for the Novelist’s Magazine, 32; frontispiece to A System of Geography, ditto to Enfield’s Speaker, 32, 33; illustrations to a show-list of Wedgwood’s, 33; four prints, after Stothard, to Scott of Amwell’s Poems, 51; two frontispieces to Dodsley’s Lady’s Pocket-Book, 51; The Fall of Rosamund, 51; vignettes to Ritson’s Collection of English Songs, 51, 52; sundry for the Wits’ Magazine, 54; Zephyrus and Flora, 55; frontispiece after Fuseli, to Lavater’s Aphorisms, 61; illustrations to Wollstonecraft’s Tales for Children, 90, 91; ditto to Elements of Morality, 92; Fertilization of Egypt, 92; Flaxman’s designs to the Odyssey, 114; illustrations to Stedman’s Narrative of an Expedition to Surinam, 136; Ezekiel, 136; What is man, that thou shouldst try him? (Job), 137; illustrations to Bürger’s Lenore, 138; ditto to Young’s Night Thoughts, 139—144; ditto to Flaxman’s pamphlet, 144; Little Tom, the Sailor, 152—154; portrait of Michael Angelo, 160; illustrations to Hayley’s Ballads, 160, 168—170; ditto to Life of Cowper, 164, 165, 168; six plates, after Maria Flaxman, to the Triumphs of Temper, 171; one plate for Hayley’s Life of Romney, 178; illustrations to a 12mo. edition of Hayley’s Ballads, 199; Death’s Door, 201; Canterbury Pilgrimage, 228—232; reduction of a portion of the Canterbury Pilgrimage, 242, 243; Flaxman’s designs to Hesiod, 247, 248; plates for Rees’ Encyclopædia, 248; woodcuts to Phillips’ Pastorals, 273; Inventions to Job, 283—290; portrait of Mr. Lowry, 332; seven of the Dante designs, 333—335, 355.

Ferguson, Mr. James, artist, 366.
Finch, Mr. painter in water-colours, 298—300.
Flaxman, his opinion of Blake, 2; date of birth, 5; is introduced to Blake, 33; designs for Wedgwood, 33; marries, 33; exhibiting at Royal Academy, 57; returns from Italy and becomes famous, 114; designs a colossal statue, 144; introduces Blake to Hayley, 145; illustrates Cowper’s Translations and Notes on Milton, 62; decorates Hayley’s library, 166; staunch to Blake, 246, 247; designs to Hesiod, 248; dies, 353.
Forster, Rev. Charles, 366.
Franklin, Dr. 117.
Fuseli, opinion of Blake, 2; returns from Italy; made famous by The Nightmare, 34; candid remark, 52; exhibiting, 57; at bookseller Johnson’s, 93; writes a description of the Designs to The Grave, 201, 219, 220; staunch, 246, 248; dies, 290, 291.

Gainsborough, 61.
Gardner, Rev. Joseph, Vicar of Battersea, 41, 56.
Garvey, 57.
Gay, 24.
George the Third, 244.
Giotto, 3, 290.
Godwin, 92, 94, 122.
Goldsmith, 15, 24.
Gotzenberger, 337.
Gravelot, 21.
Gray, 24.

Haines, W. 178.
Hamilton, 57.
Hardy, 93.
Hayley, 74; his literary status, 145; his son, 145, 146; invites Blake to Felpham, 146, 147; his character, 155, 156; writes the Ballads, 160, and Life of Cowper, 155, 160, 168; extracts from his letters, 161—163, 166—171; epitaph-writing, 164; thrown from his horse, 174; zealous aid in Blake’s trial for high treason, 174; begins his Life of Romney, 178; connexion with Blake comes to an abrupt close, 180, 181; marries again, 226.
Heath, James, engraver, 240.
Heins, 165.
Hogg’s, Jefferson, Life of Shelley, 116.
Holcroft, 74, 92, 218.
Holst, Theodore Von, 379, 380.
Humphrey, Ozias, 212, 215, 216; dies, 242.

Inchbald, Mrs. 74.

Jago, 74.
Jebb, Bishop, 365.
Jeffrey, Lord, 235.
Johnson, bookseller, 32, 90, 92, 93, 242.
Johnson, Dr. 45.
Johnson, Rev. John (Cowper’s cousin), 161, 165.
Jonson, Ben, 24.

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Kauffman, Angelica, 46.
Keats, 121.

Lamb, Charles, 74, 227.
Langford, auctioneer, 8, 10.
Langhorne, 23.
Lavater, John Casper, character of, 61; extracts and annotations on the Aphorisms, 62—67.
Lawrence, Sir Thomas, 357.
Leslie, R.A. his opinion of Blake, 1.
LETTERS: from Mrs. Blake to Mrs. Flaxman, 149; from Blake to Flaxman, 151; from Cromek to Blake, 205—207; from Blake to Ozias Humphrey, 213, 214; from Blake to Mr. Linnell, 292; from Mr. Samuel Palmer to the author, 301—304; from ditto to ditto, 306; from Blake to Linnell, 335; from ditto to ditto, 347, 350—352, 355, 356, 359; also in Part II. ten Letters from Blake to Mr. Butts.
Lewis, Monk, 122.
Linnell, James, 352.
Linnell, Mr. 55, 89, 232, 233; is introduced to Blake, 244; commissions the engraving of the Job series, 283, 284; ditto the Dante series, 332; makes a kind proposal, 355, 365; explanation of Blake’s processes by, 368, 369.
Linnell, William, 352.
Literary Gazette, 364.
Lloyd, 23.
Loutherbourg, 57.

Macpherson’s Ossian, 25, 26.
Magazine, The Gentleman’s, 364.
Magazine, The Wits’, 53.
Malkin, Dr. Memoirs of his Child, 9, 10, 17, 24, 120, 121, 210—212; other works by, 210.
Mallett, 24.
Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition, 3.
Mason, 23, 74, 155.
Mathew, the Rev. Henry and Mrs. 43—50.
Middleton, Conyers, 45.
Miller, publisher, 138.
Milnes, Mr. Monckton, 89, 111, 141, 216, 283.
Milton, 24.
Miranda, General, 115.
Montagu, Mrs. 45.
Montgomery, James, 74.
Moore, Zeluco, 122.
Mora Jose Janquin de, 223.
More, Hannah, 46.
Moreland, 57.
Mortimer, Blake’s opinion of, 31.
Moser, Mary, 28, 57.
Moser, Mr. Keeper of the Academy, chaser and enamel-painter, 28, 29.
Museum, the British, 373.

Nollekens, 57.

Oram, 45.
Orcagna, 290.
Ottley, Mr. 357.

Paine, Tom, 93—95.
Palmer, Mr. Samuel, Painter in water-colours, 88, 297.
Pars, Mr., drawing-school, 8, 9.
Parker, James, engraver, 55, 59.
Parnell, 24.
Passavant, 336, 337.
Patmore, Coventry, 382.
Percy’s Reliques, 24.
Phillips, J., R.A. portrait of Blake by, 217.
Piroli, 114.
Poole, Mrs. of Lavant, 164, 176, 218.
Pope, 24.
Price, Dr. 92.
Priestley, Dr. 92, 93.
Procter, 277, 279.

Quincey, De, 279.

Radcliffe, Mrs. 122.
Raeburn, portraits by, 239.
Raffaelle, 3, 10, 259, 264.
Ravenet, engraver, 13.
Rembrandt, 290.
Revolution, the French, 94.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua, 57, 96; Discourses, 257—266; epigrams on, 265, 266; interview with Blake, 267.
Richmond, Mr. portrait-painter, 297, 363.
Richmond, the Duke of, 175.
Richter, Jean Paul, 364.
Richter, water-colour painter, 247, 295.
Rigaud, 57.
Robinson, Mr. Henry Crabb, 226, 227, 337—344, 348—350.
Robinson, Mrs. 122.
Rogers, Samuel, 123.
Romney, 165, 166.
Rose, Samuel, 174, 175, 177.
Ruskin, John, 3, 55, 290.
Russell, 57.
Ryland, engraver, prophesy concerning, 13; fulfilled, 48.

Schiavonetti, Lewis, 202, 225, 239; Niccolò, 240.
Scott, David, 376—379.
Scott, Sir Walter, 2, 5, 235, 238.
Selwyn, connoisseur in hanging, 35.
Serres, 57.
Shakspere, 24.
Shelley, 121.
Shenstone, 23.
Sheridan, Mrs. 46.
Smith, J. T. 49, 127, 324, 330, 358.
Smith, Mrs. Charlotte, 74, 122.
Southey, 25; the Doctor, 227.
Stirling, Mr. of Keir, 225.

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STOTHARD: date of birth, 5; is introduced to Blake, 33; designs for book-illustrations, 51—53; exhibiting at Royal Academy, 57; where born, 60; his designs for the Night Thoughts, compared with Blake’s, 144; Canterbury Pilgrimage, 203, 204, 225, 230—232; goes to Scotland with Cromek, 235; troubles that befel his Canterbury Pilgrimage, 239—241.
Strange, 14; Blake’s opinion of, 20, 21.
Swedenborg, Emanuel, described, 15.

Talfourd’s Final Memorials, 279.
Tatham, Mr. Architect, 297, 355.
Tatham, Mr. Frederick, 297, 359, 360, 363, 365—367, 376.
Taylor, Isaac, 380, 381.
Thelwall, 93.
Thomas, Mr. 124.
Thomson, 24.
Thornton, Dr. 270—275.
Tomkins, 57.
Tompkins, Thomas, Beauties of English Poetry, 23.
Tooke, Horne, 93.
TOPOGRAPHICAL details: Blake’s birthplace, 5, 6; Basire’s house, 21, 22; a neighbourhood of celebrities, 34; Battersea, 39, 41, 42; Rathbone Place in Mrs. Mathews’ day, 44; Tyburn, 48; Poland Street, 59, 60, 99; Bookseller Johnson’s house, 92; Hercules’ Buildings, 99, 100; Flaxman’s home, 114; Fitzroy Square, 115; Felpham and its neighbourhood, 156—158; South Molton Street, 184; Fountain Court and its vicinity, 276, 277, 305; Hampstead, 293, 294; Bunhill Fields, 363, 364.
Trotter, engraver, 33.
Tupper, Martin, 23.
Turner, J. W. R.A. 60.

Upcott, Mr. 212.

Varley, Cornelius, 295.
Varley, John, 247; account of, 249—252, 295, 296; Zodiacal Physiognomy, 254.
Vesey, Mrs. 45.
Vivares, engraver, 14.
Wainwright, Thomas Griffiths, sketch of the life and character of, 277—281.
Wakefield, Gilbert, 93.
Ward, James, R.A. 223, 325, 326.
Wartons, the, 23.
Water-Colour, Society of Painters in, 247.
Watson, Caroline, engraves for Hayley, 178, 182.
Wedgwood, 33.
Wells, C. J. Joseph and his Brethren, by, 381.
West, 57.
Whitehead, 23.
Wilkie, Sir David, 117.
Wilkinson, Dr. J. J. Garth, 123, 124, 382.
Williams, 74.
Williams, Helen Maria, 74.
Williams’ History of Monmouthshire, 41.
Wilson, Joseph, 123.
Wolcot, Dr. 74, 122.
Wollstonecraft, Mary, 90, 92, 93.
Woollett, 14; Blake’s opinion of, 20, 21.
Wordsworth, his opinion of Blake, 1; his poems compared to Blake’s, 27, 74, 104, 121, 123; Blake’s opinion of, 343—345.
WRITINGS by Blake:—Poetical Sketches, 23—26; Descriptive Catalogue, 31; Annotations in Lavater’s Aphorisms, 62—67; The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, 67, 78—89; Songs of Innocence, 70—75; Thel, 76—78; MS. volume belonging to Mr. Rossetti, 89; The French Revolution, 90; MS. notes in Reynolds’ Discourses, 97, 98; The Gates of Paradise, Visions of the Daughters of Albion, 105—108; America, 109—114; The Songs of Experience, 119—126; Europe, 127—130; Urizen, 130—32; The Song of Los, 132—134, 373, 374; Ahania, 135, 136; Song, To Mrs. Anna Flaxman, 149; Jerusalem, 172, 183—195; Milton, 172, 195—198; Vision of the Last Judgment, 215; Descriptive Catalogue, 226—228; Prospectus to the Canterbury Pilgrimage, 228, 229; On Homer’s Poetry, The Laocoön, The Death of Abel, Notes on Reynolds, 257—265; on Bacon, 267—269; Epigrams, &c. 265, 266; Poem, from MS. notebook, 309; ditto, 311; Notes on Wordsworth, 344—347.

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