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Will and Duty contradictory terms, vi, 204, 5. Our duty not
dependent on it, 205, 6. William of Normandy, extraordinary facility of his conquest
of England accounted for, x. 322. Reasons assigned for his numerous followers, 377. .Brief account of his reign, 379. Amount of his revenue, 392-401. His character,
411, 12. William III.his elevation to the throne an act not of choice but
of necessity, v. 52, 3. His judicious appointment of able men to the episcopal bench, vi. 17. The spirited address of the Commons to him respecting the war against France, viii. 155. Origin of that war, 150. Singular address with which he conducted it, 157. Address of the House of
Lords respecting it, 159. Wintoun, Lord, extracts from his trial, xiv. 305. Wisdom of the Son of Sirach, example of the sublime from it,
i. 189. Wishes, vehement, the discovery of them generally frustrates
their accomplishment, viii, 101. Wit and Judgment, difference between them, i. 106. Words, the best means of communicating the affections of the
mind, i. 162. Affect us in a manner very different from natural objects, painting, or architecture, 302. Three sorts of them, ibid. General words before ideas, 305. Effect of them, 306. Aggregate words do not necessarily operate by presenting images to the mind, 307. Exem. plified in the case of Blacklock, 309, and of Saunderson, 310. Words the only means by which many ideas have been presented to the mind, 317. Much mischief arises from them ix. 433, 4. The world much influenced by
them, xv. 21. Writers, when they act in a body, have much influence on the
publick mind, v. 210.
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