Letters, Written by Jonathan Swift; D.D. Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin. and Several of His Friends. from the Year 1703-1740. Published from the Originals Volume 1
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1767 edition. Excerpt: ...volume of his Prae;c3ionesp(ietica, with - dedication to Mr. secretary St_. John.'. sand. land. This is the seventh I have now provided for since I came, and can do nothing for myself. I don't care; I shall have ministries and oiher people, obliged to me. 1/ap is a coxcomb, and the other is not very deep; and their judgment in things os wit and sense, is miraculous. The second part of Law is a bottomless Pit is just now punted, and better, I think, than the sirst. 18th, There is a proclamation out against: the Mohocks. One of those that are taken, is a baronet'. I dined wnh poor Mrs. Wesiey, who is returning to the Bath. L walked this evening in the Park, and-met Prior, who made me go home with him, where I stayed till past twelve, and could not get a cojeh, and was alone, and was as raid enough of the Mohocks. I will do so no more, though I got home fase. Prior and I were talking discontentedly of some managements, that no more people are turned out, which gets lord treasurer many enemies; but whether the f ult be in him, or the queen, I know not; I doubt, in both. I wish you good luck at ombre wi: h the dean. icjch, Nevuccmb came to me thiS'morning, and I went to the duke of Ormmd to speak for kirn; but the duke was just goirg out to take the oaths for general. The duke of Sbrewsbury is to be lord lieutenant of Ireland. I walked with Domnjide and Ford to Kensington, where we dined, and it cost me above a crown. I don't like it, as my man faid. It was very P 3 windy windy walking. The gardens there are mighty sine. I passed the evening at lord Majhanfs, With lord treasurer, and Arbuthnpt, as usual, and we stayed till past one; but I had my man to. come with me, and at home I sound three letters; ope from one Fetherfion, a parson, With a..
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