Letters Written by the Late Jonathan Swift, D. D. Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin; From the Year 1703 to 1740

Letters Written by the Late Jonathan Swift, D. D. Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin; From the Year 1703 to 1740 : In Three Volumes Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1766 edition. Excerpt: ...to the second subscriptions. In the mean time, I hope the books have been delivered without any mistake; and shall only repeat to you, that I am sensible of the trouble my poetry has given you, and return you my thanks in plain prose. Earl of Oxford, pro more suo, went late into the country, and continues there % The feat of lord Harhy. still. Our friends are all well; so am I, niji cum fituita mokfia ejl; which is at this present writing, and will continue so all the winter. So with weak lungs, and a verygood heart, I remain always, Sir, your most obedient humble servant, M. PRIOR., P. S. Service to Matthew Pennyseatherr and all friends. Adieu. LETTER CXCIV. Duchess of ORMOND to Dr. SWIFT. SIR, April 18, 1720. "YoU'D have great reason to be angry with me, if my long silence had been occasioned by any thing but my care of you; for having no safe hand to send by till now, I would not write, for fear it might be construed a sort of treason (misprision at least) for you to receive a letter from one half of a proscribed man. I enquire of every body I see, that I imagine has either seen you or heard from you, how you have your health; for wealth and happiness I don't suppose you abound in; for it is hard to meet with either in the country you are in, and be honest as you are. I thank God our parliament liament has taken them to talk, and, finding how ill a use they made of their judicature when they had it, have thought it not fit to trust them with it any longer. I hope the next thing will be to tax Ireland from hence, and then no more opportunities for bills of attainder, which is very happy; for else young Hopeful, f might have been in danger. They were so good and obedient to the powers above, that whether there were reason or not, or...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
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  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236897129
  • 9781236897121