Letters Written by the Late Jonathan Swift, D. D. Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin; And Several of His Friends. from the Year 1703 to 1740 Volume . 2

Letters Written by the Late Jonathan Swift, D. D. Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin; And Several of His Friends. from the Year 1703 to 1740 Volume . 2

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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. 1766 edition. Excerpt: ...the leg than your lamefiess. And pray what is " this hurt above my heel?" Have you had a fellow-feeling with my lord Jieutenant of the gout, and call it a sprain, as he does? who has lain.j-so long and often to disguise it, that I verily think he has not a new story left. Does he do the same in Ireland; for there I hoped he would have given a better example I I find you are grown a horrid flatterer, or else you could never have thought of any thing so much to my taste as this piece of marble yon speak of for my sister Penelope, whieh I desire may be at my expence. I cannot be exact, neither as to the time nor year, but she died soon after we came there, and we did not stay quite two years, and were in England The duke of Dorset..f This seemi to be humourously made the participle of lie, mentior. Lady Penelope Berkeley died in Dublin, whilst her father was in the government, ana was interred in St. Andrew's church under the altar. No monument was erected to her memory till about this time, when Dr. Swift caused a plate of black marble to be fixed in the wall over (he altar piece, with this inscription. 14 Underneath lieth the body of the lady Penelope Berkeley, daughttr of the right honourable Charles earl of Berkeley. She died September the 3d, 1699. some months before king William died. I wish I had my dame Wadgars, or Mr. Ferrers's memorandum head, that I might know whether it was at the time of gooseberries. Surely your Irijb air is very bad for darts; if Mrs. Kelly's are blunted already, make her cross father let her come over, and we won't use her so in England. If my duchess-j-fees company in a morning, you Meed not grumble at the hour; it must be purely from great complaisance, for that never was her taste here, though she is as...show more

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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 123653428X
  • 9781236534286