The Works of Dr Jonathan Swift, Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin. Accurately Corrected by the Best Editions. with the Author's Life and Character Volume 5

The Works of Dr Jonathan Swift, Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin. Accurately Corrected by the Best Editions. with the Author's Life and Character Volume 5

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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. 1761 edition. Excerpt: ... be sure they will never. make an end of it; I foresee this baunt jou have got " about the courts, will one day or another bring your, " family to beggary. Consider, my dear, how Indecent) " it is to abandon your shop, and follow pettifoggers the habit is Ib.ttrong upon you, spat there is hardfy. " a plea between two country esquires-about a barren ' acre upon a common, but you draw yourself in as bail, . " surety or sollicitor J " _Jph.ii heard her all this while a, representation cf ihe mtfrnanageraent in the several office, particularly those for victualing and cloathing the navy and. army: ) and of the soms that had been expended en the ivarr $ which was however still a favourite, with the people, with patience, till (be pricked liii maggot, and touched lii.Ti in the tender point; then he broke out into a violent passion, " What! I not fit for a lawyer! let me tell " you, my clod-pated relations spoiled the greatest geni' us in the world, when they bred me a mechanic. Lord " Strutr, and his old rogue of a grandsire, bae found, " to their cost, that I can manage a law-suit as well at - another." " 1 do not deny what you fay," replied Mrs Bull, " nor do I call in question your parts; but, I " fay, it does not fjit with your circumstances: you and " your predecessors have lived in good reputation among " your neighbours by the fame cloathing trade, and it " were madness to leave it off. Besides, there are few - that know all the tricks and cheats of these lawyers; - does not your own experience teach you, l ow they " have drawn you on rrom one itrm to another, and " how you have danced the round or all the courts, still...show more

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  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236569652
  • 9781236569653