The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 16

C. Bathurst, C. Davis, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. Hodges, R. and J. Dodsley, and W. Bowyer., 1765

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Página 99 - philofopher, with regard to money, titles, and power; and, for three years paft, hath been ftruck with a notion of founding an univerfity at Bermudas, by a charter from the Crown. He hath feduced feveral of the hopefulleft young clergymen and others here, many of them well provided for, and all of them in the
Página 324 - Who float upon the tide of ftate, Come hither, and behold your fate. Let pride be taught by this rebuke, How very mean a thing's a Duke; From all his ill-got honours flung, Turn'd to that dirt from whence he fprung. «^ * AN • •\ EPITAPH ON
Página 216 - expecting they would come to fome ****#*-[-. But I followed them to Windfor; where my Lord Bolingbroke told me, that my fcheme had come to nothing. Things went on at the fame rate: They grew more eftranged every day. My Lord Treafurer found his credit daily declining. In May before the Queen died, I had my
Página 323 - He'd wifh to fleep a little longer. And could he be indeed fo old As by the news-papers we're told ? Threefcore, I think, is pretty high ; 'Twas time in confcience he fhould die. This world he cumber'd long enough ; He burnt his candle to the fnuff; And that's the reafon, fome folks think, He left behind fo great
Página 39 - party, whom I have not been fo bold as to recommend often and with earneftnefs to them. For, I think, principles at prefent are quite out of the cafe, and that we difpute wholly about perfons. In thefe laft you and I differ ; but in the other, I think, we agree: For I have in print
Página 279 - be kind. In your own heart you'll reap the fruit, Tho' I continue ftill a brute. But when I once am out of pain, I promife to be good again : Meantime your other jufter friends Shall for my follies make amends: So may we long continue thus, Admiring you, you pitying us. ON
Página 218 - the world, although I had no obligation to him on the fcore of preferment, having been driven to this wretched kingdom, to which I was almoil a ftranger, by his want of power to keep me in what I ought to call my own country; although I happened to be
Página 216 - of the peace. When I returned to England, I found their quarrels and coldnefs encreafed. I laboured to reconcile them as much as I was able: I contrived to bring them to my Lord Mafham's, at St. James's: My Lord and Lady Mafham left us together. I
Página 55 - And the misfortune is ftill the greater, becaufe I always loved you juft fo much the worfe for your ftation. For, in your public capacity, you have often angered me to the heart; but, as a private man, never once. So that, if I only look towards myfelf, I could wifh you a private man to-morrow. For, I have nothing to
Página 40 - You cannot but remember, that, in the only thing I ever publifhed with my name, I took care to celebrate you as much as I could, and in as handfome a manner, though it was in a letter to the prefent Lord Treafurer. LETTER XIX. To Lord Treafurer OXFORD. > On the Death of

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