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The Life of the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin
Visualização completa - 1787
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Página 444 - That, although he hated the Yahoos of this Country, yet he no more blamed them for their odious Qualities, than he did a Gnnayh (a Bird of Prey) for its Cruelty, or a sharp Stone for cutting his Hoof. But when a Creature pretending to Reason could be capable of such Enormities, he dreaded lest the Corruption of that Faculty might be worse than Brutality itself.
Página 451 - No, we" had rather talk with you than drink with you.' ' But, if you had supped with me, as in all reason you ought to have done, you must then have drunk with me.
Página 42 - than I can say ; I never remember any weather that was not too hot, or too cold ; too wet, or too dry ; but, however God Almighty contrives it, at the end of the year 'tis all very well.
Página 349 - ... a curtain worn to half a stripe ; a pair of bellows, without pipe; a dish which might good meat afford once; an Ovid, and an old Concordance...
Página 319 - Surrey, on the thirteenth day of March, in the year 1681. Her father was a younger brother of a good family in Nottinghamshire, her mother of a lower degree: and indeed she had little to boast of her birth.
Página 245 - tis his will : Let but the commons hear this testament, (Which, pardon me, I do not mean to read) And they would go and kiss dead Caesar's wounds, And dip their napkins in his sacred blood ; Yea, beg a hair of him for memory, And, dying, mention it within their wills, Bequeathing it, as a rich legacy, Unto their issue.
Página 465 - ... conclude — No man ever deserved better of any country, than Swift did of his ; a steady, persevering, inflexible friend ; a wise, a watchful, and a faithful counsellor, under many severe trials and bitter persecutions, to the manifest hazard both of his liberty and fortune. " He lived a blessing, he died a benefactor, and his name will ever live an honour, to Ireland.
Página 187 - I am not fuffered to run quietly among the common herd of people, whofe opinions unfortunately differ from thofe which lead to Favour and Preferment. I ought to let you know, that the Thing we called...