The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 12

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W. Bowyer, C. Bathurst, W. Owen, W. Strahan, J. Rivington, J. Hinton, L. Davis, and C. Reymers, R. Baldwin, J. Dodsley, S. Crowder and Company and B. Collins., 1768
 

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Pagina 208 - I look upon this to be the greatest Event that can ever happen to me, but all my Preparations will not suffice to make me bear it like a Philosopher, nor altogether like a Christian.
Pagina 73 - Your good behaviour on this article will concern your whole community: deny the fact with all solemnity of imprecations: a hundred of your brethren, if they can be admitted^, will attend about the bar, and be ready upon demand to give you a...
Pagina 227 - What have I to do in the world ? I never was in such agonies as when I received your letter, and had it in my pocket. I am able to hold up my sorry head no longer.
Pagina 319 - Bolingbroke, and desired he would observe, that the clerks in his office used a sort of ivory knife with a blunt edge to divide a sheet of paper, which never failed to cut it even, only requiring a...
Pagina 190 - Therefore sit down and be quiet, and mind your business as you should do, and contract your friendships, and expect no more from man than such an animal is capable of, and you will every day find my description of yahoos more resembling.
Pagina 321 - The two maxims, of any great man at court are* always to keep his countenance, and never to keep his word.
Pagina 73 - ... or going upon the highway, or, in a drunken quarrel, by killing the first man you meet, may very probably be your lot...
Pagina 295 - Answer to a Letter from a Gentleman in the Country to his Friend in Town.
Pagina 282 - where two or three are gathered together in thy name, thou wilt be in the midst of them, and bless them.
Pagina 348 - By each brother firm stand ; Let's be merry, and put a bright face on : What mortal can boast So noble a toast As a free and an accepted Mason.

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