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Text:"...I7IO] JONATHANSWIFT i8i Sir Arthur Langford riching,^ which is a new word for heaping up riches. I know no other rhyme but bitching, and that I hope we are all past. Well, Sir, long may you live..."
Date:1910
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...17IO] JONATHANSWIFT 209 meantime, I desire your Grace to believe me, with the greatest respect, my Lord, Your Graces most dutiful and most humble servant, J. Swift. Addressed- Kis Grace the Lord..."
Date:1910
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...I730-I] JONATHANSWIFT 193 land, where the neighbouring squires are usually the most disagreeable of all human creatures. You know, Sir, that last year he let me have a little mare, which I have rode..."
Date:1910
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Text:"...1732] JONATHANSWIFT 319 the three books as he has directed. I will write to cousin Lancelot soon. I am, Your assured friend and very humble servant, J. Swift. £ s. d. I will add to bank..."
Date:1910
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...I7IO-II] JONATHANSWIFT 231 your Grace will like it. I am, with the greatest respect, my Lord, Your Graces most dutiful and most humble servant, J. Swift. I am told from a good hand, that in a short..."
Date:1910
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...iyob] JONATHANSWIFT loi As for you, I have nothing to wish mended but your fortune ; and in the meantime, a little cheerfulness, added to your humour, because it is so necessary towards making your..."
Date:1910
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Text:"...1732] JONATHANSWIFT 287 prudent and fallible proceeding, to pronounce determinately on our taste and knowledge of style or manner of writing, where very good judges are often deceived..."
Date:1727
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...^7^3] JONATHANSWIFT 25 court, and Sir William Wyndham, to solicit my Lord Chancellor to give you a living, as a business which belongs to our Society, who assume the title of rewarders of merit..."
Publication date:1910
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Text:"...292 LIFE OP JONATHANSWIFT 1711 probable danger. This was Mistress Anne Long, lately the reigning toast; now with broken health and fortune, pursued by bailiffs, and compelled to take refuge, under..."
Date:1894
Place:Dublin, Ireland
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Text:"...1732] JONATHANSWIFT 319 the three books as he has directed. I will write to cousin Lancelot soon. I am, Your assured friend and very humble servant, J. SWIFT. s. d. I will add to bank..."
Date:1727
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...1728] JONATHANSWIFT 45 DCCVIII. [Co/j.^JSwift to the Earl of Oxford September 21, 1728. My Lord, Mr. Clayton sent me your Lordships letter^ to the north of this kingdom, where I have been..."
Date:1910
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...1732] JONATHANSWIFT 355 shall give you when I see you, which may be this eveningif you will. I am, Very sincerely your friend, J. Swift. DCCCLIX. {Notes and Queries.] Swift to Lady Worsley Dublin..."
Date:1910
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...17^2] JONATHANSWIFT 355 mands me to write to your Lordship, and to entreat that you would hasten her daughters pass, the maid being to go away at two oclock to-day, and her daughter tomorrow..."
Date:1910
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Text:"...1731] JONATHANSWIFT 261 imagination. But all this is almost past with me. My in vention and judgement are perpetually at fisticuffs, till they have quite disabled each other ; and the merest trifles..."
Date:1727
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...JONATHANSWIFT, D. D. H^j sjtudies, we ^niiot suppose that the more pleasing path^ of classical learning ^Vere ne^ glected, even if we had not learned that the study of Lucpetiiis was a fayonrite..."
Place:Dublin, Ireland
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Text:"...i7i8] JONATHANSWIFT 7 two drawings, one of them Lady Dupplins handiwork, which I am assured will in some years put me to the charge of new painting the panel against which they hang. I was told..."
Date:1910
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...iyob] JONATHANSWIFT 89 thoughts in my own particular, and I cannot but observe that you conclude them with a compliment in such a turn as betrays more skill in that part of eloquence than you..."
Date:1910
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...1726] JONATHANSWIFT 305 I have from France, and am afraid it might miscarry. You will please to send one of your servants to the person it is directed to, and accept my excuses. I am, with true..."
Date:1910
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...I7I9-20] JONATHANSWIFT 47 CDXLIV. \priginaiy\ Swift to the Earl of Oxford Dublin, February i6, 1719-20. I WAS surprised to hear of a domestic of your Lordships in this country, who was so kind..."
Date:1910
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Text:"...1709] JONATHANSWIFT 155 original of,_ Ships when they are in dock are quiet, but at sea they sting all they come near. Hence came the saying in dock, out nettle. I shall be at the seaside in two..."
Date:1910
Publication place:London, England