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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift/Volume 11/From Jonathan Swift to William King - 1


MY LORD,
DUBLIN CASTLE, JULY 16, 1700.
 


I WAS several times to wait on your lordship at your lodgings; but you were either abroad, or so engaged, that I could not be permitted the honour to attend you. I have an humble request to your lordship, that you will please to excuse me if I cannot be at the triennial visitation; for, my lord[1] and lady continually residing at the lodge, I am obliged to a constant attendance there.


I am, with all respect,

My lord,

Your lordship's most obedient

and most humble servant,