The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift/Volume 11/From Mary Butler to Jonathan Swift - 1
FROM THE DUCHESS OF ORMOND.
I HOPE your servant has told you, I sent to beg the favour of you to come hither to night; but since you could not conveniently, I hope you will not deny me the satisfaction of seeing you to morrow morning. My lord joins with me in that request, and will see no company but you. I hope you will come before ten o'clock, because he is to go at that hour to Windsor. I beg your pardon for sending so early as I have ordered them to carry this; but the fear of your being gone abroad, if they went later, occasioned that trouble given you by, sir, your most sincere
and most faithful humble servant,