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THE

WORKS

OF THE

REV. JONATHAN SWIFT, D.D.,

DEAN OF ST. PATRICK'S, DUBLIN.


ARRANGED BY THOMAS SHERIDAN, A.M.

WITH

NOTES, HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL.





A NEW EDITION, IN NINETEEN VOLUMES;

CORRECTED AND REVISED

BY JOHN NICHOLS, F.S.A. EDINBURGH AND PERTH,





VOLUME XVIII.





LONDON:

PRINTED FOR J. JOHNSON, J. NICHOLS, R. BALDWIN, OTRIDGE AND SON, J. SEWELL, F. AND C. RIVINGTON, T. PAYNE, R. FAULDER, G. AND J. ROBINSON, R. LEA, J. NUNN, W. CUTHELL, T. EGERTON, CLARKE AND SON, VERNOR AND HOOD, J. SCATCHERD, T. KAY, LACKINGTON ALLEN AND CO., CARPENTER AND CO., MURRAY AND HIGHLEY, LONGMAN AND REES, CADELL JUN. AND DAVIES, T, BAGSTBR, J. HARDING, AND J. MAWMAN.


1801.



H. Baldwin and Son, Printers,
New Bridge-street, London.



CONTENTS

OF THE

EIGHTEENTH VOLUME.





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A TRUE Narrative of what passed at the Examination of the marquis de Guiscard 3
The present State of Wit 27
A learned Comment upon Dr. Hare's excellent Sermon, preached before the duke of Marlborough, on the Surrender of Bouchain 45
A new Vindication of the Duke of Marlborough 63
A true Relation of the several Facts and Circumstances of the intended Riot and Tumult on Queen Elizabeth's Birthday 85
The new Way of selling Places at Court 103
Some Reasons to prove that no one is obliged, by his Princiciples as a Whig, to oppose the Queen 115
A supposed Letter from the Pretender to a Whig Lord 135
A pretended Letter of Thanks from Lord Wharton to the Bishop of St. Asaph, in the name of the Kitcat Club 139
A modest Inquiry into the Reasons of the Joy expressed by a certain Set of People, upon the Spreading of a Report of her Majesty's Death 149
The Right of Precedence between Physicians and Civilians inquired into 171
Tatlers from vol. V 197
The Examiner, No. 46 211
Spectator, No. 575, passage in it by Swift 215
Character of Herodotus 216
Sketch of the Character of Aristotle 217
Remarks on the Characters of the Court of Queen Anne 218

LETTERS.

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To the Athenian Society 241
To miss Waryng 243
From the earl of Berkeley 249
From Mr. Addison 250
From Mr. secretary St. John 251
From lord Bolingbroke ib.
To Mr. Wm. Draper 252
From a Quaker 253
From sir John Browne 254
To the rev. Mr. Wallis 260
To Mr. Pope 261
From a Quaker in Philadelphia 266
From the earl of Oxford 267
From Dr. Sheridan 269
From the rev. Marmaduke Phillips 270
From ****** 273
From Dr. Sheridan 274
From an unknown gentleman 276
From Dr. Sheridan 278
From lord Oxford 279
To Dr. Sheridan 281
From Dr. Sheridan 284
From lord Howth 287
From Dr. Sheridan 288
To the archbishop of Cashel 291
To lord Howth 292
From lady Betty Germain 293
From Dr. King 295
From Mr. Motte 297
To Mr. Motte 298
To Mrs. Whiteway ib.
From Mrs. Whiteway 301
From an unknown lady 303
To Mrs. Whiteway 304
From Mrs. Sican 306
From Mrs. Whiteway 308
To Mrs. Whiteway 311
From Mrs. Whiteway 313
To Mrs. Whiteway 315
From Mrs. Whiteway 317
To Mrs. Whiteway 318
From Mrs. Whiteway 321
From the same 323
To Mrs. Whiteway 326
From the earl of Orrery 328
From Dr. Sheridan 329
From the same 330
From Mr. Carter 332
From Dr. Sheridan ib.
From the same 333
From the same 336
From the same 338
From the same 340
From lady Howth 342
Dr. Sheridan to Mrs. Whiteway 344
From Dr. Sheridan 345
To Mr. Richardson 347
To Mr. Gibson 350
To Mr. Richardson ib.
To alderman Barber 353
To Mr. Richardson 356
From lord Mountjoy 359
To alderman Barber 360
To the same 362
To the same 365
Miss Richardson to Mrs. Whiteway 367
To Mr. Richardson 368
Mrs. Whiteway to Mr. Richardson 369
From Deane Swift 371
To alderman Barber 373
From the Chevalier Ramsay 374
Mrs. Whiteway to Mr. Richardson 375
Mr. Richardson to Mrs. Whiteway 377
Dean Swift and Mrs. Whiteway to Mr. Richardson 378
From Mr. Richardson 380
To the Society of the Governor and Assistants for the new Plantation in Ulster 381
To alderman Barber 382
Mrs. Whiteway to Mr. Richardson 383
The same to the same 385
From Dr. Scott 387
Mrs. Whiteway to Mr. Richardson 390
Robert Nugent, esq., to Mrs. Whiteway 392
Mrs. Whiteway to Mr. Richardson 393

ADDITIONAL POEMS.

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Ode to Dr. Wm. Sancroft, late Lord Archbishop of Canterbury 395
Ode to King William, on his Successes in Ireland 405
To Mr. Congreve 407
Occasioned by Sir Wm. Temple's late Illness and Recovery 415
Epitaph on the Earl of Berkeley 421
News from Parnassus. By Dr. Delany 422
Apollo's Edict: occasioned by the foregoing 425
The Dog and Shadow 427
Billet to a Company of Players 428
Answer to Dr. Sheridan's Prologue, and to Dr. Swift's Epilogue, in behalf of the distressed Weavers. By Dr. Delany 430
On Gallstown House. By Dr. Delany 432
On the great buried Bottle. By the same 433
Epitaph, by the same 434
Prometheus. On Wood's Halfpence ib.
A young Lady's Complaint, for the Stay of the Dean in England 437
Epitaph on the Duke of Suffolk's Fool 438
Epitaph on General Gorges and Lady Meath 439
Verses on I know not what 440
Upon Carthy's threatening to translate Pindar ib.
Epigram on Delacour's complimenting Carthy on his Poetry 441
Dr. Swift on his own Deafness ib.
The Dean's Complaint translated and answered 442
Epigram on Vertiginosus. By Mr. Bowyer 443
Epigram intended to be placed under the head of Gulliver by the same ib.
Inscription by Dean Smedley 444
Bouts rimés, on Signora Domitilla 445
Horace, Book IV, Ode XIX, addressed to Humphry French, late Lord Mayor of Dublin 447
An Invitation by Dr. Delany, in the name of Dr. Swift 450
Bettesworth's Exultation, upon hearing that his Name would be transmitted to Posterity in Dr. Swift's Works 451
Verses on two celebrated modern Poets 453
To the rev. Dr. Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's; a Birthday Poem; Nov. 30, 1736 454
Ay and No. A Tale from Dublin 456
An Answer to a Friend's Question 457
Epigrams, occasioned by Dr. Swift's intended Hospital for Idiots and Lunaticks 458
On the Dean of St. Patrick's Birthday; being on Nov. 30, St. Andrew's Day 459
On the Drapier. By Dr. Dunkin 462
A Riddle 463
Epitaph at Lee in Kent, on Wm. Pate, the learned Woollen-draper ib.

This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.