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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 V.





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

FIFTH VOLUME.



Page
A Tritical Essay upon the Faculties of the Mind 1
Predictions for the Year 1708, by Isaac Bickerstaff, esq. 10
An Answer to Bickerstaff 24
An account of the death of Partridge the Almanack maker 31
Squire Bickerstaff detected 37
A Vindication of Isaac Bickerstaff, esq. 47
Merlin's Prophecy 56
A Meditation upon a Broomstick 61
A Proposal for correcting, improving, and ascertaining the English Tongue 63
A Letter to a Young Clergyman 85
An Essay on the Fates of Clergymen 111
An Essay on Modern Education 122
A Letter to a very young Lady on her Marriage 133
The Wonderful Wonder of Wonders 146
The Wonder of all the Wonders 153
Tatlers 157 to 199
Spectator, No. 50 200
Intelligencers 206 to 226
Hints toward an Essay on Conversation 227
Advice to a Young Poet 239
Some Arguments against enlarging the Power of Bishops 267
The Presbyterians Plea of Merit 291
The Advantages proposed by repealing the Sacramental Test 313
Queries relating to the Sacramental Test 325
Reasons humbly offered to the Parliament of Ireland for repealing the Sacramental Test in favour of the Catholicks 333
A short Character of Thomas Earl of Wharton 348
Remarks upon a Letter to the seven Lords of the Committee appointed to examine Gregg 373
A New Journey to Paris 401
The Importance of the Guardian considered in a second Letter to the Bailiff of Stockbridge 421
Thoughts on various Subjects 453
An Essay on National Rewards 466

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