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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, RS.A. EDINBURGH AND PERTH.



VOLUME XVIII.



LONDON.'



nilNTED FOR J. JOHNSOX, J. NICHOLS, R. BALDWIN,
OTRIDGE AND SON, J. SEWELL, F. AND C. RIVINGTON, T.
PAYNE, 11. EAULDER, G. AND J. ROBINSON, R. LEA, J.
NUNN, AV. CUTHELL, T. EGERTON, CLARKE AND SON,
VERNOR AND HOOD, J. SCATCHERD, T. KAY, LACKING-
TON ALLEN AND CO., CARPENTER AND CO., MURRAY
AND HIGIILEY, LONGMAN AND REES, CADELL JUN. AND
DAVIES, T. BAGSTER; J. HARDING; AND J. MAWMAN.

1801. .



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CONTENTS



OF THE



, EIGHTEENTH VOLUME,



fage

jTJl true Narrative of what passed at trie Examination of

the marquis de Guiscard 3

The present State of Wit 27

A learned Com^ment upon Dr. Hare's excellent Sermon,
preached before the duke of Marlborough, on the Surren-
der 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 Birth-
day 85

The new Way of selling Places at Court 103

Some Reasons io prove that no one is obliged, by his Princi-

ciples as a Whig, to oppose the Queen . 115

A supposed Letter from the Pretender to a Wliig Lord 135

A pretended Letter of Thanks from Lord \Vharton to tbe

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 i 17 1

Tatlers from vol. V 1^7

The Examiner, No. 46 211

Spectator, No. 575, passage in it by Swift 215

Character of Herodotus 2l6

Sketch of the Character of Aristotle 217

Remarks on the Characters of the Court of Queen Anne . . 21 i

a 2 LETTERS.



CONTENTS,

LETTERS.

Page

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. Wni. Draper 252

From a Quaker 253

From sir John Browne 254

To the rev. Mr. Wallis , 260

To Mr. Pope 26l

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 2f 9

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. Mottc 297

To Mr. Motte 298

To Mrs. Whiteway ib.

From Mrs. Whiteway 301

From an unknown lady 303

To Mrs. VViiiteway 304

From Mrs. Sican ^ 306

From Mrs. Whiteway 30S

To Mrs. Whiteway 311

From Mrs. Whiteway : . 313

To Mrs. Whiteway 315

From Mrs. Whiteway , 317

TouMis. Whitewav 318



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From Mrs. VVhiteway 321

From the same 323

To Mrs. Whiteway 326*

From the earl of Orrery ; 328

From Dr. Sheridan 32(>

From the same 330

From Mr. Carter 332

From Dr. Sheridan ib.

From the same 333

From the same 33()

From the same 33S

From the same 340

From lady Howth 34-2

Dr. Sheridan to Mrs. Whiteway 344

From Dr. Sheridan 34.5

To Mr. Ptichardson 347"

To Mr. Gibson 350

To INIr. Richardson . .^ ib.

To alderman Barber 353

To Mr. Richardson S56

From lord Mountjoy . . .• 35C^

To alderman Barber 300

To the same , 3t)2

To the same . '. . ; 265

Miss Richardson to Mrs. Whiteway s{jj

To Mr. Richardson 30S

Mrs. Whiteway to Mr. Richardson 309

From Deane Swift 37 1

To alderman Barber ^ 373

From the Chevalier Ramsay SJ4,

Mrs. Whiteway to Mr. Richardson 375

Mr. Richardson to Mrs. Whiteway 377-

Dean Swift and Mrs. Whiteway to Mr. Ptichardson 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 3S7

Mrs. Whiteway to Mr. Richardson 3^0

Robert Nugent, esq., to Mrs. Whiteway 3^2

Mrs. Whiteway to Mr. Richardson , 393

1



VI CONTENTS.



ADDITIONAL POEMS.

Page

OJ6 to Dr. Wm. Sancroft, lato Lord Archljishop of Canter-
bury 3g5

Ode to King William, on his Successes in Ireland 405

To Mr. Congreve 407

Occasioned by Sir Wm. Temple's late Illness and Re-
covery 415

Epitaph on the Earl of Berkeley 421

Kews from Parnassus. By Dr. Delany 422

Apollo's Edict : occasioned by the foregoing 425

The Dog and Shadow 42/

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 Gali^town House. By Dr. Delany ^^2^*;

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 Mealh 439

Verses on I know not what 440

Upon Carthy's threatening to translate Pindar m

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 Vcrtiginosus. By Mr. Bowyer 443

Epigram intended to be placed under the head of Gulliver

by the same ib.

Inscription by Dean Smedley 444

Bouts rimes, 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



CONTENTS, vU

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 438

On the Dean of St. Patrick's Biithday; 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 Wra. Pate, the learned Woollen-

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N



MISCELLANEOUS TRACTS



BY



DR. SWIFT AKD HIS FRIENDS,



Vol. XVIII. B



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A TRUE

NARRATIVE

OF WHAT PASSED

. AT THE EXAMINATION

OF

THE MARQUIS DE GUISCARD,

AT THE COCKPIT, MARCH 8, l/lO-ll;.

HIS STABBING MR. HARLEY ;

AND OTHER PRECEDENT AND SUBSEQUENT FACTS, RELAT-
ING TO THE LIFE OF THE SAID GUISCARD*

FIRST PRINTED IN 1711,



WITH THE PREAMBLE TO THE PATENT,

FOR CREATING MR. HARLEY A PEER.



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