The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift/Volume 16

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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 XVI.





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.



Printed by Luke Hansard,
Great Turnstile, Lincoln's-Inn Fields.



CONTENTS

OF THE

SIXTEENTH VOLUME.





To the Count de Gyllenborg page 1
Fragment of the history of England 4
The reign of William Rufus 9
The reign of Henry I. 29
The reign of Stephen 56
The reign of Henry II. A Fragment 91
Heads for Henry the Second's character. Extracted from the Monks 96
Directions to Servants 99
The Duty of Servants 174
Remarks upon a Book, entitled, "The Rights of the Christian Church" 179
On the universal Hatred against the Clergy 239
An Account of a pestilent Neighbour 243
A punning Letter to Lord Pembroke 244
Another to the same 245
A Letter to the King at Arms 249
A Letter to Mrs. Susannah Neville 252
On barbarous Denominations in Ireland 254
Upon giving Badges to the Poor 260
Considerations about maintaining the Poor 262
The humble Representation of the Clergy of Dublin 266
Of the Education of Ladies 274
Of the Antiquity of the English Tongue 280
Answer of William Pulteney, Esq. to Sir Robert Walpole page 292
An Appendix to the Conduct of the Allies 304
A Vindication of Erasmus Lewis, esq. 311
Some Thoughts on Freethinking 320
Hints on good Manners 323
Resolutions for old Age 326
Laws for the Dean's Servants 328
Of mean and great Figures, made by several Persons 330
Preamble to Mr. Harley's Patent 336
Remarks on Bishop Fleetwood's Preface 339
Observations on Heylin's History of the Presbyterians 342
Preface to the third Part of Sir William Temple's Memoirs 344
Dedication to Sir William Temple's Letters 350
Preface to the two first Volumes of Sir William Temple's Letters 351
Preface to the third Part of Sir William Temple's Miscellanies 355
Preface to the third Volume of Sir William Temple's Letters 357
Remarks on Dr. Gibbs's Psalms 359




TRIFLES.



A Consultation of Physicians 366
A love Song 369
An Epigram ib.
To Samuel Bindon, Esq. ib.
Anglo-Latin Letter to Dr. Sheridan 370
A Cantata with the Music 372

This work was published before January 1, 1925, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.