The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift/Volume 18/Letter from Henry St. John to Jonathan Swift - 28
FROM LORD BOLINGBROKE,
THURSDAY MORNING, TWO O'CLOCK,
JAN. 5, 1712-13.
THOUGH I have not seen, yet I did not fail to write to lord treasurer. Non tua res agitur, dear Jonathan. It is the treasurer's cause; it is my cause; it is every man's cause, who is embarked on our bottom. Depend upon it, that I never will neglect any opportunity of showing that true esteem, that sincere affection, and honest friendship for you, which fill the breast of your faithful friend,