The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift/Volume 2

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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 II.





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, BAGSTER, J. HARDING, AND J. MAWMAN.


1801.



Printed by Nichols and Son,
Red Lion Passage, Fleet Street.



CONTENTS


OF THE


SECOND VOLUME.





Page
v
i
iii
xi
23
40
41
42
47
49
57
Sect. I.
The Introduction
71
II.
Tale of a Tub
85
III.
A Digression concerning Criticks
101
IV.
The Tale continued
113
V.
A Digression in the Modern Kind
128
VI.
The Tale continued
136
VII.
A Digression in Praise of Digressions
146
VIII.
The Tale continued
152
IX.
A Digression concerning Madness
161
X.
A farther Digression
178
XI.
The Tale continued
185
202
207
209
210
211
247
277
282
284
286
289
Chap. I. 291
II.
Of the Dissensions in Athens, between the Few and the Many
302
III.
Of the Dissension between the Patricians and Plebeians in Rome, with the Consequences they had upon that State
312
IV.
On the Subject of Impeachments
328
V.
Remarks on the present Posture of Affairs and Dispositions in this Kingdom
335
347
381
399



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