The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift/Volume 7

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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 VII.





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


SEVENTH VOLUME.





Page
ODE to Sir William Temple 3
Ode to the Athenian Society 10
Written in a Lady's Ivory Tablebook 21
Mrs. Harris's Petition 22
A Ballad on the Game of Traffick 27
A Ballad—To the tune of the Cut-purse 28
The Discovery 29
The Problem 31
The Description of a Salamander 33
To the Earl of Peterborow 35
On the Union 37
On Mrs. Biddy Floyd 38
Apollo Outwitted ib.
Vanbrugh's House 41
The History of Vanbrugh's' House 45
Baucis and Philemon 47
Elegy on Partridge the Almanack Maker 53
His Epitaph 56
Merlin's Prophecy ib.
A Description of the Morning 57
A Description of a City Shower 58
On the Little House by the Churchyard of Castlenock 60
The Virtues of Sid Hamet's Rod 62
Atlas, or the Minister of State 65
A Town Eclogue 66
The Fable of Midas 69
An excellent new Song on the Earl of Nottingham 71
The Windsor Prophecy 74
Epigram 76
Corinna ib.
Toland's Invitation to Dismal 77
Peace and Dunkirk, an excellent new Song 80
Imitation of Horace, addressed to Lord Oxford 81
Imitation of Horace, Book ii. Sat. 6 86
The Author upon himself 92
The Faggot 95
Catullus de Lesbia 97
Epigram from the French 98
On a Curate's Complaint of Hard Duty ib.
Cadenus and Vanessa 99
To Love 126
A Rebus, by Vanessa 127
The Dean's Answer 128
Horace, Book ii. Ode 1. paraphrased. To Mr. Steele 129
John Dennis's Invitation to Mr. Steele, in Imitation of Horace, Book i. Ep. 5. 133
To Lord Harley on his Marriage 138
In Sickness 141
The Fable of the Bitches 142
Horace, Book iii. Ode 2. sent to the Earl of Oxford in the Tower 144
Phyllis, or the Progress of Love 145
Ad Amicum eruditum Thomam Sheridan 148
Horace, Book iv. Ode 9. addressed to Abp. King 149
To Mr. Delany 150
A left-handed letter to Dr. Sheridan 154
A Motto for Jason Hazard 155
To Dr. Sheridan 156
Dr. Sheridan to Dr. Swift 157
The Dean's Answer 158
Stella's Birth Day, 1718-19 ib.
Ditto, 1719-20 159
To Stella, on transcribing his Poems 161
To Stella visiting me in my Sickness 166
An Elegy on the Death of Demar the Usurer 170
Epitaph on the same 171
To Mrs. Houghton of Beaumont 172
Verses written on a Window at the Deanery ib.
On another Window 173
Apollo to the Dean ib.
The Run upon the Bankers 177
The Description of an Irish Feast 179
An excellent new Song on a seditious Pamphlet 182
The Progress of Beauty 184
The Progress of Poetry 187
The South Sea Project 189
To A Friend, on being libelled 197
Epigram ib.
Prologue by Dr. Sheridan 198
Epilogue by the Dean 199
The Country Life 201
Thomas Sheridan, Clerk, to George-Nim-Dan-Dean, Esq. 205
George-Nim-Dan-Dean's Answer 206
George-Nim-Dan-Dean's Invitation to Thomas Sheridan 208
Verses by Dr. Delany 211
Verses by Dr. Swift to Mr. T. Sheridan 213
On Dr. Sheridan's circular Verses 214
On Dan Jackson's Picture 215
On the same 216
On the same 217
On the same ib.
Dan Jackson's Defence 218
Mr. Rochfort's Reply 220
Dr. Delany's Reply 222
Sheridan's Reply 224
A Rejoinder, by the Dean 225
Another Rejoinder, by the Dean 227
Sheridan's Submission, by the Dean 228
To the Rev. Daniel Jackson 229
To Dr. Sheridan, on his Art of Punning 231
Stella to Dr. Swift on his Birthday 232
Stella's Birthday, 1721-2 234
To the same, 1722-3 235
A Satirical Elegy on the Death of a General 238
Dean Smedley's Petition 239
The Duke's Answer, by Dr. Swift 243
Verses by Stella 244
Jealousy, by the same 245
Dr. Delany's Villa ib.
On one of the Windows at Delville 247
Carberiæ Rupes ib.
Translated by Dr. Dunkin 248
Upon the horrid Plot discovered by Harlequin 250
Stella at Wood Park 253
Birthday Verses on Mr. Ford 256
Joan cudgels Ned 568
A Quibbling Elegy on Judge Boat ib.
Pethox the Great 263
Mary the Cook Maid's Letter to Dr. Sheridan 265
A New Year's Gift for Bec 267
Dingley and Brent 268
To Stella 269
On Dreams 271
Whitshed's Motto on his Coach 272
From Dr. Delany to Dr. Swift 273
The Answer 274
A quiet Life, and a good Name 276
The Birth of manly Virtue 278
Verses on the upright Judge who condemned the Drapier's Printer 282
On the same 283
On the same ib.
Riddles 283—308
A Receipt to restore Stella's Youth 309
Stella s Birth-day, 1724-5 311
Epigram on Wood's Brass Money 313
A Simile on our Want of Silver ib.
Wood an Insect 314
On Wood the Ironmonger 316
Will Wood's Petition 317
A new Song on Wood's Halfpence 319
A serious Poem upon Will Wood 322
To Dr. Sheridan 325
Dr. Sheridan's Answer 327
Dr. Swift's Reply 328
To Quilca 329
Upon stealing a Crown, when the Dean was asleep 330
The Dean's Answer 331
Ode on Science 332
Stella's Birth-day, 1726-7 333
Horace, Book i. Ode 14. paraphrased 336
Verses on St Patrick's Well 338
On reading Dr. Young's Satires 342
The Dog and Thief 344
Advice to the Grub Street Verse Writers 345
Epistle to a Lady 346
Palinodia. Horace, Book i. Ode 16 355
Bec's Birthday 357
On the Collar of Tiger 359
Epigrams on Windows 359—362
To Janus, on New-Year's Day 363
A Pastoral Dialogue between Richmond Lodge and Marble Hill 364
Desire and Possession 368
On Censure 370
The Furniture of a Woman's Mind 371
Clever Tom Clinch 373
Dr. Swift to Mr. Pope, while writing the Dunciad 374
A Love Poem from a Physician 375
Dean Swift at Sir Arthur Acheson's 377
On a very old Glass at Market Hill 378
Dr. Swift's Answer ib.
On cutting down the old Thorn at Market-hill 379
My Lady's Lamentation and Complaint 382
A Pastoral Dialogue between Dermot and Sheelah 386
On the Five Ladies at Sot's-hole 389
The Five Ladies Answer 391
The Beau's Reply 392
The Journal of a modern Lady 393
A Dialogue between mad Mullinix and Timothy 402
Tim and the Fables 410
Tom Mullinix and Dick 411
Dick, a Maggot 413
Clad all in Brown ib.
Dick's Variety 415
Dr. Swift to himself, on St Cecilia's Day 416
On Paddy's Character of the Intelligencer 417
Parody on a Character of Dean Smedley 418
Paulus; an Epigram. By Mr. Lindsay 420
The Answer 421
A Dialogue between an eminent Lawyer and Dr. Swift 425
On burning a dull Poem 427
An Epistle to Lord Carteret, by Dr. Delany 428
An Epistle upon an Epistle, from a certain Doctor to a certain Great Lord 432

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