The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift/Volume 8

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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 VIII.





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 Nichols and Son,
Red Lion Passage, Fleet Street.



CONTENTS


OF THE


EIGHTH VOLUME.





Page
A LIBEL on Dr. Delany and Lord Carteret 1
To Dr. Delany on the Libels written against him 7
Directions for making a Birthday Song 13
Helter Skelter 21
The Puppet Show 23
The grand Question debated of Hamilton's Bawn 26
To Dean Swift by Sir Arthur Acheson 33
Drapier's Hill 35
The Dean's Reasons for not building on Drapier's Hill 36
A Panegyrick on the Dean 39
Twelve Articles 50
The Revolution at Market Hill 51
Traulus, a Dialogue 55
Robin and Harry 60
To Betty the Grisette 62
Death and Daphne 63
Daphne 67
The Pheasant and the Lark, by Dr. Delany 69
Answer by the Dean 74
On the Irish Club 77
The Progress of Marriage 78
An excellent new Ballad on the true English Dean 84
On Stephen Duck 87
The Ladies Dressing Room 87
The Power of Time 92
On Mr. Pulteney's being put out of the Council 92
Epitaph on the Duke of Schomberg 94
Cassinus and Peter 95
A beautiful young Nymph going to Bed 99
Strephon and Chloe 101
Apollo, or a Problem solved 111
The Palace of the Damned 112
Judas 113
An Epistle to Mr. Gay 114
On the Irish Bishops 119
On the Death of Dr. Swift 122
Epistle to two Friends 140
Dr. Helsham's Answer 142
Epigrams on the Busts in Richmond Hermitage 144
Conclusion from these Epigrams, with Dr. Swift's Answer 145
To the Rev. Dr. Swift, by the Earl of Orrery 145
To the same, by Dr. Delany 146
The Answer by the Dean 147
The Beasts Confession 148
The Parson's Case 156
The Hardship upon the Ladies 157
A Love Song in the modern Taste 158
On the Words Brother Protestants, &c 160
The Yahoo's Overthrow 162
On the Archbishop of Cashel and Bettesworth 165
On Poetry, a Rhapsody 166
A new Simile for the Ladies, by Dr. Sheridan 182
Answer by Dr. Swift 185
A Vindication of the Libel, &c 190
A friendly Apology for Hartley Hutchinson 192
Ballad on Ballyspellin, by Dr. Sheridan 194
Answer by Dr. Swift 197
Horace, Part of Book i. Sat. 4, paraphrased 199
On a Printer's being sent to Newgate 200
The Day of Judgment 201
Verses sent to the Dean by Dr. Sican 202
On Psyche 204
The Dean and Duke 205
On Dr. Rundle, Bishop of Derry 205
Epigram on the same 208
The Legion Club 208
An Apology, &c 216
The Dean's Manner of Living 221
Verses made for Fruit Women, &c. 221
On Rover, a Lady's Spaniel 224
A Letter to Dr. Helsham 226
Epigram 228
To Dr. Swift on his Birthday, by Mrs. Pilkington 228
On Dr. Swift 229
An Epistle to R. Nugent, Esq. with a Picture of Dr. Swift 230
Epitaph proposed for Dr. Swift 234
Epigram on Two Great Men 234
To the Memory of Dr. Swift 235
An Inscription intended for a Compartment in Dr. Swift's Monument 238
An Epigram occasioned by the above Inscription 238
Polite Conversation 239
Decree for concluding the Treaty between Dr. Swift and Mrs. Long 372
Proposal for the Regulation and Improvement of Quadrille 375
Advertisement for the Honour of Ireland 381
Blunders, Deficiencies, &c. of Quilca 383
Ars Punica, sive Flos Linguarum; the Art of Punning; or, the Flower of Languages; in Seventy-nine Rules: for the farther Improvement of Conversation, and Help of Memory 387
The Original of Punning, from Plato's Symposiacks 427
From my much-honour'd Friend at Heldelville [Dr. Delany] 429
The History of Poetry, in a Letter to a Friend 430
An Essay on English Bubbles 433


This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.