A Tale of a Tub and Other Works

Paperback | November 7, 2008

byJonathan SwiftEditorAngus Ross, David Woolley

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A Tale of a Tub is the masterpiece of Swift's earlier years. It is presented here with The Battle of the Books, The Mechanical Operation of the Spirit, and the Additions.

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A Tale of a Tub is the masterpiece of Swift's earlier years. It is presented here with The Battle of the Books, The Mechanical Operation of the Spirit, and the Additions.

Angus Ross, Reader in English, University of Sussex.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.47 inPublished:November 7, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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A tale of a tub, written for the universal improvement of mankindA full and true account of the battle fought last Friday between the ancient and the modern books in Saint Jame's LibraryA discourse concerning the mechanical operation of the spirit. In a letter to a friend. A fragmentAn argument to prove that the abolishing of Christianity in England may, as things now stand, be attended with some inconveniences, and perhaps not produce those many good effects proposed therebyA modest proposal for preventing the children of poor people in Ireland from being a burden to their parents or country, and for making them beneficial to the publicOn doing good. A sermonA proposal for giving badges to the beggars in all the parishes of DublinHints on good mannersHints toward an essay on conversationOn sleeping in church. A sermonA letter to a very young lady on her marriage