The Works Of Jonathan Swift (volume 1); Memoirs Of Jonathan Swift, D. D: Memoirs of Jonathan Swift…

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byJonathan Swift

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1814. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... * SECTION VI. Suift retires to Quilca--His friendship for Sheridan--He visits England--Has an audience of Wulpole--Becomes known at the Prince of Wales's court--Returns to Ireland and publishes Gulliver's Travels--He revisits England--And is recalled by Stella's indisposition--Her death --Swift breaks with the Court and minister--His writings on Irish affairs--He quarrels with Lord Allen-- Is intimate with Carteret--A letter is forged in his name to the Queen--His Miscellaneous Prose Writings about this period--His poems--His residence at Gossford with Sir Arthur Acheson, and the Verses which were written there. When Wood's project appeared to be on the verge of being abandoned, Swift, as if desirous of escaping from the popular applause which hailed him from every quarter, retreated with Mrs Dingley and Mrs Johnson to Quilca, a small countryhouse belonging to his intimate friend Dr Sheridan, in a wild and sequestered situation, about seven miles from the town of Kells. In this retirement, where the want of accommodation be 308 came the subject of one or two of those pieces of humour, which he has called family trifles, he remained for several months. He seems to have meditated a final blow at Wood and his halfpence; but hearing the patent was resigned, he stopped the publication of the intended treatise. This was probably the seventh letter, which did not appear until the Dean's works were collected, in 1735. Meanwhile the inadvertence of his friend, Sheridan, engaged him in a very troublesome affair, in which Swift laboured hard to protect and assist him. Dr Sheridan, highly respectable for wit, learning, and an uncommon talent for the education of youth, and no less distinguished by his habits of abstraction and absence, and a simplicity of character...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1814. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... * SECTION VI. Suift retires to Quilca--His friendship for Sheridan--He visits England--Has an audience of Wulpole--Becomes k...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:172 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.37 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217917178

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