The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volumen10

W. Bowyer, C. Bathurst, W. Owen, W. Strahan, J. Rivington, J. Hinton, L. Davis, and C. Reymers, R. Baldwin, J. Dodsley, S. Crowder and Company and B. Collins., 1768

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Página 15 - What I intend now to say to you is, next to your duty to God and the care of your salvation, of the greatest concern to yourselves and your children: your bread and clothing, and every common necessary of life, entirely depend upon it.
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Página 108 - I am very sensible that such a work as I have undertaken might have worthily employed a much better pen ; but when a house is attempted to be robbed, it often happens the weakest in the family runs first to stop the door.
Página 207 - As to Ireland, they know little more of it than they do of Mexico : farther than that it is a country subject to the king of England, full of bogs, inhabited by wild Irish papists, who are kept in awe by mercenary troops sent from thence : and their general opinion is, that it were better for England if this whole island were sunk into the sea : for they have a tradition, that every forty years there must be a rebellion in Ireland.
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