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

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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 134 - The Remedy is wholly in your own Hands; and therefore I have digressed a little, in order to refresh and continue that Spirit so seasonably raised amongst you; and to let you see, that by the Laws of GOD, of NATURE, of NATIONS, and of your own Country, you ARE and OUGHT to be as FREE a People as your Brethren in England.
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.
Página 305 - The miserable dress, and diet, and dwelling of the people; the general desolation in most parts of the kingdom; the old seats of the nobility and gentry all in ruins, and no new ones in their stead...
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.
Página 43 - I were to answer, it should be thus : " Let Mr Wood and his crew of founders and tinkers coin on, till there is not an old kettle left in the kingdom ; let them coin old leather, tobacco-pipe clay, or the dirt in the...
Página 132 - I MB Drapier, desire to be excepted, for I declare, next under God, I depend only on the King my sovereign, and on the laws of my own country; and I am so far from depending upon the people of England, that if they should ever rebel against my sovereign (which God forbid) I would be ready at the first command from His Majesty to take...
Página 41 - Newsletter says, that an assay was made of the coin. How impudent and insupportable is this ! Wood takes care to coin a dozen or two halfpence of good...
Página 108 - I had were some informations from an eminent person, whereof I am afraid I have spoiled a few by endeavouring to make them of a piece with my own productions, and the rest I was not able to manage: I was in the...
Página 43 - To which if I were to answer, it should be thus : — " Let Mr. Wood, and his crew of founders and tinkers, coin on, till there is not an old kettle left in the kingdom, — let them coin old leather...

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