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XXI. More of the fame. Concern for his friend's
abfence, affection to his perfon, and wijbes for
his happiness.

XXII. Defiring him to return to town and refume the
Study of poetry. The ftate of wit at that time.

XXIII. Of the fame fubject. The death of Wilkes the

player: Verfes on the hermitage at Richmond,


XXIV. From Mr. Gay. His ill fate of health. His
opinion of writing panegyric.

XXV. From Mr. Cleland to Mr. Gay.

XXVI. Mr. Pope to the Earl of Burlington.

XXVII. The Author's bad health, complaints of absence,
and fome advice to his friend.

XXVIII. On the death of Mr. Gay, his mother's illness,
and other melancholy incidents.

XXIX, To Hugh Bethel, Efq; praife of humanity and
good-nature. The benefits of equality in friend-

XXX. To the fame. On the death of the Earl, of


XXXI. On his Mother's recovery: the melancholy of
fices of friends. A prospect of the town upon
the death of the King.

XXXII. On the publishing his Letters. The fituation of
the author, his pleasures and his friend/hips.

XXXIII. To the Earl of Peterborow. His love of

gardening. Reflections on Titles. Dearth of


XXXIV. From the Earl of Peterborow. Stowe-gardens.

Temper of women: His love of laziness, and

the reafon.

XXXV. Answer to the former.

XXXVI. From the Earl of Peterborow his dislike of
coming to town: The Charitable Corporation;
more concerning women.

XXXVII. From the Earl of Peterborow, from his gar-
den: his idea of the Golden age, and unwilling-
nefs to come to town.


XXXVIII. From the fame. Defire to fee Dr. Savift.
Alteration in his paffions, and from whence.

XXXIX. From Dr. Swift to the Earl of Peterborow.

XL. A confultation about defigning a garden: l'a-

rious opinions, and fome general reflections.

XLI. To Mr. C-expoftulatory on the hard/hips
done an unhappy lady, etc.

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1.Tbefore the Queen's Death.

11. From Dr. Swift at Dublin.

How little he cares

to think of England: Concern at the violence of party.

Of the first volume of Mr. Pope's tranflation of Ho-

nier. His circumftances in Ireland.

III. Mr. Pope's love and memory of Dr. Swift. The
Calumnies and Slanders upon him on account of Re-
ligion, turned into raillery.

IV. Dr. Swift's anfwer. His enquiry concerning Mr.
P's principles. Poets generally follow the Court.
Raillery on the Jubject of his enemies, and his Re-
ligion. A Quaker-paftoral, and a Newgate-pafloral,
propofed as Jubjects for Mr. Gay.

V. Dr. Swift to Mr. Pope: An apology for his conduct
and writings after the Queen's death: With an ac-
count of his principles in politics.

VI. Dr. Swift to Mr. Gay..


VII. Mr. Pope to Dr. Swift, occafioned by the former :
An account of his conduct and maxims in general.
VIII. From the L. Bolingbroke, a poftfcript to the fore-
going letter, with fome account of his own fen-
timents and fituation in private life.

IX. Dr. Swift's anfwer.

X. From Mr. Pope to Dr. Swift. An invitation to


XI. From Dr. Swift of Gulliver's Travels, and his
Scheme of Mifanthropy: concerning a lady at
Court: Character of Dr. Arbuthnet.

XII. To Dr. Swift. Character of fome of his friends
in England: with further invitations.

XIII. Dr. Swift's anfwer. Death of Lord Oxford's
Jon: Jomething concerning Ph-s: More of his

XIV. Expectations of Dr. Swift's journey to England.
Character of low enemies and detractors; with
what temper they are to be borne. The amufe-
ments of his friends in England.-Lord B.'s post-
Script on the fame occafion.

XV. From Dr. Swift preparing to leave England again.
XVI. Anfwer from Mr. Pope. The regret of his de-
parture, remembrance of the fatisfaction paft,
wishes for his welfare.

XVII. Defires for his return, and fettlement in England:
the various fchemes of his other friends, and his


XVIII. From Mr. Gay and Mr. Pope. An account of
the reception of Gulliver's Travels in England.
XIX. On the fame fubject, from Mr. Pope. Advice

against party-writing.

XX. From Dr. Swift. About Gulliver, and of a
Second journey to England.

XXI. From the fame. Concerning party, and depen-
dency: And of the project of a joint volume of

XXII. The answer. On the fame fubjects.
XXIII. On Dr. Swift's fecond departure for Ireland.
XXIV. From Dr. Swift: His reafons for departing.
XXV. From Dr. Swift. His remembrance of Mr. P.'s
friendship; with fome confideration of his cir-

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XXVI. From Mr. Gay. Raillery: What employment
was offered him at Court, and why he refufed it.


XXVII. Dr. Swift to Mr. Gay. On the refuful of that

employment, and his quitting the Court. Of

the Beggars Opera.

XXVIII. From Lord Bolingbroke and Mr. Pope. Of

the Dunciad. Advice to the Dean in the man-

ner of Montaigne.-Of courtiers, and of the

Beggars Opera.

XXIX. Of a true Jonathan Gulliver in New-Eng-
land: The Dunciad, and the Treatife of the
Bathos. Reflections en mortality and decay:
What is defirable in the decline of life.

XXX. From Dr. Swift. Answer to the former: His
fituation in Ireland.

XXXI. From the fame. His own and Mr. Pope's

XXXIII. From Dr. Swift. Advice how to publish the
Dunciad: Concerning Lord B. and Mr. Gay.
XXXIV. From Bath. The pleasure if being abuf.d'in
company with worthy men.

XXXV. From Dr. Swift. His manner of living with
a friend in the country. The death of Mr.
Congreve. Character of an indolent friend.

XXXVI. Dr. Swift to Lord Bolingbroke. Exhortation

to him to write hiftory. The Dean's temper,

his present amusements and disposition.

XXXVII. From the fame on the fame fubjects, and con-
cerning oeconomy: his fentiments on the times,
and his manner of life of the love of fame
and diftinction. His friendship for Mr. Pope.
XXXVIII. From the fame. His condition: The State of
Ireland: Character of Mrs. Pope: Reflections
on Mr. Pope and Mr. Gay's circumstances.
XXXIX. Mr. Pope's answer: His fituation and con-
tentment: An account of his other friends.
XL. Lord Bolingbroke to Dr. Swift: Å review of
his life, his thoughts of oeconomy, and concern-
ing fame.

XLI. Dr. Swift's anfwer. The misfortunes attend-

ing great talents: Concerning fame, and the

defire of it.

XLII. Dr. Swift to Mr. Pope. Concerning the Dun-
ciad, and of his fituation of life.


XLIII. From Lord B. That the fenfe of friendship

increafes with increafe of years. Concerning

a hiftory of his own times, and Mr. P.'s moral


XLIV. Of the Style of his Letters, of his condition of
life, his past friendships, diflike of party-fpirit,
and thoughts of penfions and preferment.
XLV. Of Mr. Westley's differtatious on Job.- Poft
Script by Lord B. on the pleasure we take in
reading letters.

XLVI. From Lord Dr. Swift. Inviting him to
England, and concerning reformation of man-
ners by writing.

XLVII. From the fame. The temper proper to men in
years: An account of his own. The charac-
ter of his lady.Poftfcript by Mr. P. on his
mother, and the effects of the tender paffions.

XLVIII. From the fame. Of his ftudies, particularly

a metaphyfical work. Of retirement and ex-

ercife. Poftfcript by Mr. P. His wish that

their studies were united in fome work useful

to manners, and his diftaste of all party writ-



XLIX. Concerning the Duchefs of 2-y. Perfuafions
to oeconomy.

L. On the fame fubjects.

LI. A letter of raillery.

LII. In the fame flyle, to Mr. Gay and the Duchefs.
LIII. A ftrange end of a law-fuit. His way of life,
etc. Poffcript to the Duchefs.

LIV. Two new pieces of the Dean's: Anfwer to his in-
vitation into England. Advice to write, etc.

LV. More on the fame fubjects. A happy union against

corruption. Foftfcript to the Duke of 2. and to

the Duchefs.

LVI. Mr. Gay to Dr. Swift. His account of himself:
his laft fables: His oeconomy.
- Poftfeript by Mr.
Pope, of their common ailments, and oeconomy;


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