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·XIV. To the Hon. Mrs.
XV. Excuse for not writing. Of Mr Fenton's death. XVI. A congratulation to Mr Gay, on the end of his
expectations at court. The innocence of a pri
vate life, and the happiness of independency. XVII. From Mr Gay in the country. Thoughts of buy
ing a farm, and about the Dunciad. XVIII. To Mr Gay in the country. Wishes to serve
him. XIX. Complaints of his abfence, and some envy at his
situation. XX. The author more and more inclined to retirement. XXI. More of the same. Concern for his friend's ab
fence, affection to his person, and wishes for
his happiness. XXII. De firing him to return to town and resume the
ftudy of poetry. The fate of wit at that time. XXIII. Of the fame subject. The death of Wilks the
player: Verses on the hermitage at Richmond, &c. XXIV. From Mr Gay. His ill state of health. His
opinion of writing panegyric.
and some advice to his friend.
and other melancholy incidents. XXIX. To Hugh Bethel, Esq; praise of humanity and
good-nature. The benefits of equality in friend
of friends. A prospect of the town upon the
XXXII. On the publishing his Letters. The situation of
the author, his pleasures and his friendships. XXXIII. To the Earl of Peterborow. His love of gar
dening. Reflections on Titles. Dearth of news, XXXIV. From the Earl of Peterborow. Stowe-gar
dens: Temper of women: His love of laziness,
and the reason. 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 unwill
ingness to come to town. XXXVIII. From the fame. Desire to fee Dr Swift.
Alteration in his pafions, and from whence. XXXIX. From Dr Swift to the Earl of Peterborow. XL. A confultation about designing a garden: Va
rious opinions, and some general reflections. - XLI. TO Mr C-expostulatory on the hardships done
an unhappy lady, &c. XLII. To Nir Richardson. XLIII. XLIV. To the same; after Mrs Pope's death.
XLV. TO Mr B. concerning the Elay on Man, c. XLVI. Concern for the lofs of friends, XLVII. From Dr Arbuthnot in his last sickness. His
dying request to the author. XLVIII. The answer.
The character of Katharine late Duchess of Buckingham
shire and Normanby A Letter to a Noble Lord on occasion of Soone libels written and propagated at Court, in the year 1732-3.
LETTERS to and from Dr Swift and others.
before the Queen's Death.
toral, proposed as subjects for Mr Gay.
XVIII. From Mr Gay and Mr Pope. An account of
the reception of Gulliver's Travels in England.
cond journey to England.
XXII. The answer. On the same subjects.
XXVI. From Mr Gay. Raillery: what employment
was offered him at Court, and why he refused
it. XXVII. Dr Swift to Mr Gay. On the refusal of that
employment, and his quitting the Court. Of
the Beggars Opera. XXVIII. From Lord Bolingbroke and Mr Pope. Of the
Dunciat. Advice to the Dean in the man. ner of Montaigne. Of courtiers, and of the
The Dunciad, and the Treatise of the Bathos.
desirable in the decline of life. XXX. From Dr Swift. Answer to the former: His
situation in Ireland. XXXI. From the same. His own and Mr Pope's tem
per. XXXII. Lord Bolingbroke's life in the country. More
about the Dunciad. XXXIII. From Dr Swift. Advice how to publish
the Dunciad: Concerning Lord B. and Mr
Gay. XXXIV. From Bath The pleasure of being abufed in
company with worthy men. XXXV. From Dr Swift. His manner of living with
a friend in the country. The death of Mr Con
greve. Character of an indolent friend. XXXVI. Dr Swift to Lord Boling bruke. Exhortation
to him to write history. The Dean's temper, his present amusements and disposition.