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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.
XXV. From Mr Cleland to Mr Gay.
XXVI. Mr Pope to the Earl of Burlington.
XXVII. The author's bad kealth, complaints of absence,

and some advice to his friend.
XXVIII.On the death of Mr Gay, his mother's illnes

and other melancholy incidents. XXIX. To Hugh Bethel, Esq; praise of humanity and

good-nature. The benefits of equality in friend

hip.
XXX. Ta the same. On the death of the Earl of C-
XXXI. On his mother's ricovery: the melancholy offices

of friends. A prospect of the town upon the
death of the King

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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.

P 85.

p. 91.

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

Beggars Opera.
XXIX. Of a true Jonathan Gulliver in New England:

The Dunciad, and the Treatise of the Bathos.
Reflections on mortality and decay: What is

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.

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