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XIV. To the Hon. Mrs-

XV. Excufe 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 ferve


XIX. Complaints of his abfence, and fome envy at his

XX. The author more and more inclined to retirement.
XXI. More of the fame. Concern for his friend's ab-
fence, affection to his perfon, and wishes for
his happiness.

XXII. Defiring him to return to town and refume the
fudy of poetry. The fate of wit at that time.
XXIII. Of the fame fubject. The death of Wilks the
player: Verfes on the hermitage at Richmond,&c.
XXIV. From Mr Gay. His ill ftate 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 abfence,
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; praise of humanity and
good-nature. The benefits of equality in friend-

XXX. To the fame. On the death of the Earl of C-
XXXI. On his mother's recovery: the melancholy offices
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 pleafures 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 reafon.
XXXV. Answer to the former.

XXXVI. From the Earl of Peterborow. His diflike 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.

Defire to fee Dr Swift.
Alteration in his paffions, and from whence.
XXXIX. From Dr Swift to the Earl of Peterborow.
XL. A confultation about defigning a garden: Va-
rious opinions, and fome general reflections.
XLI. To Mr C-expoftulatory on the hardships done
an unhappy lady, &c.

XLII. To Mr Richardfon.

XLIII. XLIV. To the fame; after Mrs Pope's death.
XLV. To Mr B. concerning the Effay 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 Duchefs of Buckingham-
fhire and Normanby
P 86.

A Letter to a Noble Lord on occafion of fome libels writ-
ten and propagated at Court, in the year 1732-3.


LETTERS to and from Dr SwIFT and others.


I. To Dr Swift. Retired from Court fome months
before the Queen's Death.

II. 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 tran-
flation of Homer. His circumftances in Ireland.
III. Mr Pope's love and memory of Dr Swift.
Calumnies and Slanders upon him on account of
Religion, turned into raillery.

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

V. Dr Swift to Mr Pope: An apology for his con-
duct and writings after the Queen's death: With
an account 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 poffcript to the fore-
going letter, with fome account of his own fenti-
ments and fituation in private life.

IX. Dr Swift's answer.

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

XI. From Dr Swift: Of Gulliver's Travels and his
Scheme of Mifanthropy: Concerning a lady at
Court: Character of Dr Arbuthnot.

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

XIII. Dr Swift's answer. Death of Lord Oxford's fon:
Something 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 amuse-
ments of his friends in England.
-Lord B's
poft fcript on the fame occafion.

XV. From Dr Swift, preparing to leave England


XVIII. From Mr Gay and Mr Pope. An account of
the reception of Gulliver's Travels in England.
XIX. On the fame subject from Mr Pope. Advice a-
gainft party-writing.

XX. From Dr Swift. About Gulliver and of a fe
cond journey to England.

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

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 England:
The Dunciad, and the Treatife of the Bathos.
Reflections on mortality and decay: What is
defirable in the decline of life.

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

XXXIV. From Bath The pleasure of being abused 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.

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