The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Band 12

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C. Bathurst, C. Davis, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. Hodges, R. and J. Dodsley, and W. Bowyer., 1755
 

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Seite 282 - where two or three are gathered together in thy name, thou wilt be in the midst of them, and bless them.
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Seite 73 - Your good behaviour on this article will concern your whole community: deny the fact with all solemnity of imprecations: a hundred of your brethren, if they can be admitted^, will attend about the bar, and be ready upon demand to give you a...
Seite 321 - The two maxims, of any great man at court are* always to keep his countenance, and never to keep his word.
Seite 276 - Swift, because his great grandfather by the. grandmother's side was Admiral Deane, who having been one of the regicides, had the good fortune to save his neck by dying a year or two before the Restoration.
Seite 348 - By each brother firm stand ; Let's be merry, and put a bright face on : What mortal can boast So noble a toast As a free and an accepted Mason.
Seite 208 - I look upon this to be the greatest Event that can ever happen to me, but all my Preparations will not suffice to make me bear it like a Philosopher, nor altogether like a Christian.
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