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of the Ninth Volume.


1. To

'0 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 tranfla-
tion of Homer. His circumftances in Ireland.

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

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IV. Dr. Swift's answer. 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 - pastoral, and à Newgate-
paftoral, 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 8
An account of his conduct and maxims in ge


VIII. From the L. Bolingbroke, a poftfcript to the
foregoing letter, with fome account of his own fen-
timents and fituation in private life.

IX. Dr. Swift's answer.

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

XI. From Dr. Swift: Of Gulliver's Travels, and his
**fcheme 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 anfwer. Death of Lord Oxford's
fon: fomething concerning Ph--s: More of his Mi-.

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

XV. From Dr. Swift, preparing to leave England

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XVI. Answer from Mr. Pope. The regret of his de-
parture, remembrance of the fatisfaction past,
wifhes for his welfare.


XVII. Defires for his return, and settlement in Eng-
land: The various schemes of his other friends,
and his own.

XVIII. From Mr. Gay and Mr. Pope. An account
of the reception of Gulliver's Travels in Eng-

XIX. On the fame fubject from Mr. Pope. Advice

against party-writing.

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

XXI. From the fame. Concerning party, and de-
"pendency: And of the project of a joint volume of

XXII. The answer. On the fame fubjects.

XXIII. On Dr. Swift's fecond departure for Ire-


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-

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 refufal 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 manner of

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XXIX. Of a true Jonathan Gulliver in New - Eng-
land: 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. Anfwer to the former: His
fituation in Ireland.

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

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 abused
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. Exhorta-
tion to him to write history.

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The Dean's temper,

his prefent amusements, and disposition.

XXXVII. From the fame on the fame subjects, and
concerning œconomy; his sentiments on the times,
and his manner of life — of the love of fame and
diftinition. His friendship for Mr. Pope.

XXXVIII. From the fame. His condition: The flate
of Ireland: Character of Mrs. Pope: Reflections
on Mr. Pope's and Mr. Gay's circumstances.

XLII. Dr. Swift to Mr. Pope. Concerning the Dunciad,
and of his fituation of life.

XLIII. From Lord B. That the fenfe of friendship

increases with increase of years. Concerning a

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


XLIV. Of the style of his Letters, of his condition of
life, his past friendships, dislike of party -spirit,
and thoughts of penfions and preferment.

XLV. Of Mr. Weftley's differtations on Job


fcript by Lord Bol. on the pleasure we take in
reading letters.

XLVI. From Lord B, to Dr. Swift. Inviting him to
England, and concerning reformation of manners
by writing.

XLVII. From the fame. The temper proper to men
in years: An account of his own.

of his lady.

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The character

Poftfcript by Mr. P. on his mother,

and the effects of the tender passions.

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