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L E T TERS
of Dr. SW IF I to Mr. GÀY

LETTER

Concerning the Duchess of Q — y. Perfuafions

I.

to economy.
II. On the same subje&ts.

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III. A letter of raillery:
IV. In the same style, to Mr. Gay and the Duchessa
V. A strange end of a law - suit. His way of life,

&c. Postscript to the Duchess.
VI. Two new pieces of the Dean's: Answer to his ina

vitation into England.' Advice to write, &c.
VII. More on the samé subječts. A happy union

against corruption. Postfoript to the Duke of

Q. and to the Duchess:
VIII. Mr. Gay to Dr. Swift. His account of himself:

his last fubles: His oeconomy Postfcript by
Mr. Pope, of their common ailments, and oecono-
my; and against party - Spirit in writing.

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LETTER
IX. From Dr, Swift to Mr. Gay. Congratulation on

Mr. Gay's leaving the Court; Lord Corsbury's

refusal of a pension : Charatter of Mr. Gay.
X. From the fame. Concerning the writing of fables :

Advice about ceconomy, and provision for old
age ; of inattention, &c. Postscript to the

Duchess.
XI. From the same to Mr. Gay, and a postfcript to

the Duchess, on various subje&ts.
XII. From the same, concerning the opening of letters

at the post - office. The encouragement given to
bad writers. Reasons for his not living in Eng-
land. Postscript to the Duchess: her charakter ;

raillery on the subječt of Mr. Gay himself.
XIII. From Dr. Swift to Mr. Pope. An account of

several little pieces or traits published as his :

which were, or were not genuine ?
XIV. From Mr. Pope and Dr. Arbuthnot to Dr.

Swift: On the sudden death of Mr. Gay.
XV. From Dr. Swift. On the same subje&t. Of Mr.

Pope's epistles, and particularly that on the use

of riches.
XVI. From Mr. Pope, on Mr. Gay: His care of his

memory and memory and writings; concerning
the Dean's and his own; and of several other

things.
XVII. More of Mr. Gay, his papers, and epitaph.

Of the fate of his own writings, and the purpose
of them. Invitation of the Dean to England.

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LEITER
XVIII. From Dr. Swift. Of the paper called The

Life and charakter of Dr. Swift, Of Mr. Gay,
and the care of his paper. Of a libel against
Mr. Pope. Of the edition of the Dean's works

In Ireland, how printed.
XIX. Of the Dean's Verses, called a libel on Dr. D.

the Spurious charakter of him : Lord Boli's

writings: The indolence of great men in years.
XX. From Dr. Swift. On Mrs. Pope's death. Invi-

tation to Dublin. His own situation there, and

temper.
XXI. Answer to the former. His temper of mind
fince his

mother's death. The union of sentiments
in all his acquaintance.
XXII. Concern for his absence. Of a libel against him.

Reflections on the behaviour of a worthless man.
XXIII. Melancholy circumstances of the separation of

friends. Impertinence of false pretenders to their
friendship. Publishers of Night papers. Of the
Eluy on Man, and of the colleition of the Dean's
works. Postscript by Lord Bolingbroke, con-

cerning his metaphysical work.
XXIV. From Dr. Swift. The answer. Of his own

amusements, the Esay on Man, and Lord B's

writings.
XXV. Of the pleasures of his conversation : Of Dr.

Arbuthnot's decay of health : Of the nature of

moral and philosophical writings.
XXVI. From Dr. Swift. On the death of friends.

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XXVII. From the same. On the offence taken at their

writings. Of Mr. Pope's Letters. Character

of Dr. Rundle, Bishop of Derry.
XXVIII. Concerning the Earl of Peterborow, and

his death at Lisbon. Charities of Dr. Swift.
XXIX. From Dr. Swift. Of writing letters: Severat

of the ancients writ them to publish. Of his own
'letters. The care he shall take of Mr. Pope's,

to prevent their being printed,
XXX. From Dr. Swift. On the death of friends.

What sort of popularity he has in Ireland.
Against the general corruption.

XXXI. From the fame. His kindness for Mr. P. and

his own infirm condition.

XXXII. Mr. Pope to Dr. Swift. His plan for the

second book of Ethic 'Epistles, of the extent and
limits of human reason and science; and what
retarded the execution of it. Of Lord B.'s

writings. New invitations to England,
XXXIII. From Dr. Swift. His Refolinion to preserve

Mr. Pope's Letters, and leave them to his dispo-
sal after his death. His desire to be mentioned
in the Ethic Epistles. Of the lofs of friends, and

decays of age.
XXXIV. What sort of letters he now writes, and the

contrattion of his correspondence. Of the human
failings of great genius's, and the allowance to

be made them. His high opinion of Lord Boling,
broke and Dr. Swift as writer's.

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LETTER
XXXV. From Dr. Swift, Of old age, and death of

friends. More of the Ethic Epistles,
XXXVI. Of the complaints of friends. One of the

best comforts of old age. Some of his Letters
copied in Ireland, and printed. Of Lord Bo-
lingbroke's retirement. Of some new friends,

and of what sort they are.
XXXVII. The present circumstances of his life and

his compunions. Wishes that the last part of

their days might be passed together:.
XXXVIII. From Dr. Swift. Reasons that obstruit

his coming to England. Desires to be remembered
in Mr. Pope's Epistles. Many of Mr. Pope's

letters to him loft, and by what means.
XXXIX. From Dr. Swift. Mention again of the

chasm in the letters. Obje£tions in Ireland to
fone pafuges in Mr. Pope's letters published in

England. The Dean's own opinion of them.
XL. From Dr. Swift. Of his declining state of health.

His opinion of Mr. Pope's Dialogrie, intitled,
One Thousand Seven hundred and Thirty Eight."
The entire colle&tion of his and Mr. Pope's letters,
for t.venty years and upwards, found, and in
the hands of a lady, a worthy cod judicious re-
lation of the Dean's. This a mistake; not in
hers; but in some other safe hands..

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