The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Τόμος 11

W. Bowyer, C. Bathurst, W. Owen, W. Strahan, J. Rivington, J. Hinton, L. Davis, and C. Reymers, R. Baldwin, J. Dodsley, S. Crowder and Company and B. Collins., 1768

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Σελίδα 303 - It must be allowed, that every man is bound to follow the rules and directions of that measure of reason which God hath given him ; and indeed he cannot do otherwise, if he will be sincere, or act like a man.
Σελίδα 58 - Exactly at eight the mother came up, and discovered, by the redness of her face, that supper was not far off. It was twice as large as the dinner, and my persecution doubled in proportion. I desired at my usual hour to go to my repose, and was conducted to my chamber by the gentleman, his lady, and the whole train of children. They importuned me to drink something before I went to bed ; and, upon my refusing...
Σελίδα 66 - Pound, tho he understands Play very well, no body better. He has promis't me upon °Rep, to leave off Play; but you know 'tis a Weakness he's too apt to give into, tho he has as much Wit as any Man, no body more.
Σελίδα 68 - Rep, and many more, when we are already overloaded with monosyllables, which are the disgrace of our language. Thus we cram one syllable, and cut off...
Σελίδα 26 - This comedy likewise exposes, with great justice, that unnatural taste for Italian music among us, which is wholly unsuitable to our northern climate, and the genius of the people, whereby we are overrun with Italian effeminacy and Italian nonsense.
Σελίδα 265 - No, faith, my lord ; I like your wine, and I won't put a churl upon a gentleman ; your honour's claret is good enough for me.
Σελίδα 20 - With Regard to the former, I demand whether I have not as good a Title to Laugh, as Men have to be Ridiculous, and to expose Vice, as another hath to be Vicious.
Σελίδα 231 - My lord, it is better to be out of the world than out of the fashion.
Σελίδα 309 - And all this is highly reasonable : for faith is an entire dependence upon the truth, the power, the justice, and the mercy of God ; which dependence will certainly incline us to obey him in all things.
Σελίδα 20 - I demand whether I have not as good a title to laugh, as men have to be ridiculous, and to expose vice, as another hath to be vicious. If I ridicule the follies and corruptions of a court, a ministry, or a senate ; are they not amply paid by pensions, titles, and power, while I expect and desire no other reward, than that of laughing with a few friends in a corner.

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