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A Letter From A Clergyman To His Friend

Auhtor: Anonymous

Language: english
Published: 1726

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Review by C. F. Hill, January 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Letter From A Clergyman To His Friend':

... envious, disaffected). A person with a powerful ego and astringent sense of humor, Swift must have been a delightful friend, if somewhat difficult, but ...
... correct, for it was not long before four Keys, the earliest commentary in pamphlet form on the Travels, were published by a Signor Corolini, undoubtedly ...
... the author's intent is to vilify Swift in retaliation for attacks on the writer's friends. Inspired by the publication of the Travels, he presents ...
... quoted above (17 November 1726) also noted that those who frequent the Church, say his [Gulliver's] design is impious, and that it is an insult on ...
... in the House of Lords (Travels, II, vi). Believing that Swift's pungent satire on the church hierarchy is good and true, he makes the dean himself ...
... on the religious wars over the Eucharist and the serious issues raised by Swift. No doubt, however, he probably read Swift's interpretation of Gulliver's ...
... wrote in the Peri Bathos, the first part of the Miscellany that aroused Smedley's ire. Swift is, to sum up, ludicrous, dull, and ane and . an Instance ...
... Anthony Collins [A Discourse Concerning Ridicule and Irony (1729)] remarks that High-Church overlooked Swift's drolling upon Christianity, and ...
... lacking a moral and the satire a debasing of the Dignity of human Nature (The Arts of Logick and Rhetorick [London, 1728], pp. 416-418). [8] ...
... Character, because these are consonant to the Depravity of humane Nature, and in themselves vile: Upon the very same Account an honest Man abominates ...
... Possessor a Passion not to be gratify'd, not possible of Pleasure the peculiar one would imagine of infernal Beings, and much of their Punishment. ...
... the Father of his People who love and fear him as such under his auspicious Reign we enjoy all the Happiness a Nation can enjoy: We have Religion ...
... Words, and applying them to himself as thus Doctor COPPER-FARTHING, was by Pimping, Swearing, For-swearing, Flattering, Suborning, Forging, Gaming, ...
... Man, review the Doctor's charging him with being morose and what Contempt must they have of the Doctor's Veracity, who to satisfy the vilest Passion ...
... Record, of which this is an Epitome such as ne'er was exceeded, or perhaps equall'd. I look upon what I have hitherto said as necessary to my Undertaking ...
... the Day, his Patron thought himself obliged to take Care of him and upon a D-y in Ireland becoming vacant, he prevailed with the Queen to grant it ...
... and well paid too, to preach up Charity and Benevolence to teach People their Duty to the superior Powers to tell them of their Obligations to good ...
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... All income of the Society is devoted to defraying costs of publication and mailing. Correspondence concerning memberships in the United States and Canada ...
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