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A Dialogue Between Dean Swift And Tho Prior Esq

Auhtor: Anonymous

Language: english
Published: 1753

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Review by C. F. Hill, March 2007


Rating: (*****)
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Dialogue Between Dean Swift And Tho Prior Esq':

... as false and personated, and most Governments look on such Authors at best, as so many out-lying Deer, and give all the World leave to hunt them and run ...
... formidable People in it. Don't you consider how easily they are crusht by Power. SWIFT. No. But I consider how easily they can crush Power, I mean ...
... Funds allowed this noble Design, are so small, as if they were subscrib'd by Papists, in order to cramp it, and lessen its Efficacy whereas the Contributions ...
... great Advantage to the Service of Ireland, that a few private Gentlemen have improv'd the Breed of the horned Cattle. You may as well argue, that some ...
... produce hereafter, by the honest Oeconomy and prudential Directions, of a zealous and judicious Body of Citizens, who Study the Good of their Country. ...
... from the Numbers of worthy Men among us, who do us real Honour. It is certain his Majesty set the Nation a noble Example, by Assigning them a Charter, ...
... done the Thing. When I look'd on my Airings on the wild Wastes of rich Lands unbuilt and untill'd, I sigh'd for the want of Houses and Tenements, of ...
... of the Law, and labour the other Six. This at least shou'd be the Magistrate's, and the human Legislator's Business but really there is no Law made, ...
... undo them, by sending for such vast Quantities of her Claret, at the same Time I hear it is pleaded in behalf of the Importers, that they never were ...
... tho' they be only Mum or Cyder, Porter or Perry, and seem resolved to shew they are as little afraid of a Jail, as greater Persons. SWIFT. In ...
... and the nursing Mother of Arts and Manufactures. We observ'd before, that to see Beggars in any well regulated State, is a reproach to its Laws and Government ...
... her Hands, but through her Negligence or Diffidence it is an unwrought one, though the Ore is vastly rich and promising. PRIOR. I must agree with you ...
... where the Generals, Colonels and Captains are Cowards, as that a Nation shall shew publick Spirit, or be Virtuous, Religious and Charitable, where ...
... Strangled, ''Tis for your good Don Carlos. be quiet, 'tis for your Good.' Nay what will become of a Nation, where whoever Attempts to help it, is either ...
... but our safety, which we sacrifice to our ardour for Noise and Wrangling, and prefer our Resentments to our Lives. If our great Partisans of both Sides, ...
... Estates saddled with a constant Tax as a Fine for Absence. How lightly soever Gentlemen regard this Desertion of their native Soil, it is certainly ...
... could do much Good by their Benefactions, we should have more of them in the World than we have. SWIFT. I doubt, Tom, you mistake that Matter egregiously, ...
... when they called me a Jacobite, I never was in the wrong when I called them Fools. As for your political Secrets, let me be allowed to set you right, ...
... we may say of the brightest of your Writings, what I said in one of my Exercises at School of Mr. Cowlry. With all the Graces, all the Faults of ...
... Morn. PRIOR. With all my Heart. I have a Budget of Anecdotes, and a deal of Law and Politicks, to entertain you with. Oh this poor Kingdom. this unthinking ...