Books published in 1726

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A Letter From A Clergyman To His Friend

  [english | 1726]  


Excerpts: [... 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 ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 219

Gullivers Travels

  [english | 1726]  

Jonathan Swift

Summary: [Gullivers Travels (1726 amended 1735) officially Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World in Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver First a Surgeon and then a Captain of several Ships is a novel by Jonathan Swift that is both a satire on human nature and a parody of the travellers tales literary sub-genre. It is Swifts best known full-length work and a classic of English literature.]
Genres: [fiction | humorousDownloads: 48

Los Viajes De Gulliver

  [spanish | 1726]  

Jonathan Swift

Summary: [Los viajes de Gulliver (1726) es una novela satrica de Jonathan Swift. Presentndose como el Dr. Lemuel Gulliver pretendi divulgar sus viajes en los que se encuentra con una serie de culturas extraas. Este estilo literario de la divulgacin de viajes era comn en ese entonces incluyendo la invencin de culturas extraas y salvajes diseadas deliberadamente para remover las conciencias de los britnicos ...]
Genres: [fiction | humorousDownloads: 311

The Absolute Unlawfulness Of The Stage Entertainment

  [english | 1726]  

William Law

Summary: [I am sensible that the Title of this little Book will to the Generality of People seem too high a Flight that it will be looked upon as the Effect of a fanatical Spirit carrying Matters higher than the Sobriety of Religion requires. I have only one Thing to ask of such People that they will suspend their Judgment for awhile and be content to read so small a Treatise as this is before they pass ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | religionDownloads: 192