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2,1710, to June 7, 1711, i. 140. iv. 299.
V.3–5. vi. 284. xxi. 339; and Sid Haniet,
1710. From his great talents, became of such ins-
portance, that many speeches were made
against him in both houses of parliament,
Refused to be chaplain to the lord treasurer,
that he might preserve his independency,
Never absent from court, from September of
this year, till 1714, within two months of
the queen's death, except about six weeks
in Ireland, vi. 265.
Presents a niemorial to the queen, vi. 357.
Coldly received by lord treasurer Godolphin,
Is diffident of success, and promises to return
to Ireland speedily, whether he succeeds
or no, 4. 13.
Is disgusted with the family of the Temples,
His picture painted by Jervas, 7.
Is advised to suspend bis application till the
approaching change of the ministry, 14.
His memorial to Mr. Harley about the first.
fruits, xv. 104..
His accuunt of the manner and events of his
first application to Mr. Harley, respecting
the remission of them, 108. xxi, 26.
The lord primare and archbishop of Dublin
commit the care of soliciting that affair to
his diligence and prudence, by a new com-
mission signed by thein both, xv. 1 3.
Which came not to his hands till after the
business was effected, xxi. 54.
Tells Stella, in contidence, that he has suc-
ceeded in his application, 37.
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1710. Wrote a ballad (full of puns) on the West-
'minster election, 42.
His grand commission succeeds, entirely
through his personal credit with Mr. Har-
Complains of Mr. Addison's reservedness, in
a point wherein Swift meant very highly
to serve him, 44.
Prefers Laracor to the prebendal residence at
Had an alarming fit of giddiness, 51.
Is well satisfied with Mr. Harley's kindness;
but has a view to some addition to Laracor
from the duke of Ormond. 58.
Higbly resents the treatment he had received
from the whigs, 59.
He dined for the first time with Mr. secretary
St. John; from whom, as well as from
Mr. Harley, he receives very singular
marks of respect, 61.
The bishops of Ireland apply to the duke of
Ormond, for their first fruits, when the bu-
siness was already done, 70.
The Dean's reflections on their absurd con-
He is engaged in the service of the ministry,
They dislike his assisting Steele in the Tat-
Dr. Swift never could be prevailed on to
preach before the queen, 89.
Wishes the duke of Marlborough may be
continued in his command, 105.
Offends Prior, by reading his verses indiffer-
1711. Assigned reasons to the archbishop of Dub-
lin, for not entering on literary works for
the service of the church, xv. 188.
1711. Projected a plan of an academy for improving
and fixing the English language, i. 153.
160. XV, 216.
Wrote The Conduct of the Allies, of which
above eleven thousand copies were sold in
two months, i, 152.
In expectation of the deanery of Wells, xxii.
The ministry treat him with much kindness;
but he doubls they mingle personal quar.
rels too much in their proceedings, xxi.
The archbishop of Dublin advises him to
make use of the interest he has with the
ministry, to secure something for himself,
XV:174. 193; and to set seriously about
some useful publications in divinity, ibid.
His remark on the ministry's constantly call.
ing him Jonathan. xxi. 150.
His Miscellanies published without his know-
Mr. Harley having sent him a fifty-pound
bank note, he returns it with proper indig.
nation, 163. i. 142.
Gives an account of Mr. Harley's being stab-
bed, xxi. 165.
Is very apprehensive of the small-pox, 170.
His spirited behaviour to Mr. St. John, con-
trasted to his former conduct with sir
William Temple, i. 182. 183.
Reflecting on his situation, receives some
comfort from having had his revenge, 248.
Nobly spurns an offered bribe, 267.
Obtains the Gazette for his bookseller and
printer, Mr. Tooke and Mr. Barber, ibid.
Through his interest, Mr. Barber is appointed
printer to the South-Sea company, and Mr.
Stratford a director, 292.
1711. His banter on the Maids of Honour, 303.
1712. Published Remarks on the Barrier Treaty, as a
supplement to The Conduct, &c. vi. 1. 3.
Recommended to the queen for a bishoprick,
but disappointed through the duchess of
Somerset, i. 162.
Wrote the Publick Spirit of the Whigs, and
a reward offered for the discovery of the
author, i. 193. 206.
His consternation on hearing of the misfor-
tunes of his friend Stratford, whom he had
entrusted wiih upward of four hundred
pounds, xxii. 55. 56.
Gets for his printer and bookseller the office
of stationers to the ordnance, 58.
This leads them to ask for another employe
ment in the Tower, ibid.; which Dr. Swift
obtains from lord Rivers, 59.
Recommends a brother of Dr. Sacheverell to
the treasurer, 62.
Threatened with a suspension, by the bishop
of Meath, for absence, 125.
!713. Wrote at Windsor upon finishing the peace,
The History of the Four last Years of the
Queen, i. 164. vii. 14. XX. 122. 137
Drew up an Address of the House of Lords
to the Queen, April 9, vi. 353.
In May, rewarded with the deanery of Saint
Patrick's, of which he immediately went
to take possession, i. 164.210. vii. 14. xv.
261. xxii. 226-235.
Came to England again at the urgent intreaty
of the ministry, and having prevented a
rupture between them went back to his
deanery, i. 161.
After being there only a fortnight, returned
to England being urged to it by a hundred
letters), to endeavour to reconcile the lords
Bolingbroke and Oxford; which he could
not effect, i. 164. vii. 14. XX. 122.
1713. Verses on himself, x, 112.
Account of him at this period by bishop Kena
nett, xv 287.
Makes a short reflection on life, xxii. 169.
A witty jest on a bad poet, who sent him a
present of a wild towl, 176.
His reasons for rejecting a parcel of oranges
brought him as a present, 178.
His project for coining balfpence, &c. with
Makes a collection among the ministrý, for
the use of needy wits, 191.
Is very much grieved for the death of Mr.
Harrison, secretary to the embassy at
Utrecht, whom he called his own creature,
having procured his promotion to that
A saying of his grandmother, 197.
Applied to by foreign ministers, to speak for
them to the lord treasurer and lord Boling-
His description of the rehearsal of Cato, 221.
Gives a particular narrative of the proceed-
ings respecting his promotion to the deanery
of St. Patrick's, 226.
Praised by Dr. Davenant, for employing his
interest with the lord treasurer in good
offices to others, xv. 285.
1914. Ten' weeks before the queen's death, retired
to Letcomb, near Wantage, in Berkshire,
i. 166. vi. 327. vii, 18.
His mode of living there, xvi. 33.
Wrote there Free Thoughts on the present State
of Affairs, the, publication of which, upon
some difference of opinion arising between
him and lord Bolingbroke, was delayed till