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2,1710, to June 7, 1711, i. 140. iv. 299.
V.3–5. vi. 284. xxi. 339; and Sid Haniet,

37. 91.
1710. From his great talents, became of such ins-

portance, that many speeches were made
against him in both houses of parliament,

X. 113.
Refused to be chaplain to the lord treasurer,

that he might preserve his independency,

vii. 16.
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,

xxi. 3.
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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ley, 43.

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

Westminster, 45.
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-

duct, ibid.
He is engaged in the service of the ministry,

They dislike his assisting Steele in the Tat-

lers, 88.
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-

ently, ibid.
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-

ledge, 159
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

devices, 179.
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

office, ibid.
A saying of his grandmother, 197.
Applied to by foreign ministers, to speak for
them to the lord treasurer and lord Boling-

broke, 202,
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


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