The Poems of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Volume 1
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The Poems of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Volume 1

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  • THE POEMS OF JONATHAN SWIFT, D.D., VOLUME I
    • PREFACE
      • CONTENTS OF VOLUME I
    • CONTENTS OF VOLUME I
  • INTRODUCTION
  • #POEMS OF JONATHAN SWIFT#
    • I
      • II
        • III
        • IV
        • V
        • VI
        • VII
        • VIII
        • IX
        • X
        • XI
        • XII
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
      • VII
      • VIII
      • IX
      • X
      • XI
      • XII
      • ODE TO THE HON. SIR WILLIAM TEMPLE
        • I
        • II
        • III
        • IV
        • V
        • VI
        • VII
        • VIII
        • IX
        • X
        • XI
        • XII
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
      • VII
      • VIII
      • IX
      • X
      • XI
      • XII
      • ODE TO KING WILLIAM
    • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
      • VII
      • VIII
      • IX
      • X
      • XI
      • XII
    • III
    • IV
    • V
    • VI
    • VII
    • VIII
    • IX
    • X
    • XI
    • XII
    • ODE TO THE HON. SIR WILLIAM TEMPLE
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
      • VII
      • VIII
      • IX
      • X
      • XI
      • XII
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
    • VI
    • VII
    • VIII
    • IX
    • X
    • XI
    • XII
    • ODE TO KING WILLIAM
    • ODE TO THE ATHENIAN SOCIETY[1]
      • I
        • II
        • III
        • IV
        • V
        • VI
        • VII
        • VIII
        • IX
        • X
        • XI
        • XII
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
      • VII
      • VIII
      • IX
      • X
      • XI
      • XII
      • TO MR. CONGREVE
    • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • VI
      • VII
      • VIII
      • IX
      • X
      • XI
      • XII
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
    • VI
    • VII
    • VIII
    • IX
    • X
    • XI
    • XII
    • TO MR. CONGREVE
    • OCCASIONED BY SIR WILLIAM TEMPLE'S LATE ILLNESS AND RECOVERY
      • WRITTEN IN A LADY'S IVORY TABLE-BOOK, 1698
    • WRITTEN IN A LADY'S IVORY TABLE-BOOK, 1698
    • MRS. FRANCES HARRIS'S PETITION, 1699
    • A BALLAD ON THE GAME OF TRAFFIC
    • A BALLAD TO THE TUNE OF THE CUT-PURSE[1]
      • I
        • II
        • III
      • II
      • III
    • I
      • II
      • III
    • II
    • III
    • THE DISCOVERY
    • THE PROBLEM,
    • THE DESCRIPTION OF A SALAMANDER, 1705
    • TO CHARLES MORDAUNT, EARL OF PETERBOROUGH[1]
    • ON THE UNION
    • ON MRS. BIDDY FLOYD;
    • THE REVERSE
    • APOLLO OUTWITTED
    • ANSWER TO LINES FROM MAY FAIR[1]
      • I
    • I
    • VANBRUGH'S HOUSE[1]
    • VANBRUGH'S HOUSE,[1]
    • BAUCIS AND PHILEMON[1]
      • BAUCIS AND PHILEMON[1]
    • BAUCIS AND PHILEMON[1]
    • A GRUB-STREET ELEGY
    • THE EPITAPH
    • A DESCRIPTION OF THE MORNING
    • A DESCRIPTION OF A CITY SHOWER[1]
    • A TOWN ECLOGUE. 1710[1]
      • A CONFERENCE
        • CHARIOT
      • CHARIOT
    • A CONFERENCE
      • CHARIOT
    • CHARIOT
    • TO LORD HARLEY, ON HIS MARRIAGE[1] OCTOBER 31, 1713
    • PHYLLIS; OR, THE PROGRESS OF LOVE, 1716
    • HORACE, BOOK IV, ODE IX ADDRESSED TO ARCHBISHOP KING,[1] 1718
      • TO MR. DELANY,[1]
    • TO MR. DELANY,[1]
    • AN ELEGY[1]
    • EPITAPH ON THE SAME
      • TO MRS. HOUGHTON OF BOURMONT, ON PRAISING HER HUSBAND TO DR. SWIFT
    • TO MRS. HOUGHTON OF BOURMONT, ON PRAISING HER HUSBAND TO DR. SWIFT
    • VERSES WRITTEN ON A WINDOW, AT THE DEANERY HOUSE, ST. PATRICK'S
      • ON ANOTHER WINDOW[1]
      • APOLLO TO THE DEAN.[1] 1720
      • NEWS FROM PARNASSUS BY DR. DELANY
    • ON ANOTHER WINDOW[1]
    • APOLLO TO THE DEAN.[1] 1720
    • NEWS FROM PARNASSUS BY DR. DELANY
    • APOLLO'S EDICT OCCASIONED BY "NEWS FROM PARNASSUS"
    • THE DESCRIPTION OF AN IRISH FEAST
    • THE PROGRESS OF BEAUTY. 1719[1]
    • THE PROGRESS OF MARRIAGE[1]
    • THE PROGRESS OF POETRY
    • THE SOUTH-SEA PROJECT. 1721
    • FABULA CANIS ET UMBRAE
    • A PROLOGUE
    • EPILOGUE[1]
    • PROLOGUE[1]
      • EPILOGUE TO A BENEFIT PLAY, GIVEN IN BEHALF OF THE DISTRESSED WEAVERS. BY THE DEAN. SPOKEN BY MR. GRIFFITH
    • EPILOGUE TO A BENEFIT PLAY, GIVEN IN BEHALF OF THE DISTRESSED WEAVERS. BY THE DEAN. SPOKEN BY MR. GRIFFITH
    • ANSWER TO DR. SHERIDAN'S PROLOGUE, AND TO DR. SWIFT'S EPILOGUE. IN BEHALF OF THE DISTRESSED WEAVERS. BY DR. DELANY.
    • ON GAULSTOWN HOUSE
    • THE COUNTRY LIFE
    • DR. DELANY'S VILLA[1]
      • ON ONE OF THE WINDOWS AT DELVILLE
    • ON ONE OF THE WINDOWS AT DELVILLE
    • CARBERIAE RUPES
    • CARBERY ROCKS
    • COPY OF THE BIRTH-DAY VERSES
    • ON DREAMS
    • SENT BY DR. DELANY TO DR. SWIFT, IN ORDER TO BE ADMITTED TO SPEAK TO HIM WHEN HE WAS DEAF. 1724
    • THE ANSWER
    • A QUIET LIFE AND A GOOD NAME TO A FRIEND WHO MARRIED A SHREW. 1724
    • A PASTORAL DIALOGUE
    • DESIRE AND POSSESSION 1727
    • CLEVER TOM CLINCH GOING TO BE HANGED. 1727
    • DR. SWIFT TO MR. POPE, WHILE HE WAS WRITING THE "DUNCIAD"
    • A LOVE POEM FROM A PHYSICIAN TO HIS MISTRESS
      • BOUTS RIMEZ[1]
    • BOUTS RIMEZ[1]
    • HELTER SKELTER; OR, THE HUE AND CRY AFTER THE ATTORNEYS UPON THEIR RIDING THE CIRCUIT
    • THE PUPPET-SHOW
    • THE JOURNAL OF A MODERN LADY
    • THE LOGICIANS REFUTED
    • THE ELEPHANT; OR, THE PARLIAMENT MAN
    • PAULUS: AN EPIGRAM
    • THE ANSWER. BY DR. SWIFT
    • A DIALOGUE
      • DR. SWIFT
    • DR. SWIFT
    • ON BURNING A DULL POEM
    • AN EXCELLENT NEW BALLAD OR, THE TRUE ENGLISH DEAN[1] TO BE HANGED FOR A RAPE. 1730
    • ON STEPHEN DUCK THE THRESHER, AND FAVOURITE POET
    • THE LADY'S DRESSING-ROOM. 1730
    • THE POWER OF TIME. 1730
    • CASSINUS AND PETER
    • A BEAUTIFUL YOUNG NYMPH GOING TO BED.
    • THE DAY OF JUDGMENT[1]
  • JUDAS. 1731
    • TO A LADY WHO DESIRED THE AUTHOR TO WRITE SOME VERSES UPON HER IN THE HEROIC STYLE
      • EPIGRAM ON THE BUSTS[1] IN RICHMOND HERMITAGE. 1732
    • EPIGRAM ON THE BUSTS[1] IN RICHMOND HERMITAGE. 1732
    • ANOTHER
    • A CONCLUSION
    • DR. SWIFT'S ANSWER
      • TO THE REVEREND DR. SWIFT
    • TO THE REVEREND DR. SWIFT
    • VERSES LEFT WITH A SILVER STANDISH ON THE DEAN OF ST. PATRICK'S DESK, ON HIS BIRTH-DAY. BY DR. DELANY
    • VERSES OCCASIONED BY THE FOREGOING PRESENTS
      • AN INVITATION, BY DR. DELANY, IN THE NAME OF DR. SWIFT
    • AN INVITATION, BY DR. DELANY, IN THE NAME OF DR. SWIFT
    • THE BEASTS' CONFESSION TO THE PRIEST, ON OBSERVING HOW MOST MEN MISTAKE THEIR OWN TALENTS. 1732
    • THE PARSON'S CASE
    • A LOVE SONG IN THE MODERN TASTE. 1733
    • THE STORM
    • ODE ON SCIENCE
    • A YOUNG LADY'S COMPLAINT[1] FOR THE STAY OF THE DEAN IN ENGLAND
  • ON THE DEATH OF DR. SWIFT
    • ON POETRY A RHAPSODY. 1733
    • VERSES SENT TO THE DEAN ON HIS BIRTH-DAY, WITH PINE'S HORACE, FINELY BOUND. BY DR. J. SICAN[1]
    • EPIGRAM BY MR. BOWYER INTENDED TO BE PLACED UNDER THE HEAD OF GULLIVER. 1733
    • ON PSYCHE[1]
    • WRITTEN BY DR. SWIFT ON HIS OWN DEAFNESS, IN SEPTEMBER, 1734
      • THE DEAN'S COMPLAINT, TRANSLATED AND ANSWERED
    • THE DEAN'S COMPLAINT, TRANSLATED AND ANSWERED
    • THE DEAN'S MANNER OF LIVING
    • EPIGRAM BY MR. BOWYER
    • VERSES MADE FOR FRUIT-WOMEN
      • ASPARAGUS
      • ONIONS
      • OYSTERS
      • HERRINGS
      • ORANGES
    • ASPARAGUS
    • ONIONS
    • OYSTERS
    • HERRINGS
    • ORANGES
    • ON ROVER, A LADY'S SPANIEL
    • EPIGRAMS ON WINDOWS
      • I. ON A WINDOW AT AN INN
        • II. AT AN INN IN ENGLAND
        • III. ON A WINDOW AT THE FOUR CROSSES IN THE WATLING-STREET ROAD, WARWICKSHIRE
        • IV. ANOTHER, AT CHESTER
        • V. ANOTHER, AT CHESTER
        • VI. ANOTHER, AT CHESTER
        • VII. ANOTHER WRITTEN UPON A WINDOW WHERE THERE WAS NO WRITING BEFORE
        • VIII. ON SEEING VERSES WRITTEN UPON WINDOWS AT INNS
        • IX. ANOTHER
        • X. ANOTHER
        • XI. ANOTHER, AT HOLYHEAD [1]
      • II. AT AN INN IN ENGLAND
      • III. ON A WINDOW AT THE FOUR CROSSES IN THE WATLING-STREET ROAD, WARWICKSHIRE
      • IV. ANOTHER, AT CHESTER
      • V. ANOTHER, AT CHESTER
      • VI. ANOTHER, AT CHESTER
      • VII. ANOTHER WRITTEN UPON A WINDOW WHERE THERE WAS NO WRITING BEFORE
      • VIII. ON SEEING VERSES WRITTEN UPON WINDOWS AT INNS
      • IX. ANOTHER
      • X. ANOTHER
      • XI. ANOTHER, AT HOLYHEAD [1]
    • I. ON A WINDOW AT AN INN
      • II. AT AN INN IN ENGLAND
      • III. ON A WINDOW AT THE FOUR CROSSES IN THE WATLING-STREET ROAD, WARWICKSHIRE
      • IV. ANOTHER, AT CHESTER
      • V. ANOTHER, AT CHESTER
      • VI. ANOTHER, AT CHESTER
      • VII. ANOTHER WRITTEN UPON A WINDOW WHERE THERE WAS NO WRITING BEFORE
      • VIII. ON SEEING VERSES WRITTEN UPON WINDOWS AT INNS
      • IX. ANOTHER
      • X. ANOTHER
      • XI. ANOTHER, AT HOLYHEAD [1]
    • II. AT AN INN IN ENGLAND
    • III. ON A WINDOW AT THE FOUR CROSSES IN THE WATLING-STREET ROAD, WARWICKSHIRE
    • IV. ANOTHER, AT CHESTER
    • V. ANOTHER, AT CHESTER
    • VI. ANOTHER, AT CHESTER
    • VII. ANOTHER WRITTEN UPON A WINDOW WHERE THERE WAS NO WRITING BEFORE
    • VIII. ON SEEING VERSES WRITTEN UPON WINDOWS AT INNS
    • IX. ANOTHER
    • X. ANOTHER
    • XI. ANOTHER, AT HOLYHEAD [1]
    • TO JANUS, ON NEW YEAR'S DAY, 1726
    • A MOTTO FOR MR. JASON HASARD
      • TO A FRIEND WHO HAD BEEN MUCH ABUSED IN MANY INVETERATE LIBELS
    • TO A FRIEND WHO HAD BEEN MUCH ABUSED IN MANY INVETERATE LIBELS
    • CATULLUS DE LESBIA[1]
    • ON A CURATE'S COMPLAINT OF HARD DUTY
    • TO BETTY, THE GRISETTE
      • EPIGRAM FROM THE FRENCH[1]
      • EPIGRAM[1]
      • EPIGRAM ADDED BY STELLA[1]
      • JOAN CUDGELS NED
      • VERSES ON TWO CELEBRATED MODERN POETS
      • EPITAPH ON GENERAL GORGES,[1] AND LADY MEATH[2]
    • EPIGRAM FROM THE FRENCH[1]
    • EPIGRAM[1]
    • EPIGRAM ADDED BY STELLA[1]
    • JOAN CUDGELS NED
    • VERSES ON TWO CELEBRATED MODERN POETS
    • EPITAPH ON GENERAL GORGES,[1] AND LADY MEATH[2]
    • VERSES ON I KNOW NOT WHAT
    • DR. SWIFT TO HIMSELF ON ST. CECILIA'S DAY
    • AN ANSWER TO A FRIEND'S QUESTION
    • EPITAPH INSCRIBED ON A MARBLE TABLET, IN BERKELEY CHURCH, GLOUCESTERSHIRE
    • EPITAPH
    • VERSES WRITTEN DURING LORD CARTERET'S ADMINISTRATION OF IRELAND
      • AN APOLOGY TO LADY CARTERET
    • AN APOLOGY TO LADY CARTERET
    • THE BIRTH OF MANLY VIRTUE
    • ON PADDY'S CHARACTER OF THE "INTELLIGENCER."[1] 1729
    • AN EPISTLE TO HIS EXCELLENCY JOHN, LORD CARTERET BY DR. DELANY. 1729[1]
    • AN EPISTLE UPON AN EPISTLE
    • TO DR. DELANY ON THE LIBELS WRITTEN AGAINST HIM. 1729
    • DIRECTIONS FOR MAKING A BIRTH-DAY SONG. 1729
      • DEAN SMEDLEY'S PETITION TO THE DUKE OF GRAFTON[1]
    • DEAN SMEDLEY'S PETITION TO THE DUKE OF GRAFTON[1]
    • THE DUKE'S ANSWER BY DR. SWIFT
    • PARODY ON A CHARACTER OF DEAN SMEDLEY, WRITTEN IN LATIN BY HIMSELF[1]
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