Essay on the Life, &c. of Dr Swift

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Essay on the Life, &c. of Dr Swift

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Evidence

[Elizabeth Carter to Catherine Talbot, 13 June 1755:] "How do you like Mr Johnson"s Dictionary? I have only seen part of the Preface, which was like himself. I have just been reading Mr Swift"s account of the Dean, a book at which I am greatly scandalized. I do not remember ever to have met with so open and shameful a vindication of that species of idolatry which is the absolute ruin of all virtue, the worship of the world."

Source

A Series of Letters Between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741 to 1770. To which are added, Letters from Mrs Elizabeth Carter to Mrs Vesey, between the years 1763 and 1787

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A Series of Letters Between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741 to 1770. To which are added, Letters from Mrs Elizabeth Carter to Mrs Vesey, between the years 1763 and 1787
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/89881
Accessed on 2020/08/06 16:03:18

Related place
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Essay on the Life, &c. of Dr Swift

Reading experience
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Evidence

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Source

A Series of Letters Between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741 to 1770. To which are added, Letters from Mrs Elizabeth Carter to Mrs Vesey, between the years 1763 and 1787

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
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Aged 38 [Experience in 1755, born in 1717]

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A Series of Letters Between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741 to 1770. To which are added, Letters from Mrs Elizabeth Carter to Mrs Vesey, between the years 1763 and 1787
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/89881
Accessed on 2020/08/06 16:03:18

Related place
England
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