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Preface to the Third Part of Sir William Temple's Memoirs ; from the

Peace concluded 1679 to the Time of the Author's Retirement from

Public Business,

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A Meditation upon a Broomstick,

118

A Tritical Essay upon the Faculties of the Mind,

123

A Proposal for Correcting, Improving, and Ascertaining the English

Tongue, in a Letter to the most Honourable Robert, Earl of Oxford

and Mortimer, Lord High Treasurer of Great Britain,

An Essay on Modern Education, .

Hints toward an Essay on Conversation,

167

A Letter of Advice to a Young Poet. Together with a Proposal for the

Encouragement of Poetry in Ireland,

178

A Letter to a very young Lady, on her Marriage,

Resolutions when I come to be Old,

215

Thoughts on Various Subjects, Moral and Diverting,

217

A Treatise on Good Manners and Good Breeding,

237

Hints on Good Manners, .

246

Of Mean and Great Figures, made by several Persons,

249

Of Public Absurdities in England, .

255

Of the Education of Ladies,

260

Character of Aristotle,

. 265

Character of Herodotus, .

266

Character of Primate Marsh,

267

Character of Mrs. Howard,

270

On the Death of Mrs. Johnson, (Stella, ]

274

Bon Mots De Stella,

Three Prayers used by the Dean for Mrs. Johnson, in her last Sickness, 289

An Evening Prayer, by Dean Swift, from the Original Manuscript found

amongst Dr. Lyon's Papers,

294

Letter to Mr. Archi-Rabbi Sophi Diotrephes, &c. .

299

Character of Dr. Sheridan,

302

The History of the Second Solomon,

306

A serious and useful Scheme to make an Hospital for Incurables, . 314

A complete Collection of General and Ingenious Conversation, according

to the most Polite Mode and Method, now used at Court, and in

the best Companies of England,

339

Remarks by the Editor,

340

Introduction,

Dialogue I.

379

Dialogue II.

Dialogue III.

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