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" I am now fitter to look after willows, and to cut hedges, than to meddle with affairs of state. I must order one of the workmen to drive those cows out of my island, and make up the ditch again ; a work much more proper for a country vicar, than driving... "
Letters, Written by the Late Jonathan Swift, D. D.: Dean of St. Patrick's ... - Page 343
by Jonathan Swift - 1766
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Letters, written, Volume 1

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1766
...it. I know not any one thing now in Dublin, But Mr. Ford is very kind, and writes to me conftantly what pafles among you. I find you are likewife a good...one of the workmen to drive thofe cows, out of my jfland, and make up the ditch again; a work much more proper for a country vicar, ,than driving out...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 17

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1766
...you know of had been publifhed juft upon the peace, the miniftry might have avoided what hath fince happened : but I am now fitter to look after willows,...more proper for a country vicar, than driving out factions, and fencing againft them. I muft go and take my bitter draught to cure my head, which is...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 10

Jonathan Swift - 1808
...you know of had been published just upon the peace, the ministry might have avoided what has since happened : but I am now fitter to look after willows, and to cut hedges, than meddle with affairs of state. I must order one of the workmen to drive those cows out of my island, and make up the ditch...
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The works of Jonathan Swift, containing additional letters, tracts, and ...

Jonathan Swift - 1814
...you know of had been published just upon the peace, * the ministry might have avoided what hath since happened. But I am now fitter to look after willows, and to cut hedges, than to meddle with affairs of state. I must order one of the workmen to drive those cows out of my island,...
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The works of Jonathan Swift, containing additional letters, tracts, and ...

Jonathan Swift - 1814
...you know of had been published just upon the peace, the ministry might have avoided what has since happened: but I am now fitter to look after willows, and to cat hedges, than meddle with affairs of state. I must order one of the workmen to drive those cows...
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Memoirs of the Political and Literary Life of Robert Plumer Ward ...: With ...

Edmund Phipps - Great Britain - 1850
...great beauty, and he sees trout playing in it. " I know not any one thing," he adds, " now in Dublin; but I am now fitter to look after willows and to cut hedges, than meddle with affairs of state. I must order the workmen to drive those cows out of my island, a work much more proper for a...
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Memoirs of the Political and Literary Life of Robert Plumer Ward ...: With ...

Edmund Phipps - Great Britain - 1850
...great beauty, and he sees trout playing in it. " I know not any one thing," he adds, " now in Dublin; but I am now fitter to look after willows and to cut hedges, than meddle with affairs of state. I must order the workmen to drive those cows out of my island, a work much more proper for a...
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The Life of Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin

Sir Henry Craik - Authors, Irish - 1882 - 576 pages
...extremely * Letter of 8th July. pretty and my canal in great beauty, and I see trout playing in it. * * * I am now fitter to look after willows and to cut hedges, than to meddle with affairs of State. I must order one of the workmen to drive those cows out of my island,...
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The Life of Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin

Sir Henry Craik - Authors, Irish - 1882 - 576 pages
...My river walk is extremely pretty and my canal in great beauty, and I see trout playing in it. * * * I am now fitter to look after willows and to cut hedges, than to meddle with affairs of State. I must order one of the workmen to drive those cows out of my island,...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Containing Additional Letters ..., Volume 19

Jonathan Swift - 1884
...you know of had been published just upon the peace,* the ministry might have avoided what hath since happened. But I am now fitter to look after willows, and to cut hedges, than to meddle with affairs of state. I must order one of the workmen to drive those cows out of my island,...
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