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" ... at the same time extremely fond of the infant, she stole him on shipboard unknown to his mother and uncle, and carried him with her to Whitehaven, where he continued for almost three years. For, when the matter was discovered, his mother sent orders... "
The works of Jonathan Swift, containing additional letters, tracts, and ... - Page 507
by Jonathan Swift - 1814
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The Life of the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrickś

Thomas Sheridan - 1787 - 488 pages
...able to bear it. The nurfe was fo careful of him, that before he returned he had learnt to fpell ; and by the time that he was five years old, he could read any chapter in the bible. .v After his return to Ireland, he was fent at fix years years old to the fchool of Kilkenny, from...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 1

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...she stole him on shipboard unknown to his mother and uncle, and carried him with her to Whitchaven, where he continued for almost three years. For, when...able to bear it. The nurse was so careful of him, ihat before he returned he had learnt to spell ; and by the time that he was five years old, he could...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 2

Jonathan Swift - 1812
...she stole him on shipboard unknown to his mother aud uncle, and carried him with her to Whitehaven, where he continued for almost three years. For, when...that before he returned he had learned to spell ; and * The family of Erick, which has produced many eminent men. id •still represented by two respectable...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 29

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1816
...carried him with her, without the knowledge of his mother or uncle. At this place he continued about three years; for, when the matter was discovered, his mother sent orders not to hazard a second voyage, till he should be better able to bear it. Mrs. Swift, about two years...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Biography - 1816
...carried him with her, without the knowledge of his mother or uncle. At this place he continued about three years; for, when the matter was discovered, his mother sent orders not to hazard a second voyage, till he should be better able to bear it. Mrs. Swift, about two years...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 29

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1816
...carried him with her, without the knowledge of his mother or uncle. At this place he continued about three years; for, when the matter was discovered, his mother sent orders not to hazard a second voyage, till he should be better able to bear it. Mrs. Swift, about two years...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 74

England - 1853
...of his mother or his uncle, and carried him with her to Whitehaven. At this place he continued near three years ; for when the matter was discovered, his mother sent orders not to hazard a second voyage, till he should be better able to bear it. The nurse, however, gave other...
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Life of Swift. Appendix: Anecdotes of the family of Swift, a fragment ...

Walter Scott - Chivalry - 1827
...she stole him on shiphoard unknown to his mother and uncle, and carried him with her to Whitehaven, where he continued for almost three years. For, when...the matter was discovered, his mother sent orders hy all means not to hazard a second voyage, till he could he hetter ahle to hear it. The nurse was...
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The Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies, Volumes 9-12

Great Britain - 1846
...she stole him on shipboard unknown to his mother and uncle, and carried him with her to Whitehaven, where he continued for almost three years. For when...years old he could read any chapter in the Bible." His mother, we are left to suppose from this narrative, remained in Ireland for some years. The common...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 74

Scotland - 1853
...of his mother or his uncle, und carried him with her to Whitehaven. At this place he continued near three years ; for when the matter was discovered, his mother sent orders not to hazard a second voyage, till he should be better able to bear it. The nurse, however, gave other...
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