9780199549788

A Tale of a Tub and Other Works

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    9780199549788

  • ISBN10:

    0199549788

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-10-15
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Summary

This volume includes "The Battle of the Books" and "The Mechanical Operation of the Spirit", both which accompanied "A Tale of a Tub" on its first publication in 1704.

Table of Contents

A tale of a tub, written for the universal improvement of mankind
A full and true account of the battle fought last Friday between the ancient and the modern books in Saint Jame's Library
A discourse concerning the mechanical operation of the spirit. In a letter to a friend. A fragment
An argument to prove that the abolishing of Christianity in England may, as things now stand, be attended with some inconveniences, and perhaps not produce those many good effects proposed thereby
A modest proposal for preventing the children of poor people in Ireland from being a burden to their parents or country, and for making them beneficial to the publicOn doing good. A sermon
A proposal for giving badges to the beggars in all the parishes of Dublin
Hints on good manners
Hints toward an essay on conversation
On sleeping in church. A sermon
A letter to a very young lady on her marriage
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