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The Battle of the Books (Classic Reprint)
     

The Battle of the Books (Classic Reprint)

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by Jonathan Swift
 

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When Swift had taken his ba. Degree, the allowance made him by his uncle ceased altogether, and there being little prospect of advancement in Ireland at this time, owing to the disturbed state of the country, be determined to seek employment in England. Before doing so, he consulted his mother, who had settled in the town of

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Excerpt from The Battle of the Books

When Swift had taken his ba. Degree, the allowance made him by his uncle ceased altogether, and there being little prospect of advancement in Ireland at this time, owing to the disturbed state of the country, be determined to seek employment in England. Before doing so, he consulted his mother, who had settled in the town of Leicester some years before, and she obtained for him a post as secretary to Sir William Temple, to whose wife she was related.

For some time Swift lived almost exclusively at Temple's country seat, Moor Park; he was, however.

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ISBN-13:
9781332815951
Publisher:
FB&C Ltd
Publication date:
05/10/2017
Pages:
86
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.18(d)

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