Jonathan Swift A meditation upon a broomstick. According to the style and manner of the Hon. Robert Boyle’s Meditations. This single stick, which you now behold ingloriously lying in that neglected corner, I once knew in a flourishing state in a forest.

A Meditation upon a Broomstick _ Jonathan Swift. – Unformatted text preview: 6/25/2016 A Meditation upon a Broomstick / Jonathan Swift A Meditation upon a Broomstick Jonathan Swift 1/4 6/25/2016 A Meditation upon a Broomstick / Jonathan Swift This web edition published by [email protected] Last updated Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 14:22. To the best of our knowledge, the text of this work is in the "Public Domain" in Australia.

A Meditation upon a Broomstick Running Commentary A / MEDITATION] Mental prayer in discursive form, assumed appropriate to beginners. It starts with a reflection on a chosen, often biblical, theme, and is supposed to proceed to a deepening spiritual experience, stimulating both the will and the affections (ODCC, p. 898).

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a meditation upon a broom-stick 3 opened the place where the leaf had been inserted, and with great composure of countenance read the title, ‘A Meditation on a Broom-stick.’

A Meditation upon a Broomstick Textual Introduction The occasion and the date of composition of A Meditation upon a Broomstick were revealed piecemeal over the years following its appearance in print in 1710. Before this, it would seem to have passed about in manuscript copies.1

A MEDITATION UPON A BROOMSTICK ACCORDING TO THE STYLE AND MANNER OF THE HONORABLE ROBERT BOYLE’S MEDITATIONS. By Jonathan Swift. Jonathan Swift (1667 – 1745) was born in Dublin, Ireland, and is probably best known for his book, Gulliver’s Travels.

Swift makes use of irony and invective in order to successfully ridicule Boyle’s work and criticize society simultaneously. He mocks the author’s tone and Pompous, superior tone. melancholy, irony, mocks Boyle’s relfections, compsrisons and what he considered t be absurd

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