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He found the curriculum dull; the most likely career to which it led—the Anglican Church of Ireland—did not necessarily offer the prospect of rapid advancement: and he was short of money. He spent nearly seven years at Trinity and was about to take his master's degree when public events intervened. The tensions of impending revolution no doubt explain some of Swift's unsettled state as a student. Admonished for neglect of duties and for "frequenting the town" in March 1687, he started tumults at Trinity and, with five others, insulted the junior dean in November of that year, for which their degrees were suspended, and they had to beg the junior dean's pardon publicly on bended knees.

Kumar, ed. (London, 1969); Serious Reflections During the Life and Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe: With His Vision of the Angelick World. Written by Himself (London, 1720), commentary. The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders (London, 1721), novel, also in J. R. Sutherland, ed. (New York, 1959), B. Dobree and H. Davis, eds. (London, 1961), J. P. Hunter, ed. (New York, 1970), and G. Starr, ed. (London, 1971); Due Preparations for the Plague (London, 1722), commentary; Religious Courtship: Being Historical Discourses, on the Necessity of Marrying Religious Husbands and Wives Only (London, 1722), moral and religious dialogues; A Journal of the Plague year (London, 1722), fictitious narrative, also in A.

His efforts were unsuccessful, and he was also disappointed in his attempts to gain preferment. It was hinted to him that the remission of the firstfruits might be granted if the Test Act were to be repealed in Ireland. The Whigs' policy was to repeal the sacramental Test; and by removing it in Ireland they might have a useful example to support removal of the measure in England also. It was an act that excluded non-Anglicans from political power. Through its operation the Dissenters and Catholics could not, for instance, accept commissions in the army and the militia.

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