Dr. Raymond

Vicar of Trim, a friend of Swift's. Raymond seems to have been more careful of his own dignity in their intercourse than were some of Swift's friends. `The Reverend Doctor Raymond' appears in the poem On the house at Castleknock. Raymond visited London while Swift was most closely engaged with politics, and Swift, who only admitted him on rare occasions, and rather dreaded his repeated calls, had twinges of conscience when Raymond sent a message of thanks for his kindness.

Note by Heny Craik to Letter 1 from Journal To Stella
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