Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift

Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Tories), poet and cleric who became Dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin
A prince, the moment he is crown'd,
Inherits every virtue sound,
As emblems of the sovereign power,
Like other baubles in the Tower:
Is generous, valiant, just, and wise,
And so continues till he dies.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies but which let wasps and hornets break through.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I always love to begin a journey on Sundays, because I shall have the prayers of the church to preserve all that travel by land, or water.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
She wears her clothes as if they were thrown on her with a
pitchfork.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is remarkable with what Christian fortitude and resignation we can bear the suffering of other folks.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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