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
The tucked-up sempstress walks with hasty strides, While streams run down her oil'd umbrella's sides.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Oh how our neighbour lifts his nose,
To tell what every schoolboy knows.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Men of great parts are often unfortunate in the management of public business, because they are apt to go out of the common road by the quickness of their imagination.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Possession, they say, is eleven points of the law.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes.More Jonathan Swift quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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