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Jonathan Swift
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Thoughts on Various Subjects from Miscellanies (1711-1726)
Jonathan Swift
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Works of Jonathan Swift (1859 edition)
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...: Accurately Revised ... Adorned with Copper-plates; with Some Account of the Author's Life, and Notes Historical and Explanatory (1755 edition)
Jonathan Swift
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Polite Conversation (1738?)


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Born: November 30, 1667

Died: October 19, 1745 (aged 77)

Nationality: Irish

Occupation: Writer, satirist, essayist, poet, priest

Bio: Jonathan Swift was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.

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