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Jonathan Swift
Source/Notes:
A Modest Proposal and Other Satires (2004 edition), Digireads.com Publishing - ISBN: 9781596256224
Jonathan Swift
Source/Notes:
A Critical Essay upon the Faculties of the Mind (1707).


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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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