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Journal to Stella (November 8, 1710).
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Letter to a Young Clergyman (January 9, 1720).
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Letter to a Young Clergyman (January 9, 1720), on proving Christianity to freethinkers.
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Verses Occasioned by Whitshed's Motto on his Coach (1724) Whitshed was a chief justice enraged by The Drapier's Letters.
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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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