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Jonathan Swift
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Predicting that he would go senile, as quoted in The Highway of Letters and its Echos of Famous Footsteps (1893) by Thomas Archer, p. 380.
Jonathan Swift
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As quoted in The World's Laconics : Or, The Best Thoughts Of The Best Authors (1827) by Johan TImbs, p. 25.
Jonathan Swift
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A Tale of a Tub (1704)
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Thoughts on Various Subjects from Miscellanies (1711-1726)
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Thoughts on Various Subjects from Miscellanies (1711-1726)
Jonathan Swift
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Thoughts on Various Subjects from Miscellanies (1711-1726)


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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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