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Jonathan Swift
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Volume 1 (1801), p. 372, "The life of Doctor Swift"
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A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.  - Jonathan Swift
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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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