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Polite Conversation (1738?)
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Thoughts on Various Subjects from Miscellanies (1711-1726)
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A Preface to the Bishop of Sarum's Introduction to the Third Volume of the History of the Reformation of the Church of England (8 December, 1713)
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Miscellaneous essays (1814 edition)
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ... : with Notes, Historical and Critical (1803 edition)


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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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