Who is Jonathan Swift?

  • (noun): An English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745).
    Synonyms: Swift, Dean Swift

Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift (30 November 1667 – 19 October 1745) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Tories), poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.

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Swift's Silver Mine - Skepticism - Regarding Swift
... There is the question of Swift himself ... William", and "Tom".) The man many considered to be the Jonathan Swift of legend is known to have been alive many years after the purported death of the ... If the birth date given in Swift's journal is to be believed, the known Swift would have been an incredible 112 years old at the time of his death ...
Jonathan Swift - Legacy
... Swift crater, a crater on Mars's moon Deimos, is named after Jonathan Swift, who predicted the existence of the moons of Mars ...
1734 In Poetry - Works Published - United Kingdom
... Anonymous, A Rap at the Rhapsody (a response to Jonathan Swift's On Poetry 1733) Jean Adam, Miscellany Poems John Arbuthnot and others, Gnothi Seauton Know Yourself, published anonymously ... the Lady's Dressing-Room, published anonymously (see Jonathan Swift's The Lady's Dressing-Room 1732) Alexander Pope An Epistle to Lord Cobham, published this ...
Motte V Faulkner
... over who had the legal rights to publish the works of Jonathan Swift in London ... Although neither held the copyright to all of Swift's works, the suit became a legal struggle over Irish rights, which were eventually denied by the English courts ... Faulkner, in 1735, published the Works of Jonathan Swift in Dublin ...
Benjamin Motte - Publications
... Although Motte is most known for his production of Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels, he produced other great works ... Christophers and Jamaica Jonathan Swift's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World Jonathan Swift and Alexander Pope's Miscellanies in Prose and Verse (1727 ... Tooke Jonathan Swift's A Complete Collection of Genteel and Ingenious Conversation (1738) - Bathurst William Willymott's English examples to Lily’s grammar-rules, for children’s Latin exercises (1727 ...

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    It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death should ever have been designed by Providence as an evil to mankind.
    Jonathan Swift (1667–1745)

    I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child, well nursed, is at a year old, a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled; and I make no doubt that it will equally serve in a fricassee, or a ragout.
    —Jonathan Swift (1667–1745)

    He won’t come after me. He won’t. I can’t explain it. He’d consider that rude.
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