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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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 ...
Swift's Silver Mine - Skepticism - Regarding Swift
... There is the question of Swift himself ... No proof exists that there ever was a John or Jonathan Swift who mined silver in Kentucky ... 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 fabled ...
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 Mary Barber, Poems on ... for Writing 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 year, although the book ...
Benjamin Motte - Publications
... 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, 1728, 1732) Joseph ... Tooke Jonathan Swift's A Complete Collection of Genteel and Ingenious Conversation (1738) - Bathurst William Willymott's English examples to Lily’s grammar-rule ...
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 ... in 1735, published the Works of Jonathan Swift in Dublin ...

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    Now in contiguous drops the flood comes down,
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    Pretend to cheapen goods, but nothing buy.
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