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    Description would but tire my Muse:
    In short, they both were turned to yews.
    Jonathan Swift (1667–1745)

    People will say we’re in love.
    Ted Tally, U.S. screenwriter, and Jonathan Demme. Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins)

    O Grub Street! how do I bemoan thee,
    Whose graceless children scorn to own thee!
    ... Yet thou hast greater cause to be
    Ashamed of them, than they of thee.
    —Jonathan Swift (1667–1745)

    Each class of society has its own requirements; but it may be said that every class teaches the one immediately below it; and if the highest class be ignorant, uneducated, loving display, luxuriousness, and idle, the same spirit will prevail in humbler life.
    —First published in Girls’ Home Companion (1895)