Category Archives: Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift on lawyers

    In which the author, Lemuel Gulliver, converses with his Houyhnhnm master and, “at his master’s command, informs him of the state of England.”     *****************************************************     I said, “there was a society of men among us, … Continue reading

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    Jonathan Swift is the one of the greatest satirists English literature has ever seen. (Juvenal an ancient rival.) How many times can one read Gulliver’s Travels and not be bored or not fail to be entertained. The answer: … Continue reading

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some favorite poems of Roger Smith

‘some favorite poems of Roger Smith’ Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) A Description of the Morning   Now hardly here and there a hackney-coach Appearing, show’d the ruddy morn’s approach. Now Betty from her master’s bed had flown, And softly stole to … Continue reading

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