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Jonathan Swift (1667–1745)

Swift, Jonathan. A great English prose satirist; born in Dublin, Nov. 30, 1667; died there, Oct. 19, 1745. He wrote: ‘Tale of a Tub’ (1704); ‘Battle of the Books’ (1704); ‘Meditation upon a Broomstick’ (1704); ‘Argument to Prove the Inconvenience of Abolishing Christianity’ (1708); ‘Project for the Advancement of Religion’ (1708); ‘Sentiments of a Church of England Man’ (1708); ‘Conduct of the Allies’ (1711); ‘Advice to the October Club’ (1712); ‘Remarks on the Barrier Treaty’ (1712); ‘Public Spirit of the Whigs’ (1714); ‘Drapier’s Letters’ (1724); ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ (1726); ‘A Modest Proposal’ (1729), for utilizing Irish children as articles of food; etc. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).