Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift

Died: October 19, 1745, Dublin, Ireland Website Facebook Twitter

Jonathan Swift was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.

10 posts

And Hide in the Shadows

by Plato and others in Figures of Speech

The light is a heavy burden to bear when your character of virtue is surrounded by darkness. Sustainable for sure, but the economies of ideal ideas need no idols. Have you heard the analogy of the cave? Better yet, have you seen the light?

Affairs in Order

by Jonathan Swift and others in Figures of Speech

I can remember when my husband told me he loved me. It wasn't easy to hear him say it, but it came naturally. The truth is, I'm not used to hearing "I love you" coming from my husband. In fact, the last time I said it to someone, I felt a little embarrassed.

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