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Answered Extempore By Dr. Swift
Jonathan Swift
We both are mortal; but thou, frailer creature, May'st die, like me, by chance, but not by nature. Rate it

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Dean Swift At Sir Arthur Acheson’s In The North Of Ireland
Jonathan Swift
The Dean would visit Market-Hill, Our invitation was but slight; I said—'Why let him, if he will:' And so I bade Sir Arthur write. His manners wou...Rate it

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Dr. Parnel To Dr. Swift, On His Birth-day, November 30th, MDCCXIII
Thomas Parnell
Urg'd by the warmth of Friendship's sacred flame, But more by all the glories of thy fame; By all those offsprings of thy learned mind, In judgment...Rate it

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Fly not so swift, my dear
John Wilbye
Fly not so swift, my dear, behold me dying, If not a smiling glance for all my crying, Yet kill me with thy frowns. The Satyrs o'er the lawns full ...Rate it

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In Imitation of Dr. Swift : The Happy Life of a Country Parson
Alexander Pope
Parson, these things in thy possessing Are better than the Bishop's blessing. A Wife that makes conserves; a Steed That carries double when there's...Rate it

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Jonathan Swift Somers
Edgar Lee Masters
After you have enriched your soul To the highest point, With books, thought, suffering, the understanding of many personalities, The power to inter...Rate it

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Mine Eyes Were Swift To Know Thee
Robert Louis Stevenson
MINE eyes were swift to know thee, and my heart As swift to love. I did become at once Thine wholly, thine unalterably, thine In honourable servic...Rate it

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On Sending My Son, As A Present, To Dr. Swift, Dean Of St. Patrick's, On His Birth--Day.
Mary Barber
A Curious Statue, we are told, Is priz'd above its Weight in Gold; If the fair Form the Hand confess Of Phidias, or Praxiteles: But if the Artist c...Rate it

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Riddles By Dr. Swift And His Friends
Jonathan Swift
FROM Venus born, thy beauty shows; But who thy father, no man knows: Nor can the skilful herald trace The founder of thy ancient race; Whether thy ...Rate it

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So Swift
Muhammad Khalid Khan
Love is nothing but a constant sense of sacrifice It comes from paradise and costs double price Taking it as animal spirit people take it as slic...Rate it

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Swift And Sure The Swallow
Christina Georgina Rossetti
Swift and sure the swallow, Slow and sure the snail: Slow and sure may miss his way, Swift and sure may fail. Rate it

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Swift the arm
Pearl E. Lamey
Freedom comes with Juctice The freedom of everything Freedom at times is very swift Freedom in other lands; here too but... Please remember freedom...Rate it

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Swift's Epitaph
William Butler Yeats
SWIFT has sailed into his rest; Savage indignation there Cannot lacerate his breast. Imitate him if you dare, World-besotted traveller; he Served h...Rate it

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Time How Swift
John Newton
While with ceaseless course the sun Hasted through the former year, Many souls their race have run, Never more to meet us here; Fixed in an eternal...Rate it

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Verses on the Death of Dr. Swift, D.S.P.D.
Jonathan Swift
As Rochefoucauld his maxims drew From Nature, I believe 'em true: They argue no corrupted mind In him; the fault is in mankind. This maxim more th...Rate it

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