Definition of Jonathan Swift
1. Noun. An English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745).
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1. English Literature: An Illustrated Record by Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse (1903)
"Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) was born at 7 Hoey's Court, Dublin, on the 3oth of November 1667. He was the posthumous son of Jonathan Swift ..."
2. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1913)
"Bernard, JH Introduction to Correspondence of Jonathan Swift. See under I, above. ... Collins, JC Jonathan Swift, a biographical and critical study. 1893. ..."
3. A History of English Poetry by William John Courthope (1905)
"Jonathan Swift was the second child of Jonathan Swift, son of Thomas Swift, vicar of Goderich, near Ross in Herefordshire. His father migrated to Dublin, ..."
4. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1921)
"[Jonathan Swift was born in Hoey's court, Dublin. on the 3oth of November 1667. Belonging to a Yorkshire family and directly descended ..."
5. An Introduction to English Literature by Henry Spackman Pancoast (1917)
""To Dr. Jonathan Swift, the most agreeable companion, the truest friend, and the greatest ... Jonathan Swift, the greatest of English prose-satirists, ..."
6. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1864)
"Letters, written by Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, ... Remarks on the Life and Writings of Dr. Jonathan Swift. ..."