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Swift, Jonathan

(1667–1745). Anglo-Irish satirist; cousin of J. Dryden*; b. Dublin, Ireland; priest 1695; dean St. Patrick's, Dublin, 1713. Works include A Tale of a Tub: story of 3 brothers (Peter = Romanists; Martin = Anglicans; Jack = Dissenters) altering 3 new coats (Christian truth) bequeathed to them by their father in his will (Bible), with instructions for wearing them.

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