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 Jonathan Swift - “Whatever the poets pretend, it is plain they give immortality to none but themselves it is Homer and Virgil we reverence and admire, not Achilles and Aeneas”
 Robert Swift - “It's a good game tonight and a good start coming back. I started to feel comfortable I didn't at first. Teammates kept helping me and lifting me up.”
 Jonathan Swift - “Better belly burst than good liquor be lost”
 Jonathan Swift - “Happiness is a perpetual possession of being well-deceived”
 Jonathan Swift - “Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.”
 Jonathan Swift - “Complaint is the largest tribute Heaven receives”
 Jonathan Swift - “What they do in heaven we are ignorant of what they do not we are told expressly”
 Stromile Swift - “I think I could have done better, but it's hard coming back off of an injury.”
 Jonathan Swift - “Laws are best explained, interpreted and applied by those whose interest and abilities lie in perverting, confounding and eluding them”
 Ember Swift - “Jazz it's got folk, it's got funk, it's got various international influences...it's also got some pop and rock elements.”
 Stromile Swift - “I feel good. I still worked out every day. My legs still work. (Bright light) still kind of hurts, but I can get through it.”
 Jonathan Swift - “Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off”
 Jonathan Swift - “He has been eight years upon a project for extracting sunbeams out of cucumbers, which were to be put in phials hermetically sealed, and let out to warm the air in raw inclement summers.”
 Jonathan Swift - “A footman may swear but he cannot swear like a lord. He can swear as often but can he swear with equal delicacy, propriety, and judgment”
 Jonathan Swift - “Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own which is the chief reason for that kind of reception it meets in the world, and that so very few are offended with it.”
 Jonathan Swift - “It was a bold person that first ate an oyster.”
 Jonathan Swift - “Come, agree, the law's costly.”
 Jonathan Swift - “What they do in heaven we are ignorant of what they do not do we are told expressly.”
 Jonathan Swift - “Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.”
 Jonathan Swift - “Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison in the provision of life, and are allured by their appetites to their destruction.”
 Jonathan Swift - “He was a bold man that first eat on oyster.”
 Jonathan Swift - “Principally I hate and detest that animal called man although I heartily love John, Peter, Thomas, and so forth.”
 Jonathan Swift - “Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches as to conceive how others can be in want.”
 Jonathan Swift - “Better belly burst than good liquor be lost.”
 Jonathan Swift - “Don't set your wit against a child.”

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