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An Irish priest, satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, and poet.. Anglo-Irish satirist essayist political pamphleteer poet and cleric


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Quote Left Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through Quote Right
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Quote Left And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass, to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole Quote Right
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Quote Left Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping. Quote Right
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Quote Left When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him Quote Right
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Quote Left I wont quarrel with my bread and butter. Quote Right
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