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By Matt Siegel - September 20, 2005
In an essay first printed in "The Examiner," Jonathan Swift writes: "In describing the virtues and vices of mankind, it is convenient, upon every article, to have some eminent person in our eye, from whence we copy our description" (Firth 1). One can only guess, however, after reading Gulliver's Travels, that Swift was unable to find an eminent…
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