Jonathan Swift

(30 November 1667 – 19 October 1745 / Dublin)

Jonathan Swift Poems

1. Mr. William Crowe’s Address To Her Majesty, Turned Into Metre 4/12/2010
2. Parody On The Recorder’s Speech To His Grace The Duke Of Ormond, 4th July, 1711 4/12/2010
3. A Gentle Echo on Woman 10/19/2015
4. Toland’s Invitation To Dismal To Dine With The Calve’s Head Club 4/12/2010
5. Lady Acheson Weary Of The Dean 4/12/2010
6. Lines Written Extempore On Mr. Harley’s Being Stabbed, And Addressed To His Physician, 1710-11 4/12/2010
7. On A Very Old Glass At Market-Hill 4/12/2010
8. On A Horn 4/12/2010
9. Louisa To Strephon 4/12/2010
10. Peace And Dunkirk 4/12/2010
11. Riddles By Dr. Swift And His Friends 4/12/2010
12. On The World 4/12/2010
13. Stella At Wood Park, A House Of Charles Ford, Esq., Near Dublin 4/12/2010
14. On Stephen Duck, The Thresher, And Favourite Poet. A Quibbl 4/12/2010
15. Answered Extempore By Dr. Swift 4/12/2010
16. Atlas; Or The Minister Of State 4/12/2010
17. On A Shadow In A Glass 4/12/2010
18. Stella's Birthday, March 13, 1726 4/12/2010
19. The Dean’s Answer 4/12/2010
20. The Grand Question Debated: Whether Hamilton’s Bawn Should Be Turned Into A Barrack Or Malt-House 4/12/2010
21. The Gulf Of All Human Possessions 4/12/2010
22. The Garden Plot 4/12/2010
23. Stella’s Birth-Day: A Great Bottle Of Wine, Long Buried, Being That Day Dug Up. 1722-3 4/12/2010
24. To Stella Visiting Me In My Sickness 4/12/2010
25. Bec’s Birth-Day Nov. 8, 1726 4/12/2010
26. Dingley And Brent 4/12/2010
27. Elegy On Partridge 4/12/2010
28. Horace, Epist. I, Vii Imitation Of Horace To Lord Oxford 4/12/2010
29. A Pastoral Dialogue 4/12/2010
30. A Receipt To Restore Stella’s Youth. 1724-5 4/12/2010
31. On Himself 4/12/2010
32. On Time 4/12/2010
33. Robin And Harry 4/12/2010
34. Mrs Frances Haris's Petition 4/12/2010
35. My Lady’s Lamantation And Complaint Against The Dean 4/12/2010
36. On A Pair Of Dice 4/12/2010
37. Fontinella To Florinda 4/12/2010
38. Dean Swift At Sir Arthur Acheson’s In The North Of Ireland 4/12/2010
39. To Stella On Her Birth-Day, 1721-2 4/12/2010
40. To Stella, Written On The Day Of Her Birth. March 13, 1723-4, But Not On The Subject, When I Was Sick In Bed 4/12/2010

Comments about Jonathan Swift

  • Sjana Tait (8/24/2013 2:47:00 AM)

    That's why u got her pregnant 6 times...dnt worry its our little secret ;) Gz up & so is ur son

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  • Sjana Tait (8/24/2013 2:21:00 AM)

    Not too bad if you've gotten her pregnant eight times...don't worry it's our little secret ;)

Best Poem of Jonathan Swift

A Beautiful Young Nymph Going To Bed

Corinna, Pride of Drury-Lane,
For whom no Shepherd sighs in vain;
Never did Covent Garden boast
So bright a batter'd, strolling Toast;
No drunken Rake to pick her up,
No Cellar where on Tick to sup;
Returning at the Midnight Hour;
Four Stories climbing to her Bow'r;
Then, seated on a three-legg'd Chair,
Takes off her artificial Hair:
Now, picking out a Crystal Eye,
She wipes it clean, and lays it by.
Her Eye-Brows from a Mouse's Hide,
Stuck on with Art on either Side,
Pulls off with Care, and first displays 'em,
Then in a Play-Book smoothly ...

Read the full of A Beautiful Young Nymph Going To Bed

A Pastoral Dialogue


A Nymph and swain, Sheelah and Dermot hight;
Who wont to weed the court of Gosford knight;
While each with stubbed knife removed the roots,
That raised between the stones their daily shoots;
As at their work they sate in counterview,
With mutual beauty smit, their passion grew.
Sing, heavenly Muse, in sweetly flowing strain,

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