Jonathan Swift

(30 November 1667 – 19 October 1745 / Dublin)

On A Candle

Poem by Jonathan Swift

Of all inhabitants on earth,
To man alone I owe my birth,
And yet the cow, the sheep, the bee,
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Comments about On A Candle by Jonathan Swift

  • Hayden SchulteHayden Schulte (5/24/2018 11:44:00 PM)

    this is good but you can do better(Report)Reply

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  • Louis Newsome (5/24/2018 7:00:00 PM)

    He makes phrases with whom few can compare. I will continue to read him for years.(Report)Reply

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  • Britte NinadBritte Ninad (5/24/2018 1:45:00 AM)

    Yet I perish in my prime,
    Seldom by the death of time;
    Die like lovers as they gaze,
    Die for those I live to please;
    .......
    Nor warm the fair for whom I burn:
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    Die like all that look on you.(Report)Reply

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  • Bernard F. AsuncionBernard F. Asuncion (5/24/2018 1:30:00 AM)

    Such a great write by Jonathan Swift👍👍👍(Report)Reply

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  • Robert Murray SmithRobert Murray Smith (5/24/2018 12:36:00 AM)

    An imaginative write.(Report)Reply

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