Tag Archives: Jonathan Swift

Gulliver’s Travels

From a distance, it looks as though a zeppelin has landed on the roof of Prague’s DOX Centre for Contemporary Art. On closer examination, it’s apparent that the airship is actually a clever architectural installation. Gulliver,┬ánamed for Jonathan Swift’s iconic … Continue reading

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Books Predict The Future

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When I Come to be Old

In 1699 when author Jonathan Swift was just 32 years old he created this list of personal resolutions that he titled When I come to be Old. Thanks to Lists of Note for the transcript. “When I come to be … Continue reading

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