JONATHAN SWIFT (1667-1745), dean of St Patrick's, Dublin, British satirist, was born at No.
But just as the agreeable jester rose into the earnest satirist, one of the most striking peculiarities of his style became a more manifest defect.
So that in Rome also Cynicism was partly the butt of the satirist and partly the ideal of the thinker.
The fools are given a local colour, and Barclay appears as the unsparing satirist of the social evils of his time.
84-98) show that Timon possessed some of the, qualities of a great satirist, together with a command of the hexameter; but he had no loftier aim than to awaken laughter.