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A Meditation upon a Broomstick (1711)

- August 26, 2014 in broomstick, jonathan swift, meditations, robert boyle

A classic piece of parody from the great English satirist and author of Gulliver's Travels, Jonathan Swift. The particular butt of Swift's sharp pen in this instance was Robert Boyle and his Occasional Reflections upon Several Subjects, 1665