Finished with Pope (actually I quite like him - he attracted so many enemies because of his scathing wit, he had to walk his Great Dane dog armed with a couple of loaded pistols). Onward with Swift...possibly.
Jonathan Swift was a wag, wasn't he? Suggesting that surplus children of the poor could be eaten, just to get a reaction - well, who would have thought of that? Mind you, he is probably voicing what David Cameron and Boris Johnson have considered to aid quantitative easing (or at least reduce flooding
1,015 - definitely a lot better than the past few days - I might even smuggle Blake in yet :-)