Quotation by Jonathan Swift

Duns at his lordship's gate began to meet;
And brickdust Moll had screamed through half the street.
The turnkey now his flock returning sees,
Duly let out a-nights to steal for fees:
The watchful bailiffs take their silent stands,
And schoolboys lag with satchels in their hands.
Jonathan Swift (1667–1745), Anglo-Irish poet, satirist, clergyman. A Description of the Morning (l. 13–18). . .

The Complete Poems [Jonathan Swift]. Pat Rogers, ed. (1983) Penguin Books.
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