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Quotation by Jonathan Swift
He had been eight years upon a project for extracting sunbeams out of cucumbers, which were to be put into vials hermetically sealed, and let out to warm the air in raw, inclement summers.
Jonathan Swift (1667–1745), Anglo-Irish satirist. A scientist at the Grand Academy of Lagado, in "A Voyage to Laputa," ch. 5, Gullivers Travels (1726).
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