Quotation by Jonathan Swift

When Food and Raiment now grew scarce
Fate put a Period to the Farce;
And with exact Poetic Justice:
For John is Landlord, Phyllis Hostess;
They keep at Stains the old Blue Boar,
Are Cat and Dog, and Rogue and Whore.
Jonathan Swift (1667–1745), Anglo-Irish poet, satirist, clergyman. Phyllis; or, The Progress of Love (l. 95–100). . .

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