I ’ve often wish’d that I had clear,
For life, six hundred pounds a year;
A handsome house to lodge a friend;
A river at my garden’s end;
A terrace walk, and half a rood
Of land set out to plant a wood.

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) English writer and churchman
Imitation of Horace, Book II, Sat. 6
Added on 28-Apr-10 | Last updated 28-Apr-10
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