„I said the thing which was not.“

—  Jonathan Swift, Context: I said the thing which was not. (For they have no word in their language to express lying or falsehood.) Voyage to Houyhnhnms, Ch. 3
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écrivain, satiriste, essayiste, pamphlétaire politique angl… 1667 - 1745
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