they fall with the fury of thistledown

Having found a perfect quote for my Swift link in my notes towards a statement page, I realised that the reason I recognised this argument was that it was Patrick Reilly who taught me about Swift in the first place!  Professor Reilly was head of the English department at Glasgow University at that time (1993/5 ) and Gulliver was never the same for me again.

My dog Gulliver is now seven

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