A Trespass of Swine

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Considerations of humanity and hogritude, because an insufficiency of pigs is one of the great faults of all that the gods have made manifest to man.

Gadarene

Poets and artists who have considered the Gadarene Swine.

pig poet

United States, (1807-1882) THE DEMONIAC OF GADARA A GADARENE. He hath escaped, hath plucked his chains asunder, And broken his fetters; always night and day Is in the mountains here, […]

Pig Artist

Master of the Alexander Romance (the Alexander Master), France (fl. c. 1420-50), Christ heals a possessed man at Gerasa, from the Dutch History Bible, folio 157v (c. 1430).

Pig Artist

Flemish, (1665-1735) Ite at illi exeuntes abierunt in Porcos [And he said unto them goand when they were come outthey went into the herd of swine] (ndg.), engraving 8.4 x […]

Pig Artist

British, (1840-1920) Circe and Her Swine [Circe and The Friends of Ulysses] (1871), illustration from: Brewer, Ebenezer Cobham and Marion Harland. Character sketches of romance, fiction and the drama, vol.2. […]

pig poet

Poetic works by Richard Wilbur in which pigs are the subject, inspiration, a significant component of the imagery, a thematic form or a symbol.

A random image of a pig, hog, boar or swine from the collection at Porkopolis.