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A Modest Proposal
     

A Modest Proposal

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by Jonathan Swift
 

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A Modest Proposal - Jonathan Swift's classic essay published anonymously in 1729. Swift suggests that impoverished Irish might ease their economic troubles by selling their children off as food for rich gentlemen and ladies. Swift goes to great lengths to support his argument, including a list of possible preparation styles for the children, and calculations showing

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A Modest Proposal - Jonathan Swift's classic essay published anonymously in 1729. Swift suggests that impoverished Irish might ease their economic troubles by selling their children off as food for rich gentlemen and ladies. Swift goes to great lengths to support his argument, including a list of possible preparation styles for the children, and calculations showing the financial benefits.

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BN ID:
2940012272904
Publisher:
Baxter St.
Publication date:
03/13/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
31 KB

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Modest Proposal 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is an amazing book. we read it in school and it seems to me that this man thought very strongly for the government. obviously, but he shows the ups and downs of the government and exctly how he feels about it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hello? FINNY?? DAVID??
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sorry guys i got busy in rl
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I thought this was the actual book. I purchased it in Nook format. Seriously disappointed. 22 pages & it's just an overview. It's only a buck but that's crap.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Glad to see pundits were just as entertaining in the 1700 's as they are now
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AldenteJH More than 1 year ago
This book has a shocking overture to it and had my head spinning by page five with the disolutions ofnthis man...amazing book one for parties!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
she looked at him. How the he<3>ll did you get in here. The tardis door is deadlock sealed (you cant pick it. I made sure of that. Not even the doctor could breach this tardis with his idiotic screwdriver can get in) and the tardis would never let you in. Especially not here...... no one is allowed in here except me. Ever. Even when i was just a couple thousand years old, back on jesthiva, my twin sister wasnt allowed in here. The royal familys personal chambers were never to be disturbed.