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A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal

  

by Jonathan Swift

A Modest Proposal: Culinary Concoctions True or False

1. What is the nutritional value of a child, according to the narrator? -> Better off eating Fritos
2. The narrator has no doubt that a child will serve equally well in which two foods? -> A fricassee or a ragout
3. What meat have many gentlemen had to destroy? -> Venison
4. The new food would bring great customs to what locations? -> Taverns
5. What meat is of no comparison to a "well-grown, fat yearling child"? -> Venison

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