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A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal

by Jonathan Swift

Inertia Quotes Page 4

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Quote #10

After all, I am not so violently bent upon my own opinion as to reject any offer, proposed by wise men, which shall be found equally innocent, cheap, easy, and effectual. (31)

Is this a call to action or just another dig at lazy people? Could it be both?

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