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A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal

by Jonathan Swift
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A Modest Proposal Inertia Quotes

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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)


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