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A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal

by Jonathan Swift
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I desire those politicians who dislike my overture, and perhaps be so bold to attempt an answer, that they will first ask the parents of these mortals. (34)


Swift loved to be one step ahead at all times. He wrote Verses on the Death of Dr. Swift, a poem anticipating public reaction to his death, in 1739.

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