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A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal

by Jonathan Swift

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Quote #10

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 whether they would not at this day think it a great happiness to have been sold for food at a year old in the manner I prescribe. (34)

If you couldn't read, you probably didn't get to contribute to the discussion of Ireland's problems.

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