Modest Proposal, A Works Swift, Jonathan Authors
Satirical essay, published in 1829, in which Swift proposes to relieve poverty in Ireland by selling excess babies as a delicacy meat for the rich. Evoked considerable reaction at the time of publication, in part because some people thought Swift intended the proposal to be taken literally.
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