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A MODEST PROPOSAL
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by Dr. Jonathan Swift
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Swift grouped himself with Pope and Gay in hostility to…. His Modest Proposal is a masterpiece of comic incongruity, with its suave blend of rational deliberation and savage conclusion.
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