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        Titlepage to 'A Modest Proposal' by Jonathan Swift, published in 1729

        English School, (18th century). Medium: print. Date: 1729. 'A Modest Proposal for preventing the Children of Poor People from being a burden to Their Parents or Country, and for making them beneficial to the Publick'; a satirical essay which suggests that the impoverished might ease economic troubles by selling children as food for the rich; Provenance: Private Collection.

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