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A modest proposal and other prose

Author: Jonathan Swift
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Barnes & Noble, 2004.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Swift
ISBN: 0760760519 9780760760512
OCLC Number: 240638249
Notes: "Originally published (sometimes anonymously) between 1704-1736"--Title page verso.
Description: xvi, 247 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: A full and true account of the battel fought last Friday, between the antient and the modern books in St. James's Library (1697) --
When I come to be old (1699) --
A meditation upon a broom-stick (1701) --
A tale of a tub (1704) --
A discourse concerning the mechanical operation of the spirit (1704) --
A tritical essay upon the faculties of the mind (1707) --
An argument to prove that the abolishing of Christianity in England, may as things now stand, be attended with some inconveniences, and perhaps not produce those many good effects proposed thereby (1708) --
The examiner no. 14 (Thursday, November 9, 1710) --
To the tradesmen, shopkeepers, farmers, and common-people in general, of the Kingdom of Ireland (1724) --
A letter to the whole people of Ireland, by M.B. Drapier, author of the letter to the shop-keepers, & C. (1724) --
A modest proposal for preventing the children of poor people from being a burthen to their parents or the country, and for making them beneficial to the public (1729) --
Directions to servants rules that concern all servants in general (1735) --
A character, panegyric, and description of the Legion Club (1736) --
Endnotes.
Responsibility: Jonathan Swift ; introduction by Lewis C. Daly.

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