52. A Modest Proposal

In 1729, shortly after the publication of his work “A Modest Proposal” rumors spread that the aristocrats have taken his satirical advice to eat the children of the poor literally and Jonathan Swift must attempt to take down the largest slaughterhouse owner in Dublin with his words and his blade to save the poverty-stricken children of Ireland.

Read Jonathan Swift’s “A Modest Proposal for Preventing the Children of Poor People From Being a Burthen to Their Parents or Country, and for Making Them Beneficial to the Publick” here.