The Uncommon Reader

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Most of these were escaping the appalling social and economic conditions as well as the draconian penal laws enacted by the British to annihilate the Celtic heritage and the religion of the Catholic majority. This work attempts to free Ireland from what Swift believed to be its worst enemy; itself. (Damrosch) When Swift wrote A Modest Proposal streets of Dublin were swarming with mothers begging and seeking sustenance for their children. While many Irish attend public schools, colleges, and universities, numerous others go to Catholic educational institutions.

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Publisher: BBC Books; Unabridged edition (September 10, 2007)

ISBN: 1405687479

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