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When I first started to read the beginning of the proposal I saw what hardship Ireland was going through I read how that England was hurting the country economically How the poor were on the streets and how that there were many children who were abandon by there parents But as I kept reading his proposals that he suggested that the people take all the children who had no families that they be sold like they were meat He said that at age 1 children would be fattened up and sold to the rich They children would be sold like they were pigs and also slaughtered like them Swift also stated that most of them would be used in elegant dinners special occasions and also christenings He said there were so many children that they would have a food supply for the whole country That some would be skinned after the meat would be cut off to take the carcass and make womens gloves and mens boots I was very shocked and disgusted at what Swift was proposing to do with the problem of the poor But I was impressed by the facts that he had found on the poor Like the population and all the poor people and children He also made an absurd statement by using most of the young girls to bare children He said that they would kill most of the boys so that there would be 1 boy per 4 girls They would use most of them as breeders on the terms that Swift uses a lot during the proposal He makes them sound like they were cows that they would take the children and nurse them and feed them until the age of 1 in which they would be sold on the meat market Another interesting note that Swift brings up is how the moral affects of the selling of children would be on the families He
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