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Abolishing Christianity, and other short pieces
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.
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San Francisco : Manic D Press : Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West, [1998]

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177 pages ; 23 cm
The preface of the author from Battle of the books -- Meditation upon a broomstick -- Hints towards an essay on conversation -- Digression in praise of digressions from Tale of a tub -- 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 -- Modest proposal for preventing the children of poor people in Ireland, from being a burden on their parents or country, and for making them beneficial to the publick -- Predictions for the year 1708 -- The accomplishment of the first of Mr. Bickerstaff's predictions; being an account of the death of Mr. Partridge the almanack-maker, upon the 29th instant in a letter to a person of honour; written in the year 1708 -- Full and true account of the battle fought last Friday between the ancient and the modern books in Saint James's Library -- Thoughts various subjects -- Swift's epitaph.
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