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King Charles II – Restored to Rule Britannia Gloriously
King Charles II of England The Merry Monarch, yes. Brave in battle, lived in exile and poverty, then enjoyed life, beauty and women after the restoration. Built Palace House Stables in Newmarket, won a race on his horse Old Rowley for which the Rowley Mile racecourse is named, rebuilt London following the Great Fire, defied pariliament and kept the religious peace.
A Modest Proposal - Wikipedia || Satirical essay written by Jonathan Swift in 1729. It suggests that the impoverished Irish might ease their economic troubles by selling their children as food for rich gentlemen and ladies. This satirical hyperbole mocked heartless attitudes towards the poor, as well as British policy toward the Irish in general. The primary target of Swift's satire was the rationalism of modern economics.