A Modest Proposal and Other Satires

What are two examples of biased language in the satire?

How are they bias?

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This quote exeplifies the bias of the English against the poor Irish.

I am assured by our merchants, that a boy or girl, before twelve years old, is no saleable age, they will no yield above three pounds, or three pounds a crown and a half, at the most.

Protestant bias against Catholics.

For first, as I have already observed, it would greatly lessen the Number of Papists, with whom we are Yearly over-run, being the principal Breeders of the Nation, as well as our most dangerous Enemies, and who stay at home on purpose with a design to deliver the Kingdom to the Pretender, hoping to take their Advantage by the absence of so many good Protestants, 24 who have chosen rather to leave their Country, than stay at home, and pay Tythes against their Conscience, to an idolatrous Episcopal Curate.


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