Jonathan Swift: A Modest Proposal ... (1729)

There is likewise another great advantage in my scheme, that it will prevent those voluntary abortions, and that horrid practice of women murdering their bastard children, alas too frequent among us!


Source: Satires and Puns, Vol. 1, 1756

Probably the best known work of Dr. Jonathan Swift is 'Gulliver's Travels' (1726).