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1  I thought it best to comply with their proposal.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER XI.
2  We came at length to the house, which was indeed a noble structure, built according to the best rules of ancient architecture.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER IV.
3  The captain had often entreated me to strip myself of my savage dress, and offered to lend me the best suit of clothes he had.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER XI.
4  They dined in the best room, and had oats boiled in milk for the second course, which the old horse ate warm, but the rest cold.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER II.
5  But how far this might be applicable to our courts, and favourites, and ministers of state, my master said I could best determine.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER VII.
6  When I had finished my work, I desired the emperor to let a troop of his best horses twenty-four in number, come and exercise upon this plain.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER III.
7  I described the ship to him in the best terms I could, and explained, by the help of my handkerchief displayed, how it was driven forward by the wind.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER III.
8  In this desolate condition I advanced forward, and soon got upon firm ground, where I sat down on a bank to rest myself, and consider what I had best do.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER I.
9  I had many acquaintance, and among persons of the best fashion; and being always attended by my interpreter, the conversation we had was not disagreeable.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER X.
10  He made me a sign to put them again into my purse, and the purse again into my pocket, which, after offering it to him several times, I thought it best to do.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER I.
11  We thought it best to hold on the same course, rather than turn more northerly, which might have brought us to the north-west part of Great Tartary, and into the Frozen Sea.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER I.
12  This prince took a pleasure in conversing with me, inquiring into the manners, religion, laws, government, and learning of Europe; wherein I gave him the best account I was able.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III.
13  Accordingly, they have a subaltern court paid to them by persons of the best rank; and sometimes by the force of dexterity and impudence, arrive, through several gradations, to be successors to their lord.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER VI.
14  The best expedient I could think of, was to creep into my house, which I accordingly did; and shutting the gate after me, I went as far as the length of my chain would suffer, and discharged my body of that uneasy load.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II.
15  As soon as they got into order they divided into two parties, performed mock skirmishes, discharged blunt arrows, drew their swords, fled and pursued, attacked and retired, and in short discovered the best military discipline I ever beheld.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER III.
16  They have no remembrance of anything but what they learned and observed in their youth and middle-age, and even that is very imperfect; and for the truth or particulars of any fact, it is safer to depend on common tradition, than upon their best recollections.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER X.
17  They forced me into the long-boat, letting me put on my best suit of clothes, which were as good as new, and take a small bundle of linen, but no arms, except my hanger; and they were so civil as not to search my pockets, into which I conveyed what money I had, with some other little necessaries.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER I.
18  My hours of leisure I spent in reading the best authors, ancient and modern, being always provided with a good number of books; and when I was ashore, in observing the manners and dispositions of the people, as well as learning their language; wherein I had a great facility, by the strength of my memory.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER I.
19  The plots, in that kingdom, are usually the workmanship of those persons who desire to raise their own characters of profound politicians; to restore new vigour to a crazy administration; to stifle or divert general discontents; to fill their coffers with forfeitures; and raise, or sink the opinion of public credit, as either shall best answer their private advantage.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER VI.