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1  Out of the right fob hung a great silver chain, with a wonderful kind of engine at the bottom.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II.
2  But one of the seamen prevented me, and having informed the captain, I was chained to my cabin.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER XI.
3  When he alighted, he surveyed me round with great admiration; but kept beyond the length of my chain.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II.
4  It is first agreed and settled among them, what suspected persons shall be accused of a plot; then, effectual care is taken to secure all their letters and papers, and put the owners in chains.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER VI.
5  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.
6  His majesty, who is a most magnanimous prince, was less daunted than I could expect: he ordered me to return it into the scabbard, and cast it on the ground as gently as I could, about six feet from the end of my chain.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II.
7  The chains that held my left leg were about two yards long, and gave me not only the liberty of walking backwards and forwards in a semicircle, but, being fixed within four inches of the gate, allowed me to creep in, and lie at my full length in the temple.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER I.
8  From this time my constant practice was, as soon as I rose, to perform that business in open air, at the full extent of my chain; and due care was taken every morning before company came, that the offensive matter should be carried off in wheel-barrows, by two servants appointed for that purpose.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II.
9  I swore and subscribed to these articles with great cheerfulness and content, although some of them were not so honourable as I could have wished; which proceeded wholly from the malice of Skyresh Bolgolam, the high-admiral: whereupon my chains were immediately unlocked, and I was at full liberty.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER III.
10  We directed him to draw out whatever was at the end of that chain; which appeared to be a globe, half silver, and half of some transparent metal; for, on the transparent side, we saw certain strange figures circularly drawn, and thought we could touch them, till we found our fingers stopped by the lucid substance.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II.
11  They made signs for me to come down from the rock, and go towards the shore, which I accordingly did; and the flying island being raised to a convenient height, the verge directly over me, a chain was let down from the lowest gallery, with a seat fastened to the bottom, to which I fixed myself, and was drawn up by pulleys.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER I.
12  That the largest balls thus discharged, would not only destroy whole ranks of an army at once, but batter the strongest walls to the ground, sink down ships, with a thousand men in each, to the bottom of the sea, and when linked together by a chain, would cut through masts and rigging, divide hundreds of bodies in the middle, and lay all waste before them.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VII.