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1  I desired a lock for my door, to prevent rats and mice from coming in.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III.
2  He desired I would stand like a Colossus, with my legs as far asunder as I conveniently could.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER III.
3  I desired his leave to go with them, that I might see the country, and make what discoveries I could.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER I.
4  He then desired me to draw my scimitar, which, although it had got some rust by the sea water, was, in most parts, exceeding bright.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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5  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
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6  The maids of honour often invited Glumdalclitch to their apartments, and desired she would bring me along with her, on purpose to have the pleasure of seeing and touching me.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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7  These gentlemen, having pen, ink, and paper, about them, made an exact inventory of every thing they saw; and when they had done, desired I would set them down, that they might deliver it to the emperor.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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8  We desired it should be opened, and one of us stepping into it, found himself up to the mid leg in a sort of dust, some part whereof flying up to our faces set us both a sneezing for several times together.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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9  He desired the queen to order that a particular care should be taken of me; and was of opinion that Glumdalclitch should still continue in her office of tending me, because he observed we had a great affection for each other.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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10  Whereupon, I returned immediately towards the city, and desired his imperial majesty to lend me twenty of the tallest vessels he had left, after the loss of his fleet, and three thousand seamen, under the command of his vice-admiral.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII.
11  He ordered his coach to wait at a distance, and desired I would give him an hours audience; which I readily consented to, on account of his quality and personal merits, as well as of the many good offices he had done me during my solicitations at court.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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12  Then they measured my right thumb, and desired no more; for by a mathematical computation, that twice round the thumb is once round the wrist, and so on to the neck and the waist, and by the help of my old shirt, which I displayed on the ground before them for a pattern, they fitted me exactly.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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13  I desired he would order several sticks of two feet high, and the thickness of an ordinary cane, to be brought me; whereupon his majesty commanded the master of his woods to give directions accordingly; and the next morning six woodmen arrived with as many carriages, drawn by eight horses to each.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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14  But being afraid the boy might owe me a spite, and well remembering how mischievous all children among us naturally are to sparrows, rabbits, young kittens, and puppy dogs, I fell on my knees, and pointing to the boy, made my master to understand, as well as I could, that I desired his son might be pardoned.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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15  I was pressed to do more than one thing which another could not do for me, and therefore endeavoured to make my mistress understand, that I desired to be set down on the floor; which after she had done, my bashfulness would not suffer me to express myself farther, than by pointing to the door, and bowing several times.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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16  When I had for some time entertained their excellencies, to their infinite satisfaction and surprise, I desired they would do me the honour to present my most humble respects to the emperor their master, the renown of whose virtues had so justly filled the whole world with admiration, and whose royal person I resolved to attend, before I returned to my own country.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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17  This gentleman treated me with kindness, and desired I would let him know what place I came from last, and whither I was bound; which I did in a few words, but he thought I was raving, and that the dangers I underwent had disturbed my head; whereupon I took my black cattle and sheep out of my pocket, which, after great astonishment, clearly convinced him of my veracity.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII.
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