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1  In the left pocket, another engine of the same kind.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II.
2  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
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3  Five hundred carpenters and engineers were immediately set at work to prepare the greatest engine they had.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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4  Five hundred carpenters and engineers were immediately set at work to prepare the greatest engine they had.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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5  The shout I heard was upon the arrival of this engine, which, it seems, set out in four hours after my landing.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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6  The king was struck with horror at the description I had given of those terrible engines, and the proposal I had made.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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7  Within each of these was enclosed a prodigious plate of steel; which, by our orders, we obliged him to show us, because we apprehended they might be dangerous engines.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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8  This work was repeated three or four times, and at every turn, the engine was so contrived, that the words shifted into new places, as the square bits of wood moved upside down.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
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9  He often builds his largest men of war, whereof some are nine feet long, in the woods where the timber grows, and has them carried on these engines three or four hundred yards to the sea.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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10  Nine hundred of the strongest men were employed to draw up these cords, by many pulleys fastened on the poles; and thus, in less than three hours, I was raised and slung into the engine, and there tied fast.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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11  That we often put this powder into large hollow balls of iron, and discharged them by an engine into some city we were besieging, which would rip up the pavements, tear the houses to pieces, burst and throw splinters on every side, dashing out the brains of all who came near.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VII.