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1  I was under great difficulties between urgency and shame.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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2  I lay all this while, as the reader may believe, in great uneasiness.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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3  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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4  This prince has several machines fixed on wheels, for the carriage of trees and other great weights.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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5  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
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6  This diversion is only practised by those persons who are candidates for great employments, and high favour at court.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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7  The great gate fronting to the north was about four feet high, and almost two feet wide, through which I could easily creep.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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8  Over against this temple, on the other side of the great highway, at twenty feet distance, there was a turret at least five feet high.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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9  He was then past his prime, being twenty-eight years and three quarters old, of which he had reigned about seven in great felicity, and generally victorious.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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10  The emperor, and all his court, came out to meet us; but his great officers would by no means suffer his majesty to endanger his person by mounting on my body.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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11  These people are most excellent mathematicians, and arrived to a great perfection in mechanics, by the countenance and encouragement of the emperor, who is a renowned patron of learning.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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12  All these orders were duly put in execution; and in about three weeks I made a great progress in learning their language; during which time the emperor frequently honoured me with his visits, and was pleased to assist my masters in teaching me.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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13  In the mean time the emperor held frequent councils, to debate what course should be taken with me; and I was afterwards assured by a particular friend, a person of great quality, who was as much in the secret as any, that the court was under many difficulties concerning me.
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14  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
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15  In one of these cells were several globes, or balls, of a most ponderous metal, about the bigness of our heads, and requiring a strong hand to lift them: the other cell contained a heap of certain black grains, but of no great bulk or weight, for we could hold above fifty of them in the palms of our hands.
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16  He sent me to Emanuel College in Cambridge at fourteen years old, where I resided three years, and applied myself close to my studies; but the charge of maintaining me, although I had a very scanty allowance, being too great for a narrow fortune, I was bound apprentice to Mr. James Bates, an eminent surgeon in London, with whom I continued four years.
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17  As the news of my arrival spread through the kingdom, it brought prodigious numbers of rich, idle, and curious people to see me; so that the villages were almost emptied; and great neglect of tillage and household affairs must have ensued, if his imperial majesty had not provided, by several proclamations and orders of state, against this inconveniency.
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