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The natural love of life gave me some inward motion of joy, and I was ready to entertain a hope that this adventure might, some way or other, help to deliver me from the desolate place and condition I was in.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 3: CHAPTER I   Context
Thus, hope and expectation would be kept alive; none would complain of broken promises, but impute their disappointments wholly to fortune, whose shoulders are broader and stronger than those of a ministry.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 3: CHAPTER VI   Context
By reflecting on the former, they find themselves cut off from all possibility of pleasure; and whenever they see a funeral, they lament and repine that others have gone to a harbour of rest to which they themselves never can hope to arrive.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 3: CHAPTER X   Context
So that I hope I may with justice pronounce myself an author perfectly blameless; against whom the tribes of Answerers, Considerers, Observers, Reflectors, Detectors, Remarkers, will never be able to find matter for exercising their talents.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 4: CHAPTER XII   Context
It would be tedious to trouble the reader with relating what vast numbers of illustrious persons were called up to gratify that insatiable desire I had to see the world in every period of antiquity placed before me.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 3: CHAPTER VII   Context
Having a desire to see those ancients who were most renowned for wit and learning, I set apart one day on purpose.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 3: CHAPTER VIII   Context
I descended so low, as to desire some English yeoman of the old stamp might be summoned to appear; once so famous for the simplicity of their manners, diet, and dress; for justice in their dealings; for their true spirit of liberty; for their valour, and love of their country.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 3: CHAPTER VIII   Context
However, this was a peculiar grace, not allowed to any but persons of the highest rank, when they desire an admittance.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 3: CHAPTER IX   Context
I enlarged upon many other topics, which the natural desire of endless life, and sublunary happiness, could easily furnish me with.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 3: CHAPTER X   Context
That in the two kingdoms above mentioned, where, during his residence, he had conversed very much, he observed long life to be the universal desire and wish of mankind.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 3: CHAPTER X   Context
While we were thus engaged, I observed a cow passing by, whereupon I pointed to her, and expressed a desire to go and milk her.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 4: CHAPTER II   Context
To clear up which, I endeavoured to give some ideas of the desire of power and riches; of the terrible effects of lust, intemperance, malice, and envy.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 4: CHAPTER IV   Context
It happened that a young female Yahoo, standing behind a bank, saw the whole proceeding, and inflamed by desire, as the nag and I conjectured, came running with all speed, and leaped into the water, within five yards of the place where I bathed.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 4: CHAPTER VIII   Context
I dwell the longer upon this subject from the desire I have to make the society of an English Yahoo by any means not insupportable; and therefore I here entreat those who have any tincture of this absurd vice, that they will not presume to come in my sight.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 4: CHAPTER XII   Context
From thence we went to Tonquin, where the captain resolved to continue some time, because many of the goods he intended to buy were not ready, nor could he expect to be dispatched in several months.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 3: CHAPTER I   Context
In the pursuit of which, by thrift and management, I might reasonably expect, in about two hundred years, to be the wealthiest man in the kingdom.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 3: CHAPTER X   Context
Having lived three years in this country, the reader, I suppose, will expect that I should, like other travellers, give him some account of the manners and customs of its inhabitants, which it was indeed my principal study to learn.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 4: CHAPTER VIII   Context
Thus, hope and expectation would be kept alive; none would complain of broken promises, but impute their disappointments wholly to fortune, whose shoulders are broader and stronger than those of a ministry.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 3: CHAPTER VI   Context
That in the two kingdoms above mentioned, where, during his residence, he had conversed very much, he observed long life to be the universal desire and wish of mankind.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 3: CHAPTER X   Context
But, instead of proposals for conquering that magnanimous nation, I rather wish they were in a capacity, or disposition, to send a sufficient number of their inhabitants for civilizing Europe, by teaching us the first principles of honour, justice, truth, temperance, public spirit, fortitude, chastity, friendship, benevolence, and fidelity.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V2), PART 4: CHAPTER XII   Context
But this was the only time I was ever guilty of so uncleanly an action; for which I cannot but hope the candid reader will give some allowance, after he has maturely and impartially considered my case, and the distress I was in.
Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels(V1), PART 1: CHAPTER II   Context
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