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1  We had no other company but a boy of the house, who rode after us with the luggage.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER II.
2  I left fifteen hundred pounds with my wife, and fixed her in a good house at Redriff.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII.
3  When this adventure was at an end, I came back out of my house, having occasion for fresh air.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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4  We took a kind leave of each other, and I made him promise he would come to see me at my house in Redriff.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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5  I looked down upon the servants, and one or two friends who were in the house, as if they had been pigmies and I a giant.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VIII.
6  We came at length to the house, which was indeed a noble structure, built according to the best rules of ancient architecture.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
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7  This great lord, whose name was Munodi, ordered me an apartment in his own house, where I continued during my stay, and was entertained in a most hospitable manner.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
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8  I had not been at home above ten days, when Captain William Robinson, a Cornish man, commander of the Hopewell, a stout ship of three hundred tons, came to my house.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER I.
9  I had three hundred cooks to dress my victuals, in little convenient huts built about my house, where they and their families lived, and prepared me two dishes a-piece.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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10  That upon coming nearer, and finding his error, he sent out his long-boat to discover what it was; that his men came back in a fright, swearing they had seen a swimming house.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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11  Towards night I got with some difficulty into my house, where I lay on the ground, and continued to do so about a fortnight; during which time, the emperor gave orders to have a bed prepared for me.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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12  He directed that those who had already beheld me should return home, and not presume to come within fifty yards of my house, without license from the court; whereby the secretaries of state got considerable fees.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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13  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
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14  I thought it my part to obey, and, for fear of falling, laid myself at full length upon the handkerchief, with the remainder of which he lapped me up to the head for further security, and in this manner carried me home to his house.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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15  I own she came often to my house, but always publicly, nor ever without three more in the coach, who were usually her sister and young daughter, and some particular acquaintance; but this was common to many other ladies of the court.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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16  I took part of a small house in the Old Jewry; and being advised to alter my condition, I married Mrs. Mary Burton, second daughter to Mr. Edmund Burton, hosier, in Newgate-street, with whom I received four hundred pounds for a portion.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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17  The treasurer and admiral insisted that you should be put to the most painful and ignominious death, by setting fire to your house at night, and the general was to attend with twenty thousand men, armed with poisoned arrows, to shoot you on the face and hands.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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18  I shall not trouble the reader with the particular account of my reception at this court, which was suitable to the generosity of so great a prince; nor of the difficulties I was in for want of a house and bed, being forced to lie on the ground, wrapped up in my coverlet.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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19  The chairmen were dismissed; I put the chair, with his lordship in it, into my coat-pocket: and, giving orders to a trusty servant, to say I was indisposed and gone to sleep, I fastened the door of my house, placed the chair on the table, according to my usual custom, and sat down by it.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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20  Six hundred beds of the common measure were brought in carriages, and worked up in my house; a hundred and fifty of their beds, sewn together, made up the breadth and length; and these were four double: which, however, kept me but very indifferently from the hardness of the floor, that was of smooth stone.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II.
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