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1  Several contrivances of the author to please the king and queen.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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2  He makes a proposal of much advantage to the king, which is rejected.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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3  The queen buys him of his master the farmer, and presents him to the king.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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4  The king inquires into the state of England, which the author relates to him.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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5  She took me in her own hand, and carried me to the king, who was then retired to his cabinet.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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6  A fancy came into my head, that I would entertain the king and queen with an English tune upon this instrument.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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7  The king, queen, and all the court, sent every day to inquire after my health; and her majesty made me several visits during my sickness.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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8  When I attended the king after my recovery, to return him thanks for his favours, he was pleased to rally me a good deal upon this adventure.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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9  But there is still indeed a more weighty reason, why the kings of this country have been always averse from executing so terrible an action, unless upon the utmost necessity.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
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10  For the queen, whom I always attended, never went farther when she accompanied the king in his progresses, and there staid till his majesty returned from viewing his frontiers.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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11  The king, who delighted in music, had frequent concerts at court, to which I was sometimes carried, and set in my box on a table to hear them: but the noise was so great that I could hardly distinguish the tunes.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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12  This conversation was not ended under five audiences, each of several hours; and the king heard the whole with great attention, frequently taking notes of what I spoke, as well as memorandums of what questions he intended to ask me.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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13  But the usual way of computing how old they are, is by asking them what kings or great persons they can remember, and then consulting history; for infallibly the last prince in their mind did not begin his reign after they were fourscore years old.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
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14  When it was finished, the queen was so delighted, that she ran with it in her lap to the king, who ordered it to be put into a cistern full of water, with me in it, by way of trial, where I could not manage my two sculls, or little oars, for want of room.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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15  It is a very kingly, honourable, and frequent practice, when one prince desires the assistance of another, to secure him against an invasion, that the assistant, when he has driven out the invader, should seize on the dominions himself, and kill, imprison, or banish, the prince he came to relieve.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
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16  In like manner, the disbelief of a Divine Providence renders a man incapable of holding any public station; for, since kings avow themselves to be the deputies of Providence, the Lilliputians think nothing can be more absurd than for a prince to employ such men as disown the authority under which he acts.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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17  The king, who, as I before observed, was a prince of excellent understanding, would frequently order that I should be brought in my box, and set upon the table in his closet: he would then command me to bring one of my chairs out of the box, and sit down within three yards distance upon the top of the cabinet, which brought me almost to a level with his face.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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18  Here I discovered the roguery and ignorance of those who pretend to write anecdotes, or secret history; who send so many kings to their graves with a cup of poison; will repeat the discourse between a prince and chief minister, where no witness was by; unlock the thoughts and cabinets of ambassadors and secretaries of state; and have the perpetual misfortune to be mistaken.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
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19  But great allowances should be given to a king, who lives wholly secluded from the rest of the world, and must therefore be altogether unacquainted with the manners and customs that most prevail in other nations: the want of which knowledge will ever produce many prejudices, and a certain narrowness of thinking, from which we, and the politer countries of Europe, are wholly exempted.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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20  I described that extraordinary care always taken of their education in arts and arms, to qualify them for being counsellors both to the king and kingdom; to have a share in the legislature; to be members of the highest court of judicature, whence there can be no appeal; and to be champions always ready for the defence of their prince and country, by their valour, conduct, and fidelity.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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