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1  For my own part, I may truly affirm, that I was less concerned than my nurse.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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2  My nurse gave me a part of a straw, which I exercised as a pike, having learnt the art in my youth.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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3  But my little nurse ran to my relief, and took me out, after I had swallowed above a quart of cream.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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4  My little nurse stood on a low stool close to the table, to take care of me, and direct what I should do.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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5  But the next morning Glumdalclitch, my little nurse, told me the whole matter, which she had cunningly picked out from her mother.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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6  Upon this point, I cannot forbear doing justice to the queen my mistress, and Glumdalclitch my nurse, whose persons were as sweet as those of any lady in England.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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7  My master, pursuant to the advice of his friend, carried me in a box the next market-day to the neighbouring town, and took along with him his little daughter, my nurse, upon a pillion behind him.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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8  But one day, I took a thick cudgel, and threw it with all my strength so luckily, at a linnet, that I knocked him down, and seizing him by the neck with both my hands, ran with him in triumph to my nurse.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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9  I was almost choked with the filthy stuff the monkey had crammed down my throat: but my dear little nurse picked it out of my mouth with a small needle, and then I fell a-vomiting, which gave me great relief.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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10  In a few minutes I came to myself, and he carried me safe to my little nurse, who, by this time, had returned to the place where she left me, and was in cruel agonies when I did not appear, nor answer when she called.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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11  When dinner was almost done, the nurse came in with a child of a year old in her arms, who immediately spied me, and began a squall that you might have heard from London-Bridge to Chelsea, after the usual oratory of infants, to get me for a plaything.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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12  He took me up in his right fore-foot and held me as a nurse does a child she is going to suckle, just as I have seen the same sort of creature do with a kitten in Europe; and when I offered to struggle he squeezed me so hard, that I thought it more prudent to submit.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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13  And if it be found that these nurses ever presume to entertain the girls with frightful or foolish stories, or the common follies practised by chambermaids among us, they are publicly whipped thrice about the city, imprisoned for a year, and banished for life to the most desolate part of the country.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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14  I remember, before the dwarf left the queen, he followed us one day into those gardens, and my nurse having set me down, he and I being close together, near some dwarf apple trees, I must needs show my wit, by a silly allusion between him and the trees, which happens to hold in their language as it does in ours.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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15  I had an entire set of silver dishes and plates, and other necessaries, which, in proportion to those of the queen, were not much bigger than what I have seen in a London toy-shop for the furniture of a baby-house: these my little nurse kept in her pocket in a silver box, and gave me at meals as I wanted them, always cleaning them herself.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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16  I waded through with some difficulty, and one of the footmen wiped me as clean as he could with his handkerchief, for I was filthily bemired; and my nurse confined me to my box, till we returned home; where the queen was soon informed of what had passed, and the footmen spread it about the court: so that all the mirth for some days was at my expense.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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