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1  He is in high favour with the queen.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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2  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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3  The queen became so fond of my company, that she could not dine without me.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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4  The queen observed my coldness; and, when the farmer was gone out of the apartment, asked me the reason.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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5  No person dined with the queen but the two princesses royal, the eldest sixteen years old, and the younger at that time thirteen and a month.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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6  The queen, giving great allowance for my defectiveness in speaking, was, however, surprised at so much wit and good sense in so diminutive an animal.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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7  The queen commanded her own cabinet-maker to contrive a box, that might serve me for a bedchamber, after the model that Glumdalclitch and I should agree upon.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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8  The queen likewise ordered the thinnest silks that could be gotten, to make me clothes, not much thicker than an English blanket, very cumbersome till I was accustomed to them.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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9  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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10  While he was thus reasoning and resolving with himself, a sardral, or gentleman-usher, came from court, commanding my master to carry me immediately thither for the diversion of the queen and her ladies.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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11  It was the common practice of the dwarf, to catch a number of these insects in his hand, as schoolboys do among us, and let them out suddenly under my nose, on purpose to frighten me, and divert the queen.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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12  He had before served me a scurvy trick, which set the queen a-laughing, although at the same time she was heartily vexed, and would have immediately cashiered him, if I had not been so generous as to intercede.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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13  He desired the queen to order that a particular care should be taken of me; and was of opinion that Glumdalclitch should still continue in her office of tending me, because he observed we had a great affection for each other.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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14  I fell over head and ears, and, if I had not been a good swimmer, it might have gone very hard with me; for Glumdalclitch in that instant happened to be at the other end of the room, and the queen was in such a fright, that she wanted presence of mind to assist me.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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15  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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16  Neither, indeed, could I forbear smiling at myself, when the queen used to place me upon her hand towards a looking-glass, by which both our persons appeared before me in full view together; and there could be nothing more ridiculous than the comparison; so that I really began to imagine myself dwindled many degrees below my usual size.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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17  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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