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1  I now perceived I was fallen into the sea.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VIII.
2  It was a very fierce storm; the sea broke strange and dangerous.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER I.
3  The ship lay very broad off, so we thought it better spooning before the sea, than trying or hulling.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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4  Having therefore consulted with my wife, and some of my acquaintance, I determined to go again to sea.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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5  I mentioned the prudent management of our treasury; the valour and achievements of our forces, by sea and land.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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6  I ordered him to set me down, and lifting up one of my sashes, cast many a wistful melancholy look towards the sea.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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7  Six of the crew, of whom I was one, having let down the boat into the sea, made a shift to get clear of the ship and the rock.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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8  The last of these voyages not proving very fortunate, I grew weary of the sea, and intended to stay at home with my wife and family.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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9  He then desired me to draw my scimitar, which, although it had got some rust by the sea water, was, in most parts, exceeding bright.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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10  I pretended to be worse than I really was, and desired leave to take the fresh air of the sea, with a page, whom I was very fond of, and who had sometimes been trusted with me.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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11  Our men therefore wandered on the shore to find out some fresh water near the sea, and I walked alone about a mile on the other side, where I observed the country all barren and rocky.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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12  Three days after my arrival, walking out of curiosity to the north-east coast of the island, I observed, about half a league off in the sea, somewhat that looked like a boat overturned.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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13  He often builds his largest men of war, whereof some are nine feet long, in the woods where the timber grows, and has them carried on these engines three or four hundred yards to the sea.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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14  I was endeavouring to find some gap in the hedge, when I discovered one of the inhabitants in the next field, advancing towards the stile, of the same size with him whom I saw in the sea pursuing our boat.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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15  Having thus fixed fifty hooks to as many cables, I went back to the north-east coast, and putting off my coat, shoes, and stockings, walked into the sea, in my leathern jerkin, about half an hour before high water.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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16  I now began to be weary, and seeing nothing to entertain my curiosity, I returned gently down towards the creek; and the sea being full in my view, I saw our men already got into the boat, and rowing for life to the ship.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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17  We would not get down our topmast, but let all stand, because she scudded before the sea very well, and we knew that the top-mast being aloft, the ship was the wholesomer, and made better way through the sea, seeing we had sea-room.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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18  That, however, both their majesties would soon be made easy; for I had found a prodigious vessel on the shore, able to carry me on the sea, which he had given orders to fit up, with my own assistance and direction; and he hoped, in a few weeks, both empires would be freed from so insupportable an encumbrance.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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19  There is not one seaport in the whole kingdom: and those parts of the coasts into which the rivers issue, are so full of pointed rocks, and the sea generally so rough, that there is no venturing with the smallest of their boats; so that these people are wholly excluded from any commerce with the rest of the world.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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20  That the largest balls thus discharged, would not only destroy whole ranks of an army at once, but batter the strongest walls to the ground, sink down ships, with a thousand men in each, to the bottom of the sea, and when linked together by a chain, would cut through masts and rigging, divide hundreds of bodies in the middle, and lay all waste before them.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VII.