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1  My master, to avoid a crowd, would suffer only thirty people at a time to see me.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER II.
2  It is computed that eleven thousand persons have at several times suffered death, rather than submit to break their eggs at the smaller end.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV.
3  I stayed but two months with my wife and family, for my insatiable desire of seeing foreign countries, would suffer me to continue no longer.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII.
4  I never suffer a word to pass that may look like reflection, or possibly give the least offence, even to those who are most ready to take it.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER XII.
5  The emperor, and all his court, came out to meet us; but his great officers would by no means suffer his majesty to endanger his person by mounting on my body.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER I.
6  During the first year, I could not endure my wife or children in my presence; the very smell of them was intolerable; much less could I suffer them to eat in the same room.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER XI.
7  I had the favour of being admitted to several Houyhnhnms, who came to visit or dine with my master; where his honour graciously suffered me to wait in the room, and listen to their discourse.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER X.
8  But my good master Bates dying in two years after, and I having few friends, my business began to fail; for my conscience would not suffer me to imitate the bad practice of too many among my brethren.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER I.
9  In gratitude to the captain, I sometimes sat with him, at his earnest request, and strove to conceal my antipathy against human kind, although it often broke out; which he suffered to pass without observation.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER XI.
10  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
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II.
11  The captain had no wife, nor above three servants, none of which were suffered to attend at meals; and his whole deportment was so obliging, added to very good human understanding, that I really began to tolerate his company.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER XI.
12  I expressed my uneasiness at his giving me so often the appellation of Yahoo, an odious animal, for which I had so utter a hatred and contempt: I begged he would forbear applying that word to me, and make the same order in his family and among his friends whom he suffered to see me.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER III.
13  But by what I have gathered from your own relation, and the answers I have with much pains wrung and extorted from you, I cannot but conclude the bulk of your natives to be the most pernicious race of little odious vermin that nature ever suffered to crawl upon the surface of the earth.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VI.
14  They are never suffered to converse with servants, but go together in smaller or greater numbers to take their diversions, and always in the presence of a professor, or one of his deputies; whereby they avoid those early bad impressions of folly and vice, to which our children are subject.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VI.
15  I was pressed to do more than one thing which another could not do for me, and therefore endeavoured to make my mistress understand, that I desired to be set down on the floor; which after she had done, my bashfulness would not suffer me to express myself farther, than by pointing to the door, and bowing several times.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER I.
16  Their parents are suffered to see them only twice a year; the visit is to last but an hour; they are allowed to kiss the child at meeting and parting; but a professor, who always stands by on those occasions, will not suffer them to whisper, or use any fondling expressions, or bring any presents of toys, sweetmeats, and the like.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VI.
17  Their parents are suffered to see them only twice a year; the visit is to last but an hour; they are allowed to kiss the child at meeting and parting; but a professor, who always stands by on those occasions, will not suffer them to whisper, or use any fondling expressions, or bring any presents of toys, sweetmeats, and the like.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VI.
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