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1  He called it his oracle, and said, it pointed out the time for every action of his life.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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2  And this was the first time I began to conceive some imperfect idea of courts and ministers.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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3  I ate them by two or three at a mouthful, and took three loaves at a time, about the bigness of musket bullets.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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4  The people having received notice a second time, I went again through the city to the palace with my two stools in my hands.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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5  Hundreds fell down as if they had been struck dead; and even the emperor, although he stood his ground, could not recover himself for some time.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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6  After some time, when they observed that I made no more demands for meat, there appeared before me a person of high rank from his imperial majesty.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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7  Although I intend to leave the description of this empire to a particular treatise, yet, in the mean time, I am content to gratify the curious reader with some general ideas.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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8  I often let my legs drop, and could feel no bottom; but when I was almost gone, and able to struggle no longer, I found myself within my depth; and by this time the storm was much abated.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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9  Towards night I got with some difficulty into my house, where I lay on the ground, and continued to do so about a fortnight; during which time, the emperor gave orders to have a bed prepared for me.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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10  My gentleness and good behaviour had gained so far on the emperor and his court, and indeed upon the army and people in general, that I began to conceive hopes of getting my liberty in a short time.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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11  And from this time began an intrigue between his majesty and a junto of ministers, maliciously bent against me, which broke out in less than two months, and had like to have ended in my utter destruction.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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12  But this was the only time I was ever guilty of so uncleanly an action; for which I cannot but hope the candid reader will give some allowance, after he has maturely and impartially considered my case, and the distress I was in.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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13  My father now and then sending me small sums of money, I laid them out in learning navigation, and other parts of the mathematics, useful to those who intend to travel, as I always believed it would be, some time or other, my fortune to do.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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14  All these orders were duly put in execution; and in about three weeks I made a great progress in learning their language; during which time the emperor frequently honoured me with his visits, and was pleased to assist my masters in teaching me.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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15  In the mean time the emperor held frequent councils, to debate what course should be taken with me; and I was afterwards assured by a particular friend, a person of great quality, who was as much in the secret as any, that the court was under many difficulties concerning me.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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16  At the same time the emperor had a great desire that I should see the magnificence of his palace; but this I was not able to do till three days after, which I spent in cutting down with my knife some of the largest trees in the royal park, about a hundred yards distant from the city.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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17  From this time my constant practice was, as soon as I rose, to perform that business in open air, at the full extent of my chain; and due care was taken every morning before company came, that the offensive matter should be carried off in wheel-barrows, by two servants appointed for that purpose.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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18  In a little time I felt something alive moving on my left leg, which advancing gently forward over my breast, came almost up to my chin; when, bending my eyes downwards as much as I could, I perceived it to be a human creature not six inches high, with a bow and arrow in his hands, and a quiver at his back.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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19  When I had for some time entertained their excellencies, to their infinite satisfaction and surprise, I desired they would do me the honour to present my most humble respects to the emperor their master, the renown of whose virtues had so justly filled the whole world with admiration, and whose royal person I resolved to attend, before I returned to my own country.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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20  His majesty gave orders, upon pain of death, that every soldier in his march should observe the strictest decency with regard to my person; which however could not prevent some of the younger officers from turning up their eyes as they passed under me: and, to confess the truth, my breeches were at that time in so ill a condition, that they afforded some opportunities for laughter and admiration.
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