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1  The company were, the farmer and his wife, three children, and an old grandmother.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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2  I left fifteen hundred pounds with my wife, and fixed her in a good house at Redriff.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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3  The wife minced a bit of meat, then crumbled some bread on a trencher, and placed it before me.
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  But I thought it more consistent with prudence and justice to pass the remainder of my days with my wife and family.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
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6  I went straight to Redriff, where I arrived the same day at two in the afternoon, and found my wife and family in good health.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
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7  My wife run out to embrace me, but I stooped lower than her knees, thinking she could otherwise never be able to reach my mouth.
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  There he called his wife, and showed me to her; but she screamed and ran back, as women in England do at the sight of a toad or a spider.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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10  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
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11  I continued at home with my wife and children about five months, in a very happy condition, if I could have learned the lesson of knowing when I was well.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
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12  When dinner was done, my master went out to his labourers, and, as I could discover by his voice and gesture, gave his wife strict charge to take care of me.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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13  The only difficulty that remained, was to persuade my wife, whose consent however I at last obtained, by the prospect of advantage she proposed to her children.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
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14  I took leave of my wife, and boy and girl, with tears on both sides, and went on board the Adventure, a merchant ship of three hundred tons, bound for Surat, captain John Nicholas, of Liverpool, commander.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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15  For instance, when I am at home, and dressed as I ought to be, I carry on my body the workmanship of a hundred tradesmen; the building and furniture of my house employ as many more, and five times the number to adorn my wife.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
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16  The treasurer took a fancy to be jealous of his wife, from the malice of some evil tongues, who informed him that her grace had taken a violent affection for my person; and the court scandal ran for some time, that she once came privately to my lodging.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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17  I slept about two hours, and dreamt I was at home with my wife and children, which aggravated my sorrows when I awaked, and found myself alone in a vast room, between two and three hundred feet wide, and above two hundred high, lying in a bed twenty yards wide.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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