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Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Regions of the World, p.2Jonathan Swift
A VOYAGE TO BROBDINGNAG.
A great storm described; the long-boat sent to fetch water, the Authorgoes with it to discover the country--He is left on shore, is seized byone of the natives, and carried to a farmer's house--His receptionthere, with several accidents that happened there--A description of theinhabitants
A description of the farmer's daughter--The Author carried to amarket-town, and then to the metropolis--The particulars of his journey
The Author sent for to court--The queen buys him of his master thefarmer, and presents him to the king--He disputes with his majesty'sgreat scholars--An apartment at court provided for the Author--He is inhigh favor with the queen--He stands up for the honor of his owncountry--He quarrels with the queen's dwarf
The country described--A proposal for correcting modern maps--The king'spalace, and some account of the metropolis--The Author's way oftravelling--The chief temple described
Several adventures that happened to the Author--The execution of acriminal--The Author shows his skill in navigation
Several contrivances of the Author to please the king and queen--Heshows his skill in music--The king inquires into the state of Europe,which the Author relates to him--The king's observations thereon
The Author's love of his country--He makes a proposal of much advantageto the king, which is rejected--The king's great ignorance inpolitics--The learning of that country very imperfect andconfined--Their laws, and military affairs, and in the state
The king and queen make a progress to the frontiers--The Author attendsthem--The manner in which he leaves the country very particularlyrelated--He returns to England
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LIST OF FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS.
"They concluded I was only Relplum Sealcath" Map of Brobdingnag "A huge creature walking ... on the sea" "Whereupon the huge creature trod short" "I drew my hanger to defend myself" "I called her my Glumdalclitch" "Flourished after the manner of fencers in England" "This gracious princess held out her little finger" "She carried me to the king" "I could only revenge myself by calling him brother" "The smaller birds did not appear to be at all afraid of me" "Gave me a gale with their fans" "The most violent exercise I ever underwent" "You have made an admirable panegyric" "She had some foreboding" "Somebody calling in the English tongue" "My daughter kneeled, but I could not see her"
AND TWELVE SMALLER ONES IN THE TEXT.
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