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Gulliver's Travels (1726)

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Jonathan Swift


TRAVELS INTO SEVERAL Remote Nations OF THE WORLD. By Captain LEMUEL GULLIVER.

PART II. A VOYAGE to BROBDINGNAG. LONDON: Printed in the Year, M DCCXXVI.

THE CONTENTS.

Chapter I. A Great Storm described, the Longboat sent to fetch Water, the Author goes with it to discover the Country. He is left on Shore, is seized by one of the Natives, and carried to a Farmer's House. His Reception there with several Accidents that happened to them. A Description of the Inhabitants.Pa. I 4

Chapter II. A Description of the Farmer's Daughter. The Author carried to a MarketTown, and then to the Metropolis. The Particulars of his Journey. p. 30

Chapter III. The Author sent for to Court. The Queen buys him of his Master the Farmer, and presents him to the King. He disputes with his Majesty's great Scholars. An Apartment at Court provided for the Author. He is in high Favour with the Queen. He stands up for the Honour of his own Country. His Quarrels with the Queen's Dwarf. p. 43

Chapter IV. The Country described. A Proposal for correcting modern Maps. The King's Palace, and some Account of the Metropolis. The Author's way of travelling. The chief Temple described. p. 67

Chapter V. Several Adventures that happened to the Author. The Execution of a Criminal. The Author shews his Skill in Navigation. p. 78

Chapter VI. Several Contrivances of the Author to please the King and Queen. He shews his Skill in Musick. The King enquires into the State of Europe, which the Author relates to him. The King's Observations thereon. p. 101

Chapter VII. The Author's Love of his Country. He makes a Proposal of much Advantage to the King, which is rejected. The King's great Ignorance in Politicks. The Learning of that Country very imperfect and confined. Their Laws, and military Affairs, and Parties in the State. p. 122

Chapter VIII. The King and Queen make a Progess to the Frontiers. The Author attends them. The manner in which he leaves the Country very particularly related. He returns to England. p. 138.


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