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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 III: A VOYAGE to LAPUTA, BALNIBARBI, GLUBBDUBDRIB, LUGGNAGG and JAPAN. LONDON: Printed for BENJAMIN MOTTE, at the Middle-Temple-Gate. M DCCXXVI.

THE CONTENTS.

Chapter I. THE Author sets out on his third Voyage; is taken by Pyrates. The Malice of a Dutchman. His Arrival at an Island. He is received into Laputa. Page I.

Chapter II. The Humours and Dispositions of the Laputians described. An Account of their Learning. Of the King and his Court. The Author's Reception there. The Inhabitants subject to Fears and Disquietudes. An Account of the Women. p. 15.

Chapter III. A Phaenomenon solved by modern Philosophy and Astronomy. The Laputians great Improvements in the latter. The King's Method of suppressing Insurrections. p. 35.

Chapter IV. The Author leaves Laputa, is conveyed to Balnibarbi, arrives at the Metropolis. A Description of the Metropolis and the Country adjoyning. The Author hospitably received by a great Lord. His Conversation with that Lord. p. 48.

Chapter V. The Author permitted to see the grand Academy of Lagado. The Academy largely described. The Arts wherein the Professors employ themselves. p. 62.

Chapter VI A farther Account of the Academy. The Author proposes some Improvements, which are honourably received. p. 80.

Chapter VII. The Author leaves Lagado, arrives at Maldonada. No Ship ready. He takes a short Voyage to Glubbdubdrib. His Reception by the Governor. p. 94.

Chapter VIII. A farther Account of Glubbdubdrib. Antient and Modern History corrected. p. 104.

Chapter IX. The Author's Return to Maldonada, sails to the Kingdom of Luggnagg. The Author confined. He is sent for to Court. The Manner of his Admittance. The King's great Lenity to his Subjects. p. 118.

Chapter X. The Luggnaggians commended. A particular Description of the Struldbruggs, with many Conversations between the Author and some eminent Persons upon that Subject. p. 127.

Chapter XI. The Author leaves Luggnagg, and sails to Japan. From thence he returns in a Dutch Ship to Amsterdam, and from Amsterdam to England. p. 147.


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