The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Nide 2

C. Bathurst, C. Davis, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. Hodges, R. and J. Dodsley, and W. Bowyer., 1755

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Sivu 225 - vices of your country. But by what I have gathered from your own relation, and the anfwers I have with much pains wringed and extorted from you, I cannot but conclude the bulk of your natives to be the molt pernicious race of little
Sivu xv - .body, from my arm-pits to my thighs. I could only look upwards, the fun began to grow hot, and the light offended my eyes. I heard a confufed noife about me; but^ in the pofture I lay, could fee nothing except the fky. In a little time I felt fomething alive moving on my left
Sivu 379 - in proportion to their number of years, which is not to be defcribed; and among half a dozen I foon diftinguifhed, which was the eldeft, although there was not above a century or two between them. The reader will eafily believe, that from what I had heard and feen, my keen
Sivu 10 - hogiheads, then rolled it towards my hand, and beat out the top; I drank it off at a draught, which I might well do, for it did not hold half a pint, and tafted like a fmall wine of Burgundy, but much more delicious. They brought me a fecond hogihead,
Sivu 84 - is fitted to fome ftation or other, and that providence never intended to make the management of public affairs a myftery to be comprehended only by a few perfons of fublime genius, of which there feldom are three born in an age: but they fuppofe truth, juftice, temperance, and the like, to be in every
Sivu 18 - to be the largeft in the whole kingdom¿, which, having been polluted fome years before by an unnatural murder, was according to the zeal of thofe people looked upon as prophane, and therefore had been applied to common ufe, and all the ornaments and furniture carried away. In this edifice it was determined I
Sivu 324 - would lay down their loads, open their facks, and hold con verfation for an hour together; then put up their implements, help each other to refume their burthens, and take their leave. But for Ihort converfations a man may carry implements in his pockets and
Sivu 36 - globes, or balls, of a moft ponderous metal, about the bignefs of our heads, and required a ftrong hand to lift them: the other cell contained a heap of certain black grains, but of no great bulk or weight, for we could hold above fifty of them in the palms of our hands. This is an
Sivu 191 - barrel, came tumbling about my ears; one of them hit me on the back as I chanced to ftoop, and knocked me down flat on my face ; but I received no other hurt, and the dwarf was pardoned at my defire, becaufe I had given the provocation. Another day Glumdalclitcb left me on a
Sivu 31 - behaviour, the good opinion of himfelf and his fubjects. He defired I would not take it ill, if he gave orders to certain proper officers to fearch me ; for probably I might carry about me feveral weapons, which muft needs be dangerous things, if they anfwered the bulk of fo prodigious a perfon. I faid, his majefty

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