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GULLIVER'S TRAVELS.

PART 1.-A VOYAGE TO LILLIPUT.

PART II.-A VOYAGE TO BROBDINGNAG.

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CHISWICK PRESS

C. WHITTINGHAM AND CO., TOOKS COURT,

CHANCERY LANE.

NOTICE.

The following abridgment has been carefully reprinted in accordance with Dean Swift’s revised text, with no other alteration but the omission of such passages as are unsuitable for young readers.

CONTENTS.

A VOYAGE TO LILLIPUT.

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CHAP. I. The Author gives some account of himself and family.

His first inducements to travel. He is shipwrecked, and swims

for his life. Gets safe on shore in the country of Lilliput; is

made a prisoner, and carried up the country . . . . 7

CHAP. II. The Emperor of Lilliput, attended by several of the

nobility, comes to see the Author in his confinement. The

Emperor's person and habit described. Learned men appointed

to teach the Author their language. He gains favour by his

mild disposition. His pockets are searchell, and his sword and

pistols taken from him .

CAAF. JII. The Author diverts the Emperor, and his nobility of

both sexes, in a very uncommon manner. The diversions of

the Court of Lilliput described. The Author has his liberty

granted him upon certain conditions .

. . . 25

CHAP. IV. Mildendo, the metropolis of Lillipul, described, to-

gether with the Emperor's palace. A conversation between

the Author and a principal secretary, concerning the affairs of

that empire. The Author offers to serve the Emperor in his

wars

. . . . . 33

CHAP. V. The Author, by an extraordinary stratagem, prevents

an invasion. A high title of honour is conferred upon him.

Ambassadors arrive from the Emperor of Blefuscu, and sue for

peace . . .

. . . . 38

CHAP. VI. Of the inhabitants of Lilliput; their learning, laws,

and customs; the manner of educating their children. The

Author's way of living in that country . . . . .

CHAP. VII. The Author, being informed of a design to accuse

him of high-treason, makes his escape to Blefuscu. His recep-

tion there . . . . . . . . .

CHAP. VIII. The Author, by a lucky accident, finds means to

leave Blefuscu; and, after some difficulties, rerwras safe to his

native country . .

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