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Gulliver’s Travels ; A voyage to Lilliput I; Part IV

Fourth part of Chapter I of "A voyage to Lilliput", the first of Gulliver's Travels. From the acclaimed book by Jonathan Swift.

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Gulliver’s Travels ; A voyage to Lilliput I; Part IV

Fourth part of Chapter I of "A voyage to Lilliput", the first of Gulliver's Travels. From the acclaimed book by Jonathan Swift.

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This resolution perhaps may appear very bold and dangerous, and I am confident would not be imitated by any prince in Europe on the like occasion. However, in my opinion, it was extremely prudent, as well as generous: for, supposing these people had endeavoured to kill me with their spears and arrows, while I was asleep, I should certainly have awaked with the first sense of smart, which might so far have roused my rage and strength, as to have enabled me to break the strings wherewith I was tied;
after which, as they were not able to make resistance, so they could expect no mercy. These people are most excellent mathematicians, and arrived to a great perfection in mechanics, by the countenance and encouragement of the emperor, who is a renowned patron of learning.

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