5 edition of Gullivers Travels (Now Age Illus 2 Ser) found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||June 1974|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 126 p. :|
|Number of Pages||70|
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This I was afterwards told, for I durst not stay to see the issue of the adventure; but ran as fast as I could the way I first went, and then climbed up a steep hill, which gave me some prospect of the country.
Whereupon, I returned immediately towards the city, and desired his imperial majesty to lend me twenty of the tallest vessels he had left, after the loss of his fleet, and three thousand seamen, under the command of his vice-admiral. In the mean time the emperor held frequent councils, to debate what course should be taken with me; and I was afterwards assured by a particular friend, a person of great quality, who was as much in the secret as any, that the court was under many difficulties concerning me.
The second voyage takes our "hero" to Brobdingnag, where people are huge. It was brought parallel to me, as I lay.
Over against this temple, on the other side of the great highway, at twenty feet distance, there was a turret at least five feet high. The poor girl laid me on her bosom, and fell a weeping with shame and grief. But, pray how could that which I spoke so many years ago, and at about five thousand leagues distance, in another reign, be applied to any of the Yahoos, who now are said to govern the herd; especially at a time when I little thought, or feared, the unhappiness of living under them?
He is convicted and sentenced to be blinded, but with the assistance of a kind friend, he escapes to Blefuscu. HarperPerennial Classics, Kindle Edition, 2012• Customer Reviews: Reader be warned -- despite being adapted into various kids' books and movies over time, "Gulliver's Travels" is NOT a children's book.
These fields were intermingled with woods of half a stang, and the tallest trees, as I could judge, appeared to be seven feet high. His majesty presented me with fifty purses of two hundred sprugs a-piece, together with his picture at full length, which I put immediately into one of my gloves, to keep it from being hurt.
I likewise broke my right shin against the shell of a snail, which I happened to stumble over, as I was walking alone and thinking on poor England.
Here he spots and retrieves an abandoned boat and sails out to be rescued by a passing ship, which safely takes him back home.
However, my speech produced nothing else beside a loud laughter, which all the respect due to his majesty from those about him could not make them contain.
Upon this point, I cannot forbear doing justice to the queen my mistress, and Glumdalclitch my nurse, whose persons were as sweet as those of any lady in England.