CHAPTER III. 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. My gentleness and good behaviour had gained so far on the emperor and his court, and indeed upon the […]
CHAPTER 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 searched, and his sword and pistols taken from him. When […]
GULLIVER’S TRAVELS into several REMOTE NATIONS OF THE WORLD BY JONATHAN SWIFT PART I. A VOYAGE TO LILLIPUT. CHAPTER 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, […]
CHAPTER THREE THE LAURENCE BOY “Jo! Jo! Where are you?” cried Meg at the foot of the garret stairs. “Here!” answered a husky voice from above, and, running up, Meg found her sister eating apples and crying over the Heir of Redclyffe, wrapped up in a comforter on an old three-legged sofa by the sunny […]
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