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REV. JONATHAN SWIFT, D.D.,

DEAN OF ST. PATRICK'S, DUBLIN.

ARRANGED BY THOMAS SHERIDAN, A M.

WITH

NOTES, HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL.

A NEW EDITION, IN'NINETEEN VOLUMES;

CORRECTED AND REVISED

BY JOHN NICHOLS, F. S. A. EDINBURGH AND PERTH.

VOLUME VI.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR J. JOHNSON, J. NICHOLS, R. BALDWIN,

OTRIDGE AND SON, J. SEWELL, F. AND C, RIVINGTON, T.
PAYNE, R. FAULDER, G. AND J. ROBINSON, R. LEA, J.
NUNN, W. CUTHELL, T. EGERTON, CLARKE AND son,
VERNOR AND HOOD, J. SCATCHERD, T. KAY, LACKING-
TON ALLEN AND CO., CARPENTER AND CO., MURRAY
AND HIGHLEY, LONGMAN AND REES, CADELL JUN. AND
DAVIES, T, BAGSTER, J. HARDING, AND J. MAWMAN,

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CONTENTS

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I HE Publisher to the Reader ......

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A Letter from Captain Gulliver to his cousin Sympson .... xi

A VOYAGE TO LILLIPUT ....................... 1

Chap. I. The author gives some account of himself and

family: his 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 ....................................... ib.

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

searched, and his sword and pistols taken from him.. 14

CHAP. III. The author diverts the emperor, and his nobi-

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

diversions of the court of Lilliput described. The au-

thor has his liberty granted him upon certain condi-

tions ......................................... 27

CHAP. IV. Mildendo, the metropolis of Lilliput, described,

together with the emperor's palace. A conversation be-

tween the author and a principal secretary, concerning

the affairs of that empire. The author's offers to serve

the emperor in his wars ......................... 37

Chap. V. The author, by an extraordinary stratagem, pre-

vents an invasion. A high title of honour is conferred

upon him. Ambassadors arrive from the emperor of

Blefuscu and sue for peace. The empress's apartments

on fire by accident; the author instrumental in saving

the rest of the palace ............................ 43

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