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Gulliver's travels i

The publisher to the reader . 3

Gulliver's letter to his cousin Sympfon i



Chap. I. The author gives fome account of himself and fa-
mily, His sirst inducements to travel. He is ship-wreck-
ed and swims for his lise ; gets fafe on shore in the coun-
try of LilUput; is made a prifoner, and carried up the
country to-

Chap. II. The Emperor of LUlipnt, attended by several of

the nobility, comes to see the author in his consinement.

The Emperor's perfon 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 1 r

Chap. ill. The author diverts the Emperor and his nobility

of both sexes in a very uncommon manner. The di-

versions of the court of LUliput described. The author

has his liberty granted him upon certain conditions 31

Chap. IV. Mildcndo, the metropolis of Lilliput, described,

together with the Emperor's palace. A converfation be-

tween the author and a principal secretary concerning the

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

Emperor in his wars |8

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

vents an invasion. A high title of honour is conseired

upon him. Ambassadors arrive from the Emperor of Ble-

fuscu, and sue for peace. The Empress's apartment on

sire by an accident; the author instrumental in faving the

rest of the palace. 4J-j

Chap. VI. Of the inhabitants of Lilliput; their learning,

Jaws, and customs, the manner of educating their chit-

• a dren.

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