An adapatation for children of Swift's novel, in which Lemuel Gulliver survives a series of shipwrecks which land him in four unimaginable places: the land of the little people, the fantastic flying island, the land of the giants, and the nation ruled byintelligent horses.
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Page 26 - ... children. The farmer placed me at some distance from him on the table, which was thirty feet high from the floor. I was in a terrible fright, and kept as far as I could from the edge, for fear of falling. The wife minced a bit of meat and crumbled some bread, placing it before me on a plate. I made her a low bow, took out my knife and fork, and began to eat, which gave them much delight.
Page 16 - I fastened my hooks to the prow of each ship and tied all the cables together.