Gulliver's Travels Into Some Remote Countries

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American Book Company, 1908 - Readers - 172 pages
 

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Page 146 - That he deserves best of his country, who can make two blades of grass grow where only one grew before...
Page 38 - Imprimis, In the right coat-pocket of the Great ManMountain (for so I interpret the words Quinbus Flestrin) after the strictest search, we found only one great piece of coarse cloth, large enough to be a foot-cloth for your Majesty's chief room of state. In the left pocket, we saw a huge silver chest, with a cover of the same metal, which we, the searchers, were not able to lift. We desired it should be opened, and one of us, stepping into it, found himself up to the...
Page 43 - I was demanded to swear to the performance of them ; first, in the manner of my own country, and afterwards in the method prescribed by their laws...

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