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The publisher to the reader Gulliver's letter to his cousin Sympson
A VOYAGE to LILLIPUT..
ly. His first inducements to travel. He is shipwrecked, and
liput, is made a prisoner, and carried up the country Chap. II. The Emperor of Lilliput, attended by several of the
nobility, comes to see the author in bis 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 piftols taken from him Chap. 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 Chap. IV. Mildendo, the metropolis of Lilliput, described, to
gether with the Emperor's palace. A conversation between the author and a principal secretary concerning the afairs of that empire. The author's offers to serve the Emperor in his
Chap. V. The author, by an extraordinary stratagem, prevents
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 apartment on fire by an accident;
the author inftrumental in saving the rest of the palace Chap. VI. Of the inhabitants of Lilliput; their learning, laws,
and customs, the manner of educating their children. The author's way of living in that country. His vindication of a great lady
49 Chap. VII. The author, being informed of a design to accufe
bim of high trea on, makes his escape to Blefuscu. His reception there
Chap. Vil. The author, by a lucky accident, finds means
to leave Blefuscư; and, after some difficulties, retums safe
happened there. A description of the inhabitants
A VOYAGE to the country of the HOU YHNHNMS.
conspire against him, confine him a long time to his cabin, set
is at last relieved. His manner of feeding in this country 23
Chap. IV. The Houyhnhnms notion of truth and falsehood.
The author's discourse disapproved by his master. The author