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A Voyage To Cacklogallinia

Auhtor: Captain Samuel Brunt Et Al

Language: english

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Review by M. Erb, May 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Voyage To Cacklogallinia':

... be referred only to the literary family of which his progenitor Captain Lemuel Gulliver is the most distinguished member. Like so many other works ...
... for when he had done speaking, my Comrades Heads were brought in, and thrown at the Captain's Feet, who returned but a short Answer to Cuffey, ...
... and the Lives of his Followers. About a Week after this Promise, I reminded him of it, and he told me, that a Party from a Neighbour Village being ...
... she had Six Foot Water in the Hold. They took out of the Great Cabbin Two Chests of Pieces of Eight, with some Hammocks and Cloaths from between ...
... cruelly terrified by hearing human Voices in the Air for tho' I did not understand, I plainly heard these Words: Sup gravimiaco caputasco deumorian ...
... Cocks, live mostly on Flesh, except the poorer Sort, who feed on Grain. They do not go to Roost, but lye on Feather-beds and Matrass, with warm Coverings ...
... Applause, found his Patrimony so impoverish'd by his Charity to Soldiers Widows, he was oblig'd to turn Merchant for his Support but being unfortunate, ...
... I have myself kept several Persons dancing Attendance after me, Year after Year, made them maintain in publick Assemblies, that Nine was more ...
... any have struck in the Palace. There was a terrible Uproar, and I was apprehensive, that I should pay dear for my Resentment but the Emperor to whom ...
... Loyalty and each thought it his peculiar Interest zealously to promote that of the Publick. But not to be prolix in the Character of the old Cacklogallinians, ...
... Riches, such as Lying, Robbing the Publick, Cheating Orphans, Pimping, Perjury, &c. are not look'd upon with evil Eyes, provided they prove successful. ...
... then presiding has determined the thing quite otherwise, giving for a Reason, That might be his Opinion, but this is ours. Upon the whole, the ...
... a Saint in great Veneration amongst them, who lived about Twelve Hundred Years ago for which Reason, every Family, on a certain Day, diverts it ...
... to approve my Judgment. There were Projects for taxing Soot, Corn, Ribbons, for coining all the Plate of the Nobility, for prohibiting the wearing ...
... the Attraction of the Moon, which will certainly be encreas'd by the Weight of Provisions, which we shall by way of Precaution carry with us, ...
... the most ravishing Prospect was offer'd to my Sight. The Mountain yielded a gradual Descent to most beautiful Meadows, enamell'd with Cowslips, Roses, ...
... the middle Part of the Summit, were streight, tall, and so large, that seven Men would hardly fathom the Bowl of one round these twin'd the ...
... after: For were we to meet with the purest Veins of that Metal, by removing only one Turf, not a Selenite would think it worth his while. ...
... rational Faculty is intent upon. You shall now take some Refreshment, and after that we will both divert and instruct you. The Table was ...
... in a number of ways, including italics and continuous quotation marks. In this e-text, longer italicized ...