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phenomenon
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Gulliver`s Travels
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phenomenon
Used in
Gulliver`s Travels
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  • They were under great perplexity about my shoes and stockings, which they felt very often, neighing to each other, and using various gestures, not unlike those of a philosopher, when he would attempt to solve some new and difficult phenomenon.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But not being at that time in a disposition to philosophise upon this phenomenon, I rather chose to observe what course the island would take, because it seemed for awhile to stand still.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • [A phenomenon solved by modern philosophy and astronomy.  (not reviewed by editor)

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