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encompass
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • The wall which encompassed it is two feet and a half high, and at least eleven inches broad, so that a coach and horses may be driven very safely round it; and it is flanked with strong towers at ten feet distance.
  • I encompassed it almost round, before I could find a convenient place to land in; which was a small creek, about three times the wideness of my canoe.
  • Yet soon after, it advanced nearer, and I could see the sides of it encompassed with several gradations of galleries, and stairs, at certain intervals, to descend from one to the other.
  • The ladders were now applied, and mounted by several men; which the monkey observing, and finding himself almost encompassed, not being able to make speed enough with his three legs, let me drop on a ridge tile, and made his escape.

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  • This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds
  • She suggests expanding the treaty to encompass large developing nations.

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