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Gulliver's Travels
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leeward
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • I had several men who died in my ship of calentures, so that I was forced to get recruits out of Barbadoes and the Leeward Islands, where I touched, by the direction of the merchants who employed me; which I had soon too much cause to repent: for I found afterwards, that most of them had been buccaneers.

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  • The leeward side of the island gets little rain.
  • they were sailing leeward

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