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- He professed both to abominate and despise all mystery, refinement, and intrigue, either in a prince or a minister.Part 2 — A Voyage to Brobdingnag (78% in)
- He received my proposition with more compliance than is usual among writers, especially those of the projecting species, professing "he would be glad to receive further information."Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (58% in)
- But he added, "that since I professed so inviolable an attachment to truth, I must give him my word and honour to bear him company in this voyage, without attempting any thing against my life; or else he would continue me a prisoner till we arrived at Lisbon."Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (88% in)
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