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sober
used in Gulliver's Travels

2 uses
  • Yet perhaps the virtue of those reverend sages was too strict for the corrupt and libertine manners of a court: and we often find by experience, that young men are too opinionated and volatile to be guided by the sober dictates of their seniors.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (84% in)
  • ...wisdom, care, and justice in planting colonies; their liberal endowments for the advancement of religion and learning; their choice of devout and able pastors to propagate Christianity; their caution in stocking their provinces with people of sober lives and conversations from this the mother kingdom; their strict regard to the distribution of justice, in supplying the civil administration through all their colonies with officers of the greatest abilities, utter strangers to...
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (97% in)

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