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speculative
used in Gulliver's Travels

3 uses
  • We crossed a walk to the other part of the academy, where, as I have already said, the projectors in speculative learning resided.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (46% in)
  • I had hitherto seen only one side of the academy, the other being appropriated to the advancers of speculative learning, of whom I shall say something, when I have mentioned one illustrious person more, who is called among them "the universal artist."
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (45% in)
  • After salutation, observing me to look earnestly upon a frame, which took up the greatest part of both the length and breadth of the room, he said, "Perhaps I might wonder to see him employed in a project for improving speculative knowledge, by practical and mechanical operations.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (46% in)

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