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- I then put myself in the most supplicating posture, and spoke in the humblest accent, but received no answer.Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (8% in)
- All I ventured was to raise mine eyes towards the sun, and place my hands together in a supplicating posture, and to speak some words in a humble melancholy tone, suitable to the condition I then was in: for I apprehended every moment that he would dash me against the ground, as we usually do any little hateful animal, which we have a mind to destroy.Part 2 — A Voyage to Brobdingnag (8% in)
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