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- These creatures were of the size of a large mastiff, but infinitely more nimble and fierce; so that if I had taken off my belt before I went to sleep, I must have infallibly been torn to pieces and devoured.Part 2 — A Voyage to Brobdingnag (16% in)
- They observed by my teeth, which they viewed with great exactness, that I was a carnivorous animal; yet most quadrupeds being an overmatch for me, and field mice, with some others, too nimble, they could not imagine how I should be able to support myself, unless I fed upon snails and other insects, which they offered, by many learned arguments, to evince that I could not possibly do.Part 2 — A Voyage to Brobdingnag (31% in)
- They climbed high trees as nimbly as a squirrel, for they had strong extended claws before and behind, terminating in sharp points, and hooked.Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (4% in)
- They are prodigiously nimble from their infancy.Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (58% in)
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