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" Then turning to his first minister, who waited behind him with a white staff, near as tall as the mainmast of the Royal Sovereign, he observed how contemptible a thing was human grandeur, which could be mimicked by such diminutive insects as I : and yet... "
The Political state of Great Britain - Page 482
by Political state of Great Britain - 1726
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Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World: A voyage to Lilliput

Jonathan Swift - 1726 - 199 pages
...waited behind him with a white Staff near as tall as the Main-maft of the Royal Soiieraign> he obferved how contemptible a thing was human Grandeur, which could be mimicked by fuch diminutive Infccts as I : And yet, faid he, I dare engage, thefc Creatures have their Titles and Diftinctions...
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Travels into several remote nations of the world, by Lemuel Gulliver

Jonathan Swift - 1742
...waited behind him with a white Staff, near as tall as the Main-maft of the Royal-Soveraign, he obferved how contemptible a Thing was human Grandeur, which could be mimicked by fuch diminutive Infects as I : And yeti fays he, I dare engage, thefe Creatures have their Tides and Diftinctions of...
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The Works of D. Jonathan Swift: In Nine Volumes, Volume 3

Jonathan Swift - 1752
...behind him with a white Staff, near as tall as the Main-maft of the Royal Sovereign ; he obferved, how contemptible a Thing was human Grandeur, which...diminutive Infefts as I : And yet, faid he, I dare engage, thofe Creatures have their Titles and Diftinftions of Honour; they contrive little Nefts and Burrows,...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 2

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1755
...wait* cd behind him with a white ftaff near as tall as themain-maftof the royal-favereign, he obferved how contemptible a thing was human grandeur, which...mimicked by fuch diminutive infefts as I: and yet, fays he, I dare engage, thefe creatures have their titles and diftinction of honour, they 4 contrive...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1757
...waited behind him with a white Haft" near as tall as the main-maft of the Royal Sovereign, he tibferVed how contemptible a thing was human grandeur, which...mimicked by fuch diminutive infefts as I: and yet, fays he, I dare engage, thefe creatures have their titles and diftinftion of honour; they contrive...
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The Works ...: With the Author's Life and Character, Notes [etc ..., Volume 4

Jonathan Swift - English literature - 1761
...waited behind him with a white ftafT, near as tall as the main-maft of the Royal Sovereign, he obferved how contemptible a thing was human grandeur, which could be mimicked by fuch diminutive infects as I : and yet, fays he, I dare engage, thefe creatures have their titles and dilHmftions of...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 2

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth, Deane Swift - 1768
...waited behind him with a white ftaff near as tall as the main -maft of the royal-fovereign, he obferved how contemptible a thing was human grandeur, which. could be mimicked by fuch diminutive. infeds. as I : and yet, fays he, I dare engage, thefe creatures have their titles and diftinction of...
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The Novelist's Magazine, Volume 9

English fiction - 1782
...waited behind him with a white It :ff. near as tall as the main -mad of the Royal Sovereign, he obferved how contemptible a thing was human grandeur, which...mimicked by fuch diminutive infefts as I : ' And yet,' fays he, * I dare engage, thefe creatures have their titles and diftinftions of honour j they contrive...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1784
...waited behind him with a •white ftaff near as tall as the mainmaft of the Royal Sovereign, he obferved how contemptible a thing was human grandeur, which could be mimicked by fuch diminutive infects as I : And yet, fays he, I dare engage, thefe creatures have their titles and diftinctions...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...waited behind him \viih a white ftaff near as tall as the main-mart of the Royal Sovereign, he obferved how contemptible a thing was human grandeur, which could be mimicked by fuch diminutive infeils as I : and yet, fays he, I dare engage, thefe creatures have their titles and di It indions...
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