Sentence Examples


  • By Lemuel Gulliver, first a surgeon and then a captain of several ships (Benjamin Motto, October 1726).
  • Few books have added so much to the innocent mirth of mankind of the first two parts of Gulliver; the misanthropy is quite overpowered by the fun.
  • While Gulliver is infinitely the most famous and popular of Swift's works, it exhibits no greater powers of mind than many others.
  • Yet as the author of Gulliver he is still read all over the world, while in England discipleship to Swift is recognized as one of the surest passports to a prose style.