GULLIVERS TRAVELS

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A VOYAGE TO LILLIPUT

CHAPTER I
The Author gives some Account of Himself and Family—His first Inducements to Travel—He is shipwrecked, and swims for his Life—Gets safe on Shore in the Country of Lilliput—Is made a Prisoner, and carried up the Country
CHAPTER II
The Emperor of Lilliput, attended by several of the Nobility, comes to see the Author in his Confinement—The Emperor’s Person and Habits described—Learned Men appointed to teach the Author their Language—He gains Favor by his Mild Disposition—His Pockets are searched, and his Sword and Pistols taken from him
CHAPTER III
The Author diverts the Emperor, and his Nobility of both Sexes, in a very Uncommon Manner—The Diversions of the Court of Lilliput described—The Author has his Liberty granted him, upon Certain Conditions
CHAPTER IV
Mildendo, the Metropolis of Lilliput, described, together with the Emperor’s Palace—A Conversation between the Author and a Principal Secretary, concerning the Affairs of that Empire—The Author’s Offers to serve the Emperor in his Wars
CHAPTER V
The Author, by an Extraordinary Stratagem, prevents an Invasion—A high Title of Honor is conferred upon him—Ambassadors arrive from the Emperor of Blefuscu, and sue for Peace
CHAPTER VI
Of the Inhabitants of Lilliput; their Learning, Laws, and Customs; the Manner of educating their Children—The Author’s Way of Living in that Country—His Vindication of a Great Lady
CHAPTER VII
The Author being informed of a Design to accuse him of High Treason, makes his Escape to Blefuscu—His Reception there
CHAPTER VIII
The Author, by a lucky Accident, finds Means to leave Blefuscu; and, after some Difficulties, returns safe to his Native Country

A VOYAGE TO BROBDINGNAG

CHAPTER I
A great Storm described; the Longboat sent to fetch Water; the Author goes with it to discover the Country—He is left on Shore, is seized by one of the Natives, and carried to a Farmer’s House—His Reception there, with several Accidents that happened to him—A Description of the Inhabitants
CHAPTER II
A Description of the Farmer’s Daughter—The Author carried to a Market Town, and then to the Metropolis—The Particulars of his Journey
CHAPTER III
The Author sent for to Court—The Queen buys him of his Master, the Farmer, and presents him to the King—He disputes with His Majesty’s great Scholars—An Apartment at Court provided for the Author—He is in high Favor with the Queen—He stands up for the Honor of his own Country—His Quarrels with the Queen’s Dwarf
CHAPTER IV
The Country described—A Proposal for correcting Modern Maps—The King’s Palace, and some Account of the Metropolis—The Author’s Way of Traveling—The Chief Temple described
CHAPTER V
Several Adventures that happened to the Author—The Execution of a Criminal—The Author shows his Skill in Navigation
CHAPTER VI
Several Contrivances of the Author to please the King and Queen—He shows his Skill in Music—The King inquires into the State of Europe, which the Author relates to him—The King’s Observations thereon
CHAPTER VII
The Author’s Love of his Country—He makes a Proposal of much Advantage to the King, which is rejected—The King’s great Ignorance in Politics—The Learning of that Country very imperfect and confined—The Laws and Military Affairs and Parties in the State
CHAPTER VIII
The King and Queen make a Progress to the Frontiers—The Author attends them—The Manner in which he leaves the Country very particularly related—He returns to England

A VOYAGE TO LAPUTA, BALNIBARBI, LUGGNAGG, GLUBBDUBDRIB AND JAPAN

CHAPTER I
The Author sets out on his Third Voyage—Is taken by Pirates—The Malice of a Dutchman—His Arrival at an Island—He is received into Laputa
CHAPTER II
The Humors and Dispositions of the Laputians described—An Account of their Learning—Of the King and his Court—The Author’s Reception there—The Inhabitants subject to Fears and Disquietudes—An Account of the Women
CHAPTER III
A Phenomenon solved by modern Philosophy and Astronomy—The Laputians’ great Improvements in the Latter—The King’s Method of suppressing Insurrections
CHAPTER IV
The Author leaves Laputa—Is conveyed to Balnibarbi—Arrives at the Metropolis—A Description of the Metropolis and the Country adjoining—The Author hospitably received by a Great Lord—His Conversation with that Lord
CHAPTER V
The Author permitted to see the Grand Academy of Lagado—The Academy largely described—The Arts wherein the Professors employ themselves
CHAPTER VI
A further Account of the Academy—The Author proposes some Improvements, which are honorably received
CHAPTER VII
The Author leaves Lagado—Arrives at Maldonada—No Ship ready—He takes a short Voyage to Glubbdubdrib—His Reception by the Governor
CHAPTER VIII
A further Account of Glubbdubdrib—Ancient and modern History corrected
CHAPTER IX
The Author’s Return to Maldonada—Sails to the Kingdom of Luggnagg—The Author confined—He is sent for to Court—The Manner of his Admittance—The King’s great Lenity to his Subjects
CHAPTER X
The Luggnaggians commended—A Particular Description of the Struldbrugs, with many Conversations between the Author and some Eminent Persons upon that Subject
CHAPTER XI
The Author leaves Luggnagg, and sails to Japan—From thence he returns in a Dutch Ship to Amsterdam, and from Amsterdam to England

A VOYAGE TO THE COUNTRY OF THE HOUYHNHNMS

CHAPTER I
The Author sets out as Captain of a Ship—His Men conspire against him, confine him a Long Time to his Cabin, and set him on Shore in an Unknown Land—He travels up in the Country—The Yahoos, a strange Sort of Animal, described—The Author meets two Houyhnhnms
CHAPTER II
The Author conducted by a Houyhnhnm to his House—The House described—The Author’s Reception—The Food of the Houyhnhnms—The Author in Distress for Want of Meat is at last relieved—His Manner of Feeding in this Country
CHAPTER III
The Author studious to learn the Language—The Houyhnhnm his Master assists in teaching him—The Language described—Several Houyhnhnms of Quality come out of Curiosity to see the Author—He gives his Master a Short Account of his Voyage
CHAPTER IV
The Houyhnhnms’ Notion of Truth and Falsehood—The Author’s Discourse disapproved by his Master—The Author gives a more particular Account of himself, and the Accidents of his Voyage
CHAPTER V
The Author at his Master’s Command, informs him of the State of England—The Causes of War among the Princes of Europe—The Author begins to explain the English Constitution
CHAPTER VI
A Continuation of the State of England under Queen Anne—The Character of a first Minister of State in some European Courts
CHAPTER VII
The Author’s great Love of his Native Country—His Master’s Observations upon the Constitution and Administration of England, as described by the Author, with parallel Cases and Comparisons—His Master’s Observations upon Human Nature
CHAPTER VIII
The Author relates several Particulars of the Yahoos—The great Virtues of the Houyhnhnms—The Education and Exercise of their Youth—Their General Assembly
CHAPTER IX
A grand Debate at the General Assembly of the Houyhnhnms, and how it was determined—The Learning of the Houyhnhnms—Their Buildings—Their Manner of Burials—The Defectiveness of their Language
CHAPTER X
The Author’s Economy and Happy Life among the Houyhnhnms—His great Improvement in Virtue by conversing with them—Their Conversations—The Author has Notice given him by his Master that he must depart from the Country—He falls into a Swoon for Grief, but submits—He contrives and finishes a Canoe by the Help of a Fellow Servant, and puts to Sea at a Venture
CHAPTER XI
The Author’s dangerous Voyage—He arrives at New Holland, hoping to settle there—Is wounded with an Arrow by one of the Natives—Is seized and carried by Force into a Portuguese Ship—The great Civilities of the Captain—The Author arrives at England
CHAPTER XII
The Author’s Veracity—His Design in publishing this Work—His Censure of those Travelers who swerve from the Truth—The Author clears himself from any Sinister Ends in writing—An Objection answered—The Method of planting Colonies—His Native Country commended—The Right of the Crown to those Countries described by the Author is justified—The Difficulty of conquering them—The Author takes his Last Leave of the Reader; proposes his Manner of Living for the Future; gives Good Advice, and concludes

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