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" He is taller, by almost the breadth of my nail, than any of his court ; which alone is enough to strike an awe into the beholders. His features are strong and masculine... "
The Works of Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's travels. Directions to servants - Page 39
by Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1814
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 6

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...taller by almost the breadth of my nail, than any of his court; which alone is enough to strike an awe into the beholders. His features are strong and masculine,...proportioned, all his motions graceful, and his deportment majestick. He was then past his prime, being twenty-eight yearsand three quarters old, of which he...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 7

Jonathan Swift - 1808
...taller, by almost the breadth of my nail, than any of his court; which alone is enough to strike an awe into the beholders. His features are strong and masculine,...years and three quarters old, of which he had reigned VOL. VII. C about seven in great felicity, and generally victorious. For the better convenience of...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 9

Jonathan Swift - 1812
...taller by almost the breadth of my nail, than any of his court ; which alone is enough to strike an awe into the beholders. His features are strong and masculine,...victorious. For the better convenience of beholding Iriro, I lay on my side, 30 that my face was parallel to B 2 • his, and he stood but three yards...
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Gulliver's travels. Directions to servants

Jonathan Swift - 1814
...taller, by almost the breadth of my nail, than any of his court; which alone is enough to strike an awe into the beholders. His features are strong and masculine,...twenty-eight years and three quarters old, of which he had reigued about seven in great felicity, and generally victorious. For the better convenience of beholding...
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The Select Works of Jonathan Swift: Containing the Whole of His ..., Volume 2

Jonathan Swift - 1823
...almost the breadth of my nail, than iinv of his court ; which alone is enough to strike an awe into his beholders. His features are strong and masculine,...graceful, and his deportment majestic. He was then past bis prime, being twenty-eight years and three quarters old, of which he had reigned about seven in...
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Prose

1826
...flrong and mafculine, ivith an Aulirian lip and arched nofe, his complexion olive, his countenance eren, his body and limbs well proportioned, all his motions graceful, and his deportment majeftic. HQ was then piЛ his bis prime, being twenty-eight years and three quarters old, of which...
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Gulliver's Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World

Jonathan Swift - 1834 - 352 pages
...taller by almost the breath of my nail, than any of his court ; which alone is enough to strike an awe into the beholders. His features are strong and masculine,...deportment majestic. He was then past his prime, being twenty -eight years and three quarters old, of which he had reigned about seven in great felicity,...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1853 - 297 pages
...heart"-/* May, 1710. peror's features," Gulliver says, "are strong and masculine, with an Austrian lip, an arched nose, his complexion olive, his countenance erect, his body and limbs well-proportioned, and his deportment majestic. He is taller by the breadth of my nail than any of...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1854 - 297 pages
...heart."—/n May, 1719. peror's features," Gulliver says, "are strong and masculine, with an Austrian lip, an arched nose, his complexion olive, his countenance erect, his body and limbs well-proportioned, and his deportment majestic. He is taller by the breadth of my nail than any of...
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Gulliver's voyage to Lilliput, with a Fr. tr. by [F.W.] Pirscher

Jonathan Swift - 1859
...at some distance in their chairs. The Emperor is taller than any of his court, which strikes an awe into the beholders. His features are strong and masculine,...; his complexion olive, his countenance erect, his limbs well proportioned, all his actions graceful and majestic. He was then past his prime, being twenty-eight...
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