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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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Tales of Fantasy

Tudor Jenks - 1902 - 395 pages
...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 majesticHe was then past his prime, being twenty-eight years and three-quarters old, of which he had...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 23

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1885
...— " The Emperor'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 his Court, which alone...
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The Elements of Rhetoric and Composition

Ashley Horace Thorndike - 1905 - 340 pages
...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 twentyeight Years and three Quarters old, of which he...
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Masterpieces of the World's Best Literature, Volume 8

Jeannette Leonard Gilder - 1910
...by almost the breadth of my nail than any of his court, which alone is sufficient to strike an awe into the beholders. His features are strong and masculine,...complexion olive, his countenance erect, his body and limbs well-proportioned, all his movements graceful, and his deportment majestic. He was then past his prime,...
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The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and ..., Volume 6

Lionel Strachey - 1906
...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,...then past his prime, being twenty-eight years and three-quarters old, of which he had reigned about seven in great felicity, and generally victorious....
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The Masterpieces and the History of Literature: Analysis ..., Volume 6

Julian Hawthorne - 1902
...by almost the breadth of my nail than any of his court, which alone is sufficient to strike an awe into the beholders. His features are strong and masculine,...complexion olive, his countenance erect, his body and limbs well-proportioned, all his movements graceful, and his deportment majestic. He was then past his prime,...
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A Voyage to Lilliput

Jonathan Swift - 1907 - 150 pages
...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 years and three quarters old, of which he...
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Gulliver's Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World

Jonathan Swift - 1907 - 241 pages
...enough to strike awe into the beholders. His features are strong and masculine, his complexion olive, his body and limbs well proportioned, all his motions...graceful, and his deportment majestic. He was then in his prime, being twentyeight years and three-quarters old,0 of which he had reigned about seven...
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Nineteenth Century English Prose: Critical Essays

Frederick William Roe, Thomas H. Dickinson - 1908 - 495 pages
...description!) — "The Emperor'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. 15 He is taller by the breadth 0f my nail than any of his court, which...
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Stories Children Love: A Collection of Stories Arranged for Children and ...

Charles Welsh - 1909 - 439 pages
...enough to strike an awe into the beholders. His features are strong and masculine, with an Australian lip and arched nose, his complexion olive, his countenance...was then past his prime, being twentyeight years and three-quarters old, of which he had reigned about seven in great felicity, and generally victorious....
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