Gulliver's Travels Into Several Remote Nations Of The World
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98             GULLIVER'S TRAVELS
to rise and draw my hanger, and attack them in the air. I dispatched four of them, but the rest got away, and I presently shut my window. These insects were as large as partridges; I took out their stings, found them an inch and a half long, and as sharp as needles. I carefully pre­served them all, and having since shown them with some other curiosities, in several parts of Europe, upon my return to England, I gave three of them to Gresham College, and kept the fourth for myself.
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