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Quotes in Gulliver's Travels

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Part II - Chapter I

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"for, as human creatures are observed to be more savage and cruel in proportion to their bulk..."   (Part II - Chapter I)

This sentence demonstrates Swift's misanthropy—that is, his distrust of mankind as a group. Of course, Gulliver does not reflect on that sentiment in the context of his visit to Lilliput where he was the largest creature in that society.

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