How was Gulliver Carried Metropolis in his Sleep?

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How was Gulliver carried to the metropolis in his sleep?

      Ans. Five hundred carpenters and engineers were set at work to prepare the greatest engine the Lilliputians had to carried. It was a frame of wood raised three inches from the ground, about seven feet long and four wide, moving upon twenty-two wheels. But the principal difficulty was to raise and place the giant body of the author in that vehicle. Eighty poles, each of one foot high, were erected for the purpose, and very strong cords, of the bigness of pack-thread, were fastened by hooks to many bandages which the workmen had tied round the author's neck, hand, body, and legs. Nine hundred of the strongest men were employed to draw up these cords by many pulleys fastened on the poles, and thus in less than three hours he was raised and flung into the engine, and tied fast. Horses, each about four inches and a half high, were employed to draw him towards the metropolis, which was half a mile away.

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