September 11, 2009

a giant among men

I resolutely cut with my Knife the Cables that fastned the Anchors, receiving above two hundred Shots in my Face and Hands; then I took up the knotted End of the Cables to which my Hooks were tyed, and with great ease drew fifty of the Enemy's Men-of-War after me.

Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the world
1909, illustrator Arthur Rackham

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