Rudolf Erich Raspe: Gulliver revived, London 1786 (R3)

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I SET off from home on my journey to Russia, in the midst of winter, from a just notion that frost and snow must of course mend the roads, which every traveller had described, as uncommonly bad through the northern parts of Germany, Poland, Courland, and Livonia. I went on horseback, which, provided mare and rider are in order, is the most convenient manner of travelling. I was but lightly cloathed, of this, I felt the inconvenience, the more I advanced north-east.

* The Baron is supposed to relate these extraordinary adventures over his bottle, when surrounded by his friends.

R3, S. 5-6


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