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

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What must not a poor old man have suffered in that severe weather and climate, whom I saw on a bleak common, in Poland, lying on the road, helpless, shivering, and hardly having wherewithal to cover his nakedness.

R3, S. 6


I pitied the poor soul. Though I felt exceedingly cold myself, I threw my mantle over him and immediately I heard a voice from the heavens, blessing me for that piece of charity, saying,

“You will be rewarded, my son, for this in time”

R3, S. 6-7



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