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  • The word Houyhnhnm, in their tongue, signifies a horse, and in its etymology, the perfection of nature.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • The word Houyhnhnm, in their tongue, signifies a HORSE, and, in its etymology, the PERFECTION OF NATURE.

    Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World

  • The word Houyhnhnm, in their tongue, signifies a HORSE, and, in its etymology, the PERFECTION OF NATURE.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • The word Houyhnhnm, in their tongue, signifies a HORSE, and, in its etymology, the PERFECTION OF NATURE.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • The word Houyhnhnm, in their tongue, signifies a HORSE, and, in its etymology, the PERFECTION OF NATURE.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • I said farther that if good fortune ever restored me to my native country, to relate my travels here, as I resolved to do, everybody would believe that I said the thing which was not; that I invented the story out of my own head; and with all possible respect to himself, his family and friends, and under his promise of not being offended, our countrymen would hardly think it probable, that a Houyhnhnm should be the presiding creature of a nation, and a Yahoo the brute.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • a Houyhnhnm should be the presiding creature of a nation, and a

    Gulliver's Travels

  • a Houyhnhnm should be the presiding creature of a nation, and a

    Gulliver's Travels

  • a Houyhnhnm should be the presiding creature of a nation, and a

    Gulliver's Travels

  • (The name "Houyhnhnm," incidentally, was Swift's rendition of the sound of a horse's whinny.)

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