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guh li ver

  • n  a fictional Englishman who travels to the imaginary land of Lilliput in a satirical novel by Jonathan Swift

  • Michael Scheuer in Joy Online
    The Israeli attack in Gaza was meant to destroy Hamas and tie Obama up like Gulliver,says Michael Scheuer, former head of the CIA's bin Laden unit and an outspoken critic of the US's pro-Israel policies.
  • Ralph Ellison in Los Angeles Times
    I propose that we view the whole of American life as a drama acted out upon the body of a Negro giant, who, lying trussed up like Gulliver, forms the stage and the scene upon which and within which the action unfolds,novelist and critic Ralph...
  • David Gergen in Knowledge@Wharton
    You feel a little like Gulliver in Lilliput,Gergen said of the presidency.

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