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" It is allowed on all hands, that the primitive way of breaking eggs before we eat them, was upon the larger end: but his present Majesty's grandfather, while he was a boy, going to eat an egg, and breaking it according to the ancient practice, happened... "
The New Jersey Magazine - Page 6
1867
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A voyage to Lilliput

Jonathan Swift - 1726 - 199 pages
...primitive way of breaking Eggs before we eat them, was upon the larger End : But his prefent Majefty's Grandfather, while he was a Boy, going to eat an Egg,...one of his Fingers. Whereupon the Emperor his Father publifhed an Edict, commanding all his Subjects, upon great Penaltys, to break the fmaller End of their...
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Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World: In Four Parts. By Lemuel ...

Jonathan Swift - 1742 - 351 pages
...primitive Way of breaking Eggs, before we eat them, was upon the larger End ; but his prefent Mnjefty's Grandfather, while he was a Boy, going to eat an Egg, and breaking it according to the antient Practice, happened to cut one of his Fingers. Whereupon the Emperor, his Father, publifhed...
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The Miscellaneous Works of the Late Dr. Arbuthnot, Volume 1

John Arbuthnot - English literature - 1751 - 312 pages
...larger End: But his prefent Majefty '« GrandGrandfather, whilft he was a Boy, going to cat aft Egcr," and breaking it according to the ancient Practice,...of his Fingers: Whereupon, the Emperor, his Father, publifh'd an Edict, commanding all his Subjects, upon great Penalties, to break the fmallerEnd of their...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, Volume 3

Jonathan Swift - 1743
...breaking Eggs before we eac them, was upon the larger End : But his prefent Majefty's Grand- father, while he was a Boy, going to eat an Egg, and breaking it according to the ancient indent Practice, happened to cut one of his Fingers. Whereupon the Emperor his Father, pubJifhed an...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1757
...primitive way of breaking eggs, before we eat them, was upon the larger end; but his prefent Majefty's grandfather, while he was a boy, going to eat an egg, and breaking it acD 2 cording ftanccs, is by this work rendered extremely contemptible ; fo fycculativc differences...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 2

Jonathan Swift - 1768
...primitive way of breaking eggs, before we eat them, was upon the larger end ; but his prefent m'ajelly's grandfather, while he was a boy, going to eat an egg, and breaking it according to the antient practice, happened to cut one of his fingers. Whereupon, the emperor, hra father, publifhed...
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Miscellaneous Works of the Late Dr. Arbuthnot, Volume 1

John Arbuthnot - 1770
...Eggs before we eat them< •was upon the Lirger End: Bnt his prefent Majefty's Grandfather, whilll he was a Boy, going to eat an Egg, and breaking it according to die ancient Practice, happened to cut one of his Fingers; whereupon the Emperor, his Father, publifhed...
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The Manual of Liberty, Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

Civil rights - 1795 - 406 pages
...primitive way of breaking e,ggs, -f- before we eat. them, was upon the larger cod ; but his present majesty's grand-father, while he was a boy, going to eat an egg, and breaking it according to the antient practice,, happened to cut one of his fingers. Whereupon the emperor,, his father, published...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...before we eat them, was upon the largeftend ; but his prefent majeily's grandfather, while he »vasa boy, going to eat an egg, and breaking it according...of his fingers. Whereupon the emperor, his father, publilhed an edifl, commanding all his fubjecls, upon great penalties, to break the (mailer end of...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...the largeftend ; but hisp-c(ent majelly's grandfather, while he «'a--a boy, going to eat an egg, ard breaking it according to the ancient practice, happened to cut one of his fingers. Whereupon tie emperor, his father, publimed an edict, commanding all his fubjeils, upon grt-t penalties, to break...
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