- Chapter I
The Author gives some Account of himself and Family: His first
Inducements to travel. He is shipwreck'd, and swims for his Life: Gets
safe on shoar in the Country of Lilliput: Is made a Prisoner, and carry'd
up the Country.
- Chapter II
The Emperor of Lilliput, attended by several of the Nobility, comes to see
the Author in his Confinement. The Emperor's Person and Habit describ'd.
Learned Men appointed to teach the Author their Language. He gains
Favour by his mild Disposition. His Pockets Are searched, and his Sword
and Pistols taken from him.
- Chapter III
The Author diverts the Emperor and his Nobility of both Sexes in a very
uncommon Manner. The Diversions of the Court of Lilliput described. The
Author has his Liberty granted him upon certain Conditions.
- Chapter IV
Mildendo, the Metropolis of Lilliput, described, together with the
Emperor's Palace. A Conversation between the Author and a Principal
Secretary, concerning the Affairs of that Empire: The Author Offers to
serve the Emperor in his Wars.
- Chapter V
The Author by an extraordinary Stratagem prevents an Invasion. A high
Title of Honour is conferred upon him. Embassadors arrive from the
Emperor of Blefuscu, and sue for Peace. The Empress's Apartment on fire
by an Accident; the Author instrumental in saving the rest of the Palace.
- Chapter VI
Of the Inhabitants of Lilliput; their Learning, Laws, and Customs, the
Manner of educating their Children. The Author's Way of living in that Country. His Vindication of a great Lady.
- Chapter VII
The Author being informed of a Design to accuse him of High-Treason,
makes his Escape to Blefuscu. His Reception there.
- Chapter VIII
The Author, by a lucky Accident, finds means to leave
Blefuscu; and, after some Difficulties, returns safe to his Native Country.