Which course of punishment was finally selected for Gulliver ? How did he counsel himself for a safe retreat ?
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Originally his sentence was to be death, but Redresal has argued successfully to have the sentence lessened to the removal of Gulliver's eyes. The charges Gulliver has been accused of are "making water" in the royal palace, refusing to reduce Blefuscu to a province, aiding the ambassadors of Blefuscu when they came to ask for peace, and planning to visit Blefuscu. Not wanting to have his eyes put out, Gulliver flees to Blefuscu, where he is warmly received.