Gulliver's Travels

'A malicious rouge of a skipper went to an officer ...'what did the rouge do and what did he receive in return?

i am not sure which part it is but it is from III or IV part

it came in the lastt year question paper of class 9 cbse.

and please tell me fast i have my final exam on 12 march.

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The "malicious rogue" attempted to stop Gulliver's progress by complaining he hadn't performed the necessary ritual. In return, the rogue was given twenty strokes on the shoulders with a shoot of bamboo. This would be the same as being given a whipping with a lash.

"Before we took shipping, I was often asked by some of the crew, whether I had performed the ceremony above mentioned? I evaded the question by general answers; "that I had satisfied the Emperor and court in all particulars." However, a malicious rogue of a skipper went to an officer, and pointing to me, told him, "I had not yet trampled on the crucifix;" but the other, who had received instructions to let me pass, gave the rascal twenty strokes on the shoulders with a bamboo; after which I was no more troubled with such questions."


Gulliver's Travels