Lemuel Gulliver returned from Houyhnhnms in 1715. He couldn't stand the sight, sound and touch of his loyal wife, and retired to live with a couple of horses.
In the last book of this series, you will read about her clever ways of coaxing him to tell her what has happened to him in his last voyage. Mary wrote the full story for him, so as to get the Travels book into publication.
The rest is history.