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" He wrote an account of them ; but 'twas nothing but the account of his miserable feelings. I met Smelfungus in the grand portico of the Pantheon : he was just coming out of it. 'Tis nothing but a huge cockpit,* said he. "
Biographical Memoirs of Eminent Novelists, and Other Distinguished Persons - Page 156
by Walter Scott - 1834
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THE MONTHLY REVIEW, OR LITERARY JOURNAL BY SEVERAL HANDS

SEVERAL HANDS - 1768
...he had fallen foul upon the goddefs, and ufcd her worfë than a common ftrumpet, without the leaft provocation in nature. ' I popp'd upon Smelfungus again at Turin, in his retur i home; and a fad tale of forrowtul adventures had he to tell, ** wherein he fpoke of moving...
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A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

Laurence Sterne - France - 1802 - 212 pages
...feelings. I met Smelfungus in the grand portico of the Pantheon — he was just coming out of it — 'Tis nothing but a huge cock-pit **, said he— I wish...Medicis, replied I — for in passing through Florence, * Smollet; a writer of great merit, author of an History of England, of Roderick Random, a romance...
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The Works of Laurence Sterne, A. M.: A sentimental journey through France ...

Laurence Sterne - English literature - 1805
...Pantheon he was just coming out of it — '7V*'' nettiing but a huge cockpit, * said he I wish youhad said nothing worse of the Venus of Medicis, replied...I had heard he had fallen foul upon the goddess,, ' 's Travels»and used her worse than a common strumpet, without the least provocation in nature. I...
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Biographia Scotica: Or Scottish Biographical Dictionary; Containing a Short ...

John Stark - Biography - 1805 - 428 pages
...feclings.p— I metSnit! fungus in the grand portico o the Pantheon — he was just com ing out of it—" Jt is nothing but a huge cock-pit," said he — " I wish you had said nothing worse of the Venus de Mcdi'• ch," replied I, — for in pasting through Florence, 1 had hear< he had fallen foul upon...
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Biographia Scotica; or, Scottish biographical dictionary

John Stark - Scotland - 1805 - 400 pages
...feelings*— t mctSmeifungus in the grand portico ol the Pantheon— he was just coming out of it — " It is nothing but a huge cock-pit," said he — " I wish you had said nothing worse of ihe Venus de Mcdicis," replied F,— for in passing through Florence, I had hcarc he had fallen foul...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810
...«« I met Smelfungus in the grand portico of the Pantheon—he was just coming out of it.—It is nothing but a huge cockpit," said he. —" I wish...fallen foul upon the goddess, and used her worse than a a common strumpet, without the least provocation in nature.—I popped upon Smelfungus again at Turin,...
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The expedition of Humphry Clinker. By the author of Roderick Random, Volume 1

Tobias George Smollett - 1820 - 564 pages
...feelings. 1 met Smelfungus in the grand portico of the Pantheon; he was just coming out of it. ' It is nothing but a huge cockpit,' said he. '' I wish you had said nothing worse of the Venus de Medicis/ replied I. He had been flayed alive and bedeviled, and worse used than St. Bartholomew,...
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The novels of Sterne, Goldsmith, dr. Johnson, Mackenzie, Horace Walpole, and ...

Laurence Sterne - 1823
...the Pantheon : — he was just coming out of it. — 'Tis nothing but a huge cock-pit,* said he. 1 popped upon Smelfungus again at Turin, in his return home ; and a sad tale of sorrowful adventures...
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The Novels of Sterne, Goldsmith, Dr. Johnson, Mackenzie, Horace Walpole, and ...

Laurence Sterne - 1823 - 659 pages
...Pantheon : — he was just coming out of it. — 'Tit nothing but a huge cock-pit,* said he. I,wish you had said nothing worse of the Venus of Medicis,...strumpet, without the least provocation in nature. I popped upon Smelfungus again at Turin, in his return home ; and a sad tale of sorrowful adventures...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1823 - 214 pages
...the Pantheon : — he was just coming out of it. — 'Tit nothing but a huge cock-pit,* said he. 1 wish you had said nothing worse of the Venus of Medicis, replied I ; — for in passing tnrough Florence, I had heard he had fallen foul upon the goddess, and used her worse than a common...
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