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" The learned SMELFUNGUS travelled from Boulogne to Paris from Paris to Rome and so on but he set out with the spleen and jaundice, and every object he pass'd by was discoloured or distorted He wrote an account of them, but 'twas nothing but the account... "
The expedition of Humphry Clinker. By the author of Roderick Random - Page xiii
by Tobias George Smollett - 1820
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The Miscellaneous Works of Tobias Smollett: With Memoir of the Author

Tobias Smollett - 1848
...Sterne, — more pungent from the sarcastic tone in which it was conveyed. " The learned Smelfungns travelled from Boulogne to Paris — from Paris to...object he passed by was discoloured and distorted. He thought he wrote an account of them j but it was nothing but an account of his miserable feelings....
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The Medical Aspects of Death, and the Medical Aspects of the Human Mind

James Bower Harrison - Death - 1852 - 165 pages
...mind in his usual striking manner : — " The learned Smelfungus travelled from Boulogne to Paris, and from Paris to Rome, and so on. But he set out with...jaundice, and every object he passed by was discoloured or distorted. He wrote an account of them, but 'twas nothing but the account of his miserable feelings....
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The early historians. Sir Walter Raleigh. Willaim Camden. Edward Hyde, Earl ...

Eugene Lawrence - Historians - 1855
...strokes of grim. humor relieve the wretchedness of his picture. " The learned Smelfungus," says Sterne, " travelled from Boulogne to Paris, from Paris to Rome,...spleen and jaundice, and every object he passed by was discolored and distorted. 'I'll tell it,' said Smelfungus, ' to the world.' ' You had better tell it,'...
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The Works Of Laurence Sterne

Laurence Sterne - 1855
...myself to mourn: — and when they rejoiced, I would rejoice along with them. The learned Smelfungus travelled from Boulogne to Paris,— from Paris to...with the spleen and jaundice ;. and every object he pass'd by was discolored or distorted. — He wrote an account of them; but 'twas nothing but the account...
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A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen, Volume 7

Thomas Thomson - Scotland - 1855
...these subjects drew down upon him the following sarcastic notice from Sterne. " The learned Smelfungus travelled from Boulogne to Paris — from Paris: to...— and so on ; but he set out with the spleen and the jaundice, and every object he passed by was discoloured and distorted. He wrote an account of them,...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1858
...an express allusion to him as a traveller of a peculiar genus. ' The learned Smelfungus,' he says, ' travelled from Boulogne to Paris, from Paris to Rome, and so on ; but he set out with the spleen and the jaundice, and every object he passed by was decoloured and distorted. He thought he wrote an account...
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Quarterly Review, Volume 103

English literature - 1858
...an express allusion to him as a traveller of a peculiar genus. ' The learned Smelfungus/ he says, ' travelled from Boulogne to Paris, from Paris to Rome, and so on ; but he set out with the Spleen and the jaundice, and every object be passed by was decoloured and distorted. He thought he wrote an account...
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Novels and Novelists from Elizabeth to Victoria, Volume 1

John Cordy Jeaffreson - English fiction - 1858
...Smelfungus," says that sentimental writer, " travelled from Boulogne to Paris, from Paris to Home, and so on ; but he set out with the spleen and jaundice ; and every object he passed was discoloured and distorted. He wrote an account of them, but 'twas nothing but the account of his...
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The Cornhill Magazine

William Makepeace Thackeray - Electronic journals - 1901
...Sentimental Journey : ' — The learned Smelfnngus travelled from Boulogne to Paris, from Paris to 'ome, and so on, but he set out with the spleen and jaundice, and every object e passed by was disooloured or distorted. He wrote an account of them, but was nothing but the account...
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On Obscure Diseases of the Brain, and Disorders of the Mind: Their Incipient ...

Forbes Winslow - Brain - 1860 - 576 pages
...replied the philosopher, "for he travelled along with himtelf." Sterne says : " The learned Smelfungus travelled from Boulogne to Paris, from Paris to Rome, and so on ; but he tet out with the tpleen and jaundice, and every object he passed by tuns discolored or distorted. He...
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