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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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Sobriquets and Nicknames, Volume 1888

Albert Romer Frey - Fiction - 1887 - 482 pages
...the former's book Travels through France and Italy is "one prolonged snarl." The lamented Smelfungus travelled from Boulogne to Paris, from Paris to Rome,...spleen and jaundice, and every object he passed by was discolored or distorted. He wrote an account of them, but 'twas nothing but the account of his own...
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Landmarks of English Literature

Henry James Nicoll - English literature - 1889 - 460 pages
...trials had affected his disposition. The "learned Smelfungus," says Sterne, alluding to Smollett, " travelled from Boulogne to Paris — from Paris to...discoloured and distorted. He wrote an account of them, but 'twas nothing but an account of his own miserable feelings. I met Smelfungus in the grand portico of...
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A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1660-1780)

Edmund Gosse - English literature - 1889 - 415 pages
...all customs that clashed in any degree with British habit. He was the original of Smelfungus, who " set out with the spleen and jaundice, and every object he passed by was discoloured and distorted." Sterne, who did 'not err from want of sympathy, wittily says of Smollett's opinions of the works of...
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A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1660-1780)

Edmund Gosse - English literature - 1889 - 415 pages
...all customs that clashed in any degree with British habit. He was the original of Smelfungus, who " set out with the spleen and jaundice, and every object he passed by was discoloured and distorted." Sterne, who did not err from want of sympathy, wittily says of Smollett's opinions of the works of...
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a history of eighteenth century literature

edmund gosse, ma - 1889
...all customs that clashed in any degree with British habit. He was the original of Smelfungus, who " set out with the spleen and jaundice, and every object he passed by was discoloured and distorted." Sterne, who did not err from want of sympathy, wittily says of Smollett's opinions of the works of...
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Englische Studien, Volume 12

Comparative linguistics - 1889
...urtheile in dessen > Travels through France and Italy«. (1766). » The lamented Sm. travelled . . . but he set out with the spleen and jaundice, and every object . . . was discoloured and distorted. He wrote an account of them , but '( was nothing but the account...
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NORTH-EASTERN FRANCE

AUGUSTUS J. C. HARE - 1890
...make the best of whatever happens, not in a spirit like that of Smollett— ' The learned Smelfungus travelled from Boulogne to Paris, from Paris to Rome,...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 own miserable...
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North-eastern France

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - Electronic book - 1890 - 518 pages
...make the best of whatever happens, not in a spirit like that of Smollett — ' The learned Smelfungus travelled from Boulogne to Paris, from Paris to Rome,...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 own miserable...
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A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1660-1780)

Edmund Gosse - English literature - 1891 - 415 pages
...all customs that clashed in any degree with British habit. He was the original of Smelfungus, who " set out with the spleen and jaundice, and every object he passed by was discoloured and distorted." Sterne, who did not err from want of sympathy, wittily says of Smollett's opinions of the works of...
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A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1660-1780)

Edmund Gosse - English literature - 1891 - 415 pages
...all customs that clashed in any degree with British habit. He was the original of Smelfungus, who " set out with the spleen and jaundice, and every object he passed by was discoloured and distorted." Sterne, who did not err from want of sympathy, wittily says of Smollett's opinions of the works of...
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