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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 Works of Tobias Smollett, Volume 5

Tobias Smollett - France - 1899
...apparently, that there was but one just man alive, and his name — it * • ' The learned Smelfungus travelled from Boulogne to Paris, from Paris to Rome — and so on ; — but he set out with spleen and jaundice, and every object he passed by was discoloured or distorted. — He wrote an account...
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A sentimental journey

Laurence Sterne - 1900
...them. 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...
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The Complete Works and Life of Laurence Sterne: A sentimental journey ...

Laurence Sterne - 1904
...seduce him out of his road." Finally there is the Splenetic Traveller, "the learned Smelfungus," who "travelled from Boulogne to Paris, — from Paris...with the spleen and jaundice ; and every object he pass'd by was discoloured or distorted. He wrote an account of them ; but 't was nothing but the account...
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Works ...

Laurence Sterne - 1904
...seduce him out of his road." Finally there is the Splenetic Traveller, "the learned Smelfungus," who "travelled from Boulogne to Paris, — from Paris...out with the spleen and jaundice ; and every object. lie pass'd by was discoloured or distorted. — He wrote an account of them ; but 'twas nothing but...
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A Sentimental Journey

Laurence Sterne - Clergy - 1905 - 191 pages
...myself to mourn ; — and when they rejoiced, I would rejoice along with them. jrheJearned_Smelfungus travelled from Boulogne to Paris, — from Paris to...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...
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The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb, Volume 2

Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb - 1905
...an allusion to Sterne's attack on Smollett, in The Sentimental Journey : " The lamented Smelfungus travelled from Boulogne to Paris, from Paris to Rome,...jaundice, and every object he passed by was discoloured or distorted." " Bullen "—Boulogne. " Stronger man." See Luke xi. 21, 22. " The Post." Lamb had been...
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The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb: Letters, 1796-1834

Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb - 1905
...Evidently an allusion to Sterne's attack on Smollett, in The Sentimental Journey: "The lamented Smelfungus travelled from Boulogne to Paris, from Paris to Rome,...jaundice, and every object he passed by was discoloured or distorted." "Bullen"— Boulogne. " Stronger man." See Luke xi. 21, 22. " The Post" Lamb had been...
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The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and ..., Volume 7

Lionel Strachey - Wit and humor - 1905
...the epocha of deism for two years. — " A Sentimental Journey." Smelfungus THE learned Smelfungus travelled from Boulogne to Paris, from Paris to Rome,...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...
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Admiral Vernon and the Navy: A Memoir and Vindication; Being an Account of ...

Douglas Ford - Great Britain - 1907 - 322 pages
...of " Smelfungus," alluding in caustic terms to his snarling propensities : " The lamented Smelfungus travelled from Boulogne to Paris, from Paris to Rome,...the spleen and jaundice, and every object he passed was discoloured or distorted. He wrote- an account of them, but 'twas nothing but the account of his...
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The Works of W. E. Henley: Essays

William Ernest Henley, Robert Louis Stevenson - Artists - 1908
...called tubercle. ' Whom the gods love die young.' Whom the gods love not ! 3 ' The learned Smelfungus travelled from Boulogne to Paris, from Paris to Rome — and so on ; — but he set out with spleen and jaundice, and every object he passed by was discoloured or distorted. — He wrote an account...
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