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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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Heroes and Heroines of Fiction: Modern Prose and Poetry, Volume 1

William S. Walsh - Characters and characteristics in literature - 1914 - 391 pages
...prolonged snarl, and therefore the exact antithesis to Sterne's book. " 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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The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction, Volume 3

William Allan Neilson - Fiction - 1917 - 511 pages
...them. The learned SMELFUMGUS traveled 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 discolored or distorted.—He wrote an account of them, but 't was nothing but the account...
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Travels Through France and Italy

Tobias Smollett - France - 1919 - 352 pages
...learned Smelfungus travelled from Boulogne to Paris, from Paris to Rome, aud so on, but he set out witli the spleen and 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 Life and Times of Laurence Sterne, Volume 2

Wilbur Lucius Cross - 1925
...surgeon who was publishing his impressions of the Continent.* "The learned Smelfungus," says Sterne, "travelled from Boulogne to Paris — from Paris to...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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A Critical History of English Literature, Vol. 3, Volume 3

David Daiches - 1979 - 319 pages
...Sterne's state of mind. Sterne refers to Smollett's travel book in his own : The learned Smelfungus travelled from Boulogne to Paris— from Paris to...jaundice, and every object he passed by was discoloured or distorted— He wrote nn "froun^ of them, but 'twas nothing but the account of his miserable feelings....
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Cutting Edges: Postmodern Critical Essays on Eighteenth-century Satire

James E. Gill - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 438 pages
...themselves in this difference, and they mobilize themselves by elaborating it: "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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The Turn of the Century: Modernism and Modernity in Literature and the Arts

Christian Berg, Frank Durieux, Geert Lernout - Philosophy - 1995 - 660 pages
...pionnier. Parlant de Smollett dans A Sentimental Journey, il note ironiquement: "The learned Smelfungus travelled from Boulogne to Paris, — from Paris to...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...
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Uneasy Sensations: Smollett and the Body

Aileen Douglas - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 201 pages
...the materiality of the Travels appeared merely self-regarding and solipsistic. The learned Smelfungus travelled from Boulogne to Paris — from Paris to...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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Tobias Smollett: The Critical Heritage

Lionel Kelly - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 380 pages
...along with them. The learned SMELFUNGUS travelled from Boulogne to Paris — from Paris to Rome — o and so on — but he set out with the spleen and 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 Artist on the Artist

Harry Guest - Psychology - 2000 - 462 pages
...Italy "nothing but the account of his miserable feelings". He refers to him as Smelfungus and says he set out "with the spleen and jaundice, and every object he passed by was discoloured or distorted". Hogarth he admired greatly. Describing the angle of Corporal Trim's bow he says the...
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