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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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Novels and Novelists from Elizabeth to Victoria, Volume 1

John Cordy Jeaffreson - English fiction - 1858
...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 you...Medicis,' replied I ; for in passing through Florence, 1 had heard he had fallen upon the goddess, and used her worse than a common strumpet, without the...
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Novels and Novelists: From Elizabeth to Victoria, Volume 1

John Cordy Jeaffreson - Authors, English - 1858
...worse of the Venus of Medicis,' replied I ; for in passing through Florence, I had heard he had fallen upon the goddess, and used her worse than a common...strumpet, without the least provocation in nature. VOL. \. H " I popp'd upon Smelfungus again at Turin, in his return home ; and a sad tale of sorrowful...
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Novels and Novelists: From Elizabeth to Victoria, Volume 1

John Cordy Jeaffreson - Authors, English - 1858
...SmelfunguB in the grand portico of the Pantheon ;' he was just coming out of it. ' Tie nothing bat » huge cock-pit,' said he. 'I wish you had said nothing worse of the Venus of Mediéis,' replied I ; for in passing through Florence, I had heard he had fallen upon the goddess,...
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The English Nation; Or, A History of England in the Lives of ..., Volume 3

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1863
...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 you...and used her worse than a common strumpet, without ihe least provocation in nature. I popped upon Smelfungus again at Turin, in his return home, and sad...
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The works of Tobias Smollett, selected and ed., with historical notes, by D ...

Tobias George Smollett - 1870
...us, " 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 you had said nothing worse of the Venus of Mediéis, replied I ; for in passing through Florence, I had heard he had fallen foul upon the goddess,...
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The Works of Tobias Smollett

Tobias Smollett - 1870 - 2 pages
...us, " 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 you had said nothing worse of the Venus of Mediéis, replied I ; for in passing through Florence, I had heard he had fallen foul upon the goddess,...
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The Works of Laurence Sterne ...: With a Life of the Author

Laurence Sterne - 1873
...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 you had...said nothing worse of the Venus of Medicis, replied I;—for in passing through Florence, I had heard he had fallen foul upon the goddess, and used her...
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Reminiscences of Old Edinburgh, Volume 1

Sir Daniel Wilson - Authors, English - 1878
...but a huge cockpit,' said he. 'I wish you had said nothing worse of the Venus Medicis,' I replied ; for, in passing through Florence, I had heard he had...goddess, and used her worse than a common strumpet." Mrs. Sharpe repeatedly saw the novelist, and indeed figures among the characters incidentally referred...
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Reminiscences of Old Edinburgh, Volume 1

Sir Daniel Wilson - Authors, English - 1878
...feelings. I met Smellfungus 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 Medicis/ I replied ; for, in passing through Florence, I had heard he had fallen foul upon the goddess,...
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A sentimental journey France and Italy by L. Sterne. Also A tale of a tub by ...

Laurence Sterne - 1882
...portico of the Pantheon : — he was just coming out of it. 'Tis nothing lut a huge cock-pit* said he. 1 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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