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#1. Every shot has its commission, d'ye see? We must all die at one time, as the saying is. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#2. Writing is all a lottery
I have been a loser by the works of the greatest men of the age. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#3. There is not room to swing a cat. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#4. The bread I eat in London, is a deleterious paste, mixed up with chalk, alum, and bone ashes: insipid to the taste, and destructive to the constitution. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#5. that report has influenced my opinion of his looksYou know we are the fools of prejudice. Howsoever - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#6. A mere index hunter, who held the eel of science by the tail. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#7. The Highlanders regale themselves with whisky. They find it an excellent preservation against the winter cold. It is given with great success to the infants in the confluent smallpox. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#8. The great Cham of literature. (Samuel Johnson) - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#9. I think for my part one half of the nation is mad - and the other not very sound. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#10. One wit, like a knuckle of ham in soup, gives a zest and flavour to the dish, but more than one serves only to spoil the pottage. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#11. Nature I'll court in her sequester'd haunts,
By mountain, meadow, streamlet, grove, or cell;
Where the pois'd lark his evening ditty chants,
And health, and peace, and contemplation dwell. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#12. Some folks are wise and some are otherwise. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#13. Glory is the child of peril. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#14. To the valiant actions speak alone. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#15. There is such malice, treachery, and dissimulation, even among professed friends and intimate companions, as cannot fail to strike a virtuous mind with horror; and when Vice quits the stage for a moment, her place is immediately occupied by Folly... - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#16. True courage scorns to vent her prowess in a storm of words; and to the valiant action speaks alone. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#17. A man's opinion of danger varies at different times, in consequence of an irregular tide of animal spirits; and he is actuated by considerations which he dares not avow. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#18. Ridiculous modes, invented by ignorance, and adopted by folly. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#19. Thy fatal shafts unerring move;
I bow before thine altar, Love! - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#20. Some men are wise and some are otherwise. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#21. The capital is become an overgrown monster; which like a dropsical head, will in time leave the body and extremities without nourishment and support. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#22. We have many obligations to this good lady, who is a kind neighbour, an obliging friend, and a most agreeable companion: she speaks English prettily, and is greatly attached to the people and the customs of our nation. They - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#23. For the first time, Smollett adopted a device that Barbara Foley calls "pseudofactual imposture," a strategy of presentation that we associate with the fictions of Behn, Defoe, and Richardson. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#24. Opposition is the very spur of love. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#25. Of this diversion the Scots are so fond, that, when the weather will permit, you may see a multitude of all ranks, from the senator of justice to the lowest tradesman, mingled together, in their shirts, and following the balls with utmost eagerness. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#26. And hearts resolved and hands prepared The blessings they enjoy to guard. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#27. Nature and wisdom are not, but should be, companions. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#28. Number three is always fortunate. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#29. At every place where we halted, did she mount the stage, and flourished her rusty arms, without being able to make one conquest. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#30. Deep in the frozen regions of the north,
A goddess violated brought thee forth,
Immortal Liberty! - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#31. Thy spirit, Independence, let me share! Lord of the lion-heart and eagle-eye thy steps I follow with my bosom bare, nor heed the storm that howls along the sky. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#32. False as the fowler's artful snare. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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#33. Who bravely dares must sometimes risk a fall. - Author: Tobias Smollett
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