Tobias Smollett Quotes

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Tobias Smollett Quotes

On Levens banks, while free to rove, And tune the rural pipe to love, I envied not the happiest swain That ever trod the Arcadian plain. Pure stream! in whose transparent wave My youthful limbs I wont to lave; No torrents stain thy limpid source, No rocks impede thy dimpling course, That sweetly warbles oer its bed, With white, round, polishd pebbles spread.
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Some men are wise and some are otherwise.

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The capital is become an overgrown monster; which like a dropsical head, will in time leave the body and extremities without nourishment and support.

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Some folks are wise and some are otherwise.

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Number three is always fortunate.

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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.

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Writing is all a lottery
I have been a loser by the works of the greatest men of the age.

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Opposition is the very spur of love.

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Nature and wisdom are not, but should be, companions.

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The great Cham of literature. (Samuel Johnson)

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To the valiant actions speak alone.

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There is not room to swing a cat.

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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.

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