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 Smith, Professor William Robertson, LL.D.Somerville, Mrs. Mary 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Smollett, Tobias George, M.D.
(b. Dalquhurn House, Dumbartonshire, March, 1721; d. Leghorn, October 16th, 1771). “The Tears of Caledonia” (1746); “The Advice: a Satire” (1746); “The Reproof: a Satire” (1747); “The Adventures of Roderick Random” (1748); “The Regicide a Tragedy” (1749); “The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle” (1751); “An Essay on the External Use of Water, with particular Remarks on the Mineral Waters of Bath” (1752); “The Adventures of Ferdinand, Count Fathom” (1753); a translation of “Don Quixote” (1755); “The Reprisals: or, Tars of Old England” (1757); “A Compleat History of England” (1757); “A Compendium of Voyages and Travels” (1757); “The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves” (1762), “The Present State of all Nations” (1764); “Travels through France and Italy” (1766); “The History and Adventures of an Atom” (1769); “The Expedition of Humphrey Clinker” (1771); “Ode to Independence” (1773); and miscellaneous poems and essays contributed to The Critical Review. “Plays and Poems, with Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Author,” in 1777; his “Miscellaneous Works” in 1790, 1796, 1797, and 1845; the second and last of these editions including notices of his “Life” by Dr. Anderson and W. Roscoe respectively. “Works” in 1872, with “Memoir” by J. Moore. See also the “Biographies” by Sir Walter Scott and Robert Chambers. For Criticism, see Hazlitt’s “Comic Writers,” Thackeray’s “English Humourists,” Forsyth’s “Novelists of the Eighteenth Century,” Masson’s “Novelists and their Styles,” etc.   1

 Smith, Professor William Robertson, LL.D.Somerville, Mrs. Mary 


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