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" Knowing no other criterion of greatness, but the ostentation of wealth, they discharge their affluence without taste or conduct, through every channel of the most absurd extravagance; and all of them hurry to Bath, because here, without any further qualification,... "
The Miscellaneous Works of Tobias Smollett, M. D.: The expedition of ... - Page 36
by Tobias Smollett - 1796
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The expedition of Humphry Clinker

Tobias Smollett - 1790 - 420 pages
...tranflated into a ftate of affluence, unknown to former ages; and no wonder that their brains fhould be intoxicated with pride, vanity, and prefumption....the blubber of thofe uncouth whales of fortune, are infected with the fame rage of difplaying their importance ; and the ffighteft indifpofition ferves...
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The Expedition of Humphry Clinker, Volume 1

Tobias Smollett - 1793 - 268 pages
...extravagance ; and all of them hurry to Bath, becaufe here, without any further qualification, they can mangle with the princes and nobles of the land. Even the wives and daughters of low tradefemen, who, like fhovel-nofed fliarks, prey upon the blubber ber of thofe uncouth whales of fortune,...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 202

1905 - 726 pages
...conduct, through every channel of the most absurd extravagance ; and all of them hurry to Bath, because here, without any farther qualification, they can...nobles of the land. Even the wives and daughters of low tradesmen, who, like shovel-nosed sharks, prey upon the blubber of those uncouth whales of fortune,...
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The expedition of Humphry Clinker. By the author of Roderick Random, Volume 1

Tobias George Smollett - 1820 - 280 pages
...of the most absurd extravagance : and all of them hurry to Bath, because here, without any further qualification, they can mingle with the princes and...of the land". Even the wives and daughters of low tradesmen, who, like shovel-nosed sharks, prey upon the blubber of those uncouth whales of fortune,...
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The miscellaneous works of Tobias Smollett, with a life of the author, Volume 11

Tobias George Smollett - 1824 - 374 pages
...of the most absurd extravagance ; and all of them hurry to Bath, because here, without any further qualification, they can mingle with. the princes and...nobles of the land. Even the wives and daughters of low tradesmen, who, like shovel-nosed sharks, prey upon the blubber of those uncouth whales of fortune,...
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The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

Tobias Smollett, Thomas Roscoe - 1831 - 472 pages
...conduct, through every channel of the most absurd extravagance ; and all of them hurry to Bath, because here, without any farther qualification, they can...nobles of the land. Even the wives and daughters of low tradesmen, who, like shovel-nosed sharks, prey on the blubber of those uncouth whales of fortune, are...
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Select Works of Tobias Smollett ...: With a Memoir of the Life and ..., Volume 2

Tobias George Smollett, Sir Walter Scott - 1835 - 558 pages
...conduct, through every channel of the most absurd extravagance ; and all of them hurry to Bath, because here, without any farther qualification, they can...nobles of the land. Even the wives and daughters of low tradesmen, who, like shovel-nosed sharks, prey upon the blubber of these uncouth whales of fortune,...
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The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

Tobias Smollett, Thomas Roscoe - 1836 - 436 pages
...through every I channel of the most absurd extravagance ; and all of | them hurry to Bath, because here, without any farther/ qualification, they can'...nobles of the land. Even the wives and daughters of V\ low tradesmen, who, like shovel-nosed sharks, prey on \ '. the bluliber of those uncouth whales...
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The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

Tobias Smollett, Thomas Roscoe - 1836 - 430 pages
...conduct, through every channel of the most absurd extravagance ; and all of them hurry to Bath, because here, without any farther qualification, they can mingle with the princes and nobles of the land. liven the wives and daughters of low tradesmen, who, like shovel-nosed sharks, prey on the blu/'ber...
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Humphry Clinker. With illustr. by Phiz, Volume 603

Tobias George Smollett - 1857 - 338 pages
...conduct, through every channel of the most absurd extravagance ; and all of them hurry to Bath, because here, without any farther qualification, they can...nobles of the land. Even the wives and daughters of low tradesmen, who, like shovel-nosed sharks, prey on the blubber of those uncouth whales of fortune, are...
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