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  1. Tobias George,1721–71, English novelist.
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Examples from the Web for smollett

Historical Examples of smollett

  • I want Smollett's Works, for the sake of his incomparable humour.

    The Letters of Robert Burns

    Robert Burns

  • My new set of Smollett lay on the piano, and he greatly admired it.

    'Charge It'

    Irving Bacheller

  • He sums up Smollett and Goldsmith, but he also destroys them.

  • The girl refused to marry Smollett, and old Smollett backed her up.

    The Island Pharisees

    John Galsworthy

  • And then I heard the voice of Captain Smollett issuing orders.

    Treasure Island

    Robert Louis Stevenson

British Dictionary definitions for smollett


  1. Tobias George. 1721–71, Scottish novelist, whose picaresque satires include Roderick Random (1748), Peregrine Pickle (1751), and Humphry Clinker (1771)
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