"The capital is ..." Quote of Tobias Smollett

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

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

Tobias Smollett
Tobias Smollett (1721-1771), Scottish novelist, surgeon. Humphrey Clinker, vol. 1, letter from Matthew Bramble, May 29 (1771).
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