But, what use, Master Bowle, did you make of the captain’s good advice? Conceited, infatuated, ridiculous Tolondron! Positively sure, lapideously sure, that your Prologo was a diamond of the first water.
--Joseph Baretti, 1786, Tolondron. Speeches to John Bowle about his Edition of Don Quixote; Together with Some Account of Spanish Literature