From that blessed little room, Roderick Random, Peregrine
Pickle, Humphrey Clinker, Tom Jones, the Vicar of Wakefield, Don Quixote, Gil Blas, and Robinson Crusoe, came out, a glorious host, to keep me company.
I happen to know that Smollett wrote Peregrine
Its shrill and piercing cries drew all eyes upon it, and, as it came nearer, a dark spot which circled above it resolved itself into a peregrine
falcon, which hovered over its head, poising itself from time to time, and watching its chance of closing with its clumsy quarry.
I remember, in the catalogue, being impressed by the title, "The Adventures of Peregrine