The Beauties of Sterne

The Beauties of Sterne : Including Many of His Letters and Sermons, All His Pathetic Tales, Humorous Descriptions, and Most Distinguished Observations of Life (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Beauties of Sterne: Including Many of His Letters and Sermons, All His Pathetic Tales, Humorous Descriptions, and Most Distinguished Observations of Life To obviate in some measure those founded 'objections, has been the object of the present edition, in which the5 reader, whetherxof a grave or gay com plexion, will find an equal attention paid him - the sprightly reader will find, new for the first time, several scenes of such exquisite fancy - such true Shan dean colouring, that he will be aston ished they could be overlooked by any who professed to enumerate the Beau ties of Sterne. - e - Such are, Mr. Shandy's Beds of J ustice-n - Dr. Slop and Susan nah-mparson Yorick's Horse - and ma ny other pictures, of the same tint. The heart of Sensibility will receive a melancholy pleasure in the contempla tion of Yorick's untimely fate - and the mind, in search of those duties we owe to god and Man, will receive fresh incentives to persevere in well-doing, from that most excellent discourse upon Charity The Case of Elijah and the Widow of Zarephath considered. A few of his most admired Letters are also now 'added. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 440g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243249179
  • 9780243249176