The Letters, Sermons and Miscellaneous Writings of Laurence Sterne Volume 1

The Letters, Sermons and Miscellaneous Writings of Laurence Sterne Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...half a pound in your pocket, and make Lyd do the same. 'Tis well I bought you a chaise--there is no getting one in Paris now, but at an enormous price--for they are all sent to the army, and such a one as yours we have not been able to match for forty guineas, for a friend of mine who is going from hence to Italy--the weather was never known to set in so hot, as it has done the latter end of this month, so he and his party are to get into his chaises by four in the morning, and travel till nine--and not stir out again till six;--but I hope this severe heat will abate by the time you come here--however, I beg of you once more to take special care of heating your blood in travelling, and come tout douoement, when you find the heat too much--I shall look impatiently for intelligence from you, andhope to hear all goes well; that you conquer all difficulties, that you have received your pass-port, my picture, &c. Write and tell me something of every thing. I long to see you both, you may be assured, my dear wife and child, after so long a separation and write me a line directly, that I may have all the notice you can give me, that I may have apartments ready and fit for you when you arrive.--For my own part I shall continue writing to you a fortnight longer--present my respects to all friends--you have bid Mr C. get my visitations at P. done for me, 8cc. 8cc. If any offers are made about the inclosure at Rascal, they must be enclosed to me--nothing that is fairly proposed shall stand still on my score. Do all for the best, as He who guides all things will I hope do for us----so heaven preserve you both--believe me Your affectionate L. Srsans. Love to my Lydia--I have bought her a gold watch to present to her when she comes. MY DEAR, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236740610
  • 9781236740618