The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy. PT.6-9. a Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy. PT.1-2

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy. PT.6-9. a Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy. PT.1-2

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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. 1819 edition. Excerpt: ...behind him, to see how he was supported by the Corporal; and the Corporal, as oft as he did it, gave a slight flourish with his stick, --but not vapour ingly; and, with the sweetest accent of most respect I f_ul encouragement, bid his Honour " never fear." ' '; v'-.e__l, low, my uncle Toby did fear, and grievously too he knew not (as my father had reproach'd him) so, as the ll h of wo I the wrong, any one of them, --unless in sorrow or distress; then infinite was his pity; nor would the most courteous knight of romance havelgone further, at' least upon one leg, to have wiped away a tear from a woman's eye; and yet, excepting once that he was' beguiled into it by Mrs. Wadman, he had never 'looked stedfastly into one; and would often tell my father, in the simplicity of his heart, that it was almost (if not about) as bad as talking bawdy. '1 And suppose it is P my father would say. ' SHE cannot, quoth my uncle Toby, halting, when they had march'd up to within twenty paces of Mrs. VVadman_'s door, ---she cannot, Corporal, take it amiss. She will take it, an' please your Honour, ' said the Corporal, just as the Jewswidow at Lis-bon took it of my brother Tom. _ Ana, ....v and, therefore, was never altogether at his ease ne A' thousand of my father's most subtle syllogisms could not have said more for celibacy. _ My' uncle' Toby look'd earnestly towards' his cottage and his bowling-green. ' The Corporal had unwarily conjured up the Spirit of calculation with his wand; and he had nothing to do but to conjure him down again with his story; and in this form of exorcism, most un' ecclesiastically did the Corporal do it. _AS Tom's 'place, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236861663
  • 9781236861665