The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentlemen (Volume 1)

9781150166136: The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentlemen (Volume 1)

Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1895. Excerpt: ... Multitudinis imperitae non formido judicia, meis tamen, rogo, parcant opusculis --in quibus fuit propositi semper, a jocis ad seria, in seriis vicissim ad jocos transire. Joan. Sarksbkriensis,-- Episcopus Lugdun. SLAWKENBERGII FABELLA Vkspera quadam frigidula, posteriori in parte mensis Augusti, peregrinus, mulo fusco colore incidens, mantic& a tergo, paucis indusiis, binis calceis, braccisque sericis coccineis repleta Argentoratum ingressus est. Militi eum percontanti, quum portus intrare dixit, se apud Nasorum promontorium fuisse, Francofurtum proficisci, et Argentoratum, transitu ad sines Sarmatiae raensis intervallo, reversurum. Miles peregrini in faciem suspexit:-- Di boni, nova forma nasi! At multum mihi profuit, inquit peregrinus, carpum amento extrahens, e quo pependit acinaces: Loculo manum inseruit; et magnet cum urbanitate, pilei parte anteritre tacta manu finistra, ut extendit dextram, militi florinum dedit et processit. Dolet mihi, ait miles tympanistam nanum et valgum alloquens virum adeo urbanum vaginam perdidisse: itinerari SLAWKENBERGIUS'S TALE It was one cool refreshing evening, at the close of a very sultry day, in the latter end of the month of August, when a stranger, mounted upon a dark mule, with a small cloak-bag behind him, containing a few shirts, a pair of shoes, and a crimson-satin pair of breeches, entered the town of Strasburg. He told the sentinel, who questioned him as he entered the gates, that he had been at the Promontory of Noses --was going on to Frankfort--and should be back again at Strasburg that day month in his way to the borders of Crim Tartary. The sentinel looked up into the stranger's face:--he never saw such a nose in his life! --I have made a very good venture of it, quoth the stranger;--so, slipping his wrist out of the loop of a blac...

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Laurence Sterne (24 November 1713 – 18 March 1768) was an Anglo-Irish novelist and an Anglican clergyman. He is best known for his novels The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, and A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy; but he also published many sermons, wrote memoirs, and was involved in local politics. Sterne died in London after years of fighting consumption.

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