A Sentimental Journey Through France And Italy By Laurence Sterne, Fiction, Literary, Political
CALAISWhen I had fished my dinner and drank the King of France's health, to satisfy my mind that I bore him no spleen, but, on the contrary, high honor for the humanity of his temper, -- I rose up an inch taller for the accommodation.-- No -- said I -- the Bourbon is by no means a cruel race: they may be misled, like other people; but there is a mildness in their blood. As I acknowledged this, I f...
Hardcover: 152 pages
Publisher: Wildside Press; First Edition edition (September 1, 2004)
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“Thank God that Laurence Sterne is making something of a comeback on the academic literary scene ; although a bit of an oddball, Sterne is one of the most enjoyable writers I have ever had the pleasure of coming across, and Tristram Shandy remains one...”
lt a suffusion of a finer kind upon my cheek -- more warm and friendly to man, than what Burgundy (at least of two livres a bottle, which was such as I had been drinking) could have produced.-- Just God! said I, kicking my portmanteau aside, what is there in this world's goods which should sharpen our spirits and make so many kind-hearted brethren of us fall out so cruelly as we do by the way?