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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

By Sterne, Laurence

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Book Id: WPLBN0000627319
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Title: The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman  
Author: Sterne, Laurence
Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
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Excerpt: I wish either my father or my mother, or indeed both of them, as they were in duty both equally bound to it, had minded what they were about when they begot me; had they duly consider?d how much depended upon what they were then doing; that not only the production of a rational Being was concerned in it, but that possibly the happy formation and temperature of his body, perhaps his genius and the very cast of his mind; and, for aught they knew to the contrary, even the fortunes of his whole house might take their turn from the humours and dispositions which were then uppermost; Had they duly weighed and considered all this, and proceeded accordingly, I am verily persuaded I should have made a quite different figure in the world, from that in which the reader is likely to see me.

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Table of Contents: The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, 1 -- Laurence Sterne, 1


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