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Tristram Shandy


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  • And if it is a bad one — as Tristram Shandy laid the corner-stone of it — nobody but Tristram Shandy ought to be hanged.

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • Tristram Shandy he knew almost by heart, and he never tired of Candide, or Zadig.

    The Life of Froude

  • Mr. Tristram Shandy has been led into this error, either from seeing Lithopaedus’s name of late in a catalogue of learned writers in Dr. .., or by mistaking

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • Amongst the novelists, Fielding received L700 for Tom Jones and L1000 for Amelia; Sterne, for the second edition of the first part of Tristram Shandy and for two additional volumes, received L650; besides which Lord Fauconberg gave him a living (most inappropriate acknowledgment, one would say!), and Warburton a purse of gold.

    Samuel Johnson


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