The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, Band 6

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R. and J. Dodsley, 1762
 

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Seite 42 - The Accusing Spirit, which flew up to heaven's chancery with the oath, blushed as he gave it in, and the Recording Angel, as he wrote it down, dropped a tear upon the word, and blotted it out for ever.
Seite 34 - Then, said he, I served three campaigns with him in Flanders, and remember him ; but 'tis most likely, as I had not the honour of any acquaintance with him, that he knows nothing of me. You will tell him, however, that the person his good-nature has laid under obligations to him is one Le Fevre, a Lieutenant in Angus's; — but he knows me not, said he, a second time, musing; possibly he may my story, added he.
Seite 44 - ... would have done it, and asked him how he did, how he had rested in the night, what was his complaint, where was his pain, and what he could do to help him ; and without giving him time to answer any one of...
Seite 37 - Tis finished already, said the corporal, for I could stay no longer, so wished his honour a good night. Young Le Fevre rose from off the bed, and saw me to the bottom of the stairs ; and as we went down together, told me they had come from Ireland, and were on their route to join the regiment in Flanders. But, alas ! said the corporal, the lieutenant's last day's march is over.
Seite 39 - Thou hast left this matter short," said my uncle Toby to the corporal as he was putting him to bed, " and I will tell thee in what, Trim. In the first place, when thou...
Seite 40 - In the second place, for which, indeed, thou hast the same excuse, continued my uncle Toby — when thou offeredst him whatever was in my house, thou shouldst have offered him my house too. A sick brother officer should have the best quarters, Trim ; and if we had him with us, we could tend and look to him. Thou art an excellent nurse thyself, Trim ; and what with thy care of him, and the old woman's, and his boy's, and mine together, we might recruit him again at once, and set him upon his legs....
Seite 27 - I get better, my dear, said he, as he gave his purse to his son to pay the man, we can hire horses from hence. But alas, the poor gentleman will never get from hence, said the landlady to me, for I heard the death-watch all night long ; and when he dies, the youth, his son, will certainly die with him, for he is broken-hearted already. I was hearing this account...
Seite 27 - I was hearing this account," continued the corporal, " when the youth came into the kitchen to order the thin toast the landlord spoke of; 'but I will do it for my father myself,
Seite 19 - Tis for a poor gentleman, — I think, of the army, said the landlord, who has been taken ill at my house four days ago, and has never held up his head since, or had a desire to taste any thing, till just now, that he has a fancy for a glass of sack and a thin toast, — I think...
Seite 129 - Sir - for in good truth, when a man is telling a story in the strange way I do mine, he is obliged continually to be going backwards and forwards to keep all tight together in the reader's fancy...

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