The Complete Works and Life of Laurence Sterne: The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy

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Clonmel Society, 1904
 

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Seite xviii - Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy, he said, was the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise.
Seite xliii - At the usual evening hour the chapel bell began to toll, and Thomas Newcome's hands outside the bed feebly beat time. And just as the last bell struck a peculiar sweet smile shone over his face, and he lifted up his head a little, and quickly said, 'Adsum!
Seite 146 - I wish, said my uncle Toby, with a deep sigh, —I wish, Trim, I was asleep. Your Honour, replied the Corporal, is too much concerned. — Shall I pour your Honour out a glass of sack to your pipe ? Do, Trim, said my uncle Toby.
Seite 97 - ... tis thou who enlargest the soul, — and openest all its powers to receive instruction and to relish virtue. — He that has thee has little more to wish for ; — and he that is so wretched as to want thee, — wants every thing with thee.
Seite 65 - I said) he was three years and something more, indefatigably at work, and at last, had scarce completed, by his own reckoning, one half of his undertaking : the misfortune was, that I was all that time totally neglected and abandoned to my mother ; and what was almost as bad, by the very delay, the first part of the work, upon which my father had spent the most of his pains, was rendered entirely useless, every day a page or two became of no consequence.
Seite 182 - In saying which, Mrs. Wadman edged herself close in beside my uncle Toby, and, squeezing herself down upon the corner of his bench, she gave him an opportunity of doing it without rising up. " Do look into it,
Seite 152 - There was a frankness in my uncle Toby, — not the effect of familiarity, — but the cause of it, — which let you at once into his soul, and showed you the goodness of his nature ; to this there was something in his looks, and voice, and manner, superadded, which eternally beckoned to the unfortunate to come and take shelter under him...
Seite 144 - When I went up," continued the corporal, " into the lieutenant's room, which I did not do till the expiration of the ten minutes, he was lying in his bed, with his head raised upon his hand, with his elbow upon the pillow, and a clean white cambric handkerchief beside it.
Seite 150 - Toby went to his bureau, put his purse into his breeches pocket, and having ordered the corporal to go early in the morning for a physician, he went to bed and fell asleep.
Seite 138 - Lieutenant. Is he in the army, then ? said my uncle Toby. He is, said the Corporal. And in what regiment ? said my uncle Toby. I'll tell your Honour, replied the Corporal, every thing straight forwards, as I learnt it. Then, Trim, I'll fill another pipe, said my uncle Toby, and not interrupt thee till thou hast done ; so sit down at thy ease, Trim, in the window-seat, and begin thy story again.

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