A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, Bände 1-2
University of California Press, 1967 - 377 Seiten
Best known for his novel Tristram Shandy, author Laurence Sterne drew upon his experiences in the 1760s, when he travelled extensively through France and Italy, to create this fictional travelogue. --From publisher's description.
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—They are so generous , said 10 the landlord — I'll be shot if this is not a livre out
of my pocket , quoth I to myself , this very night — But they have wherewithal to be
so , Monsieur , added he - Set down one livre more for that , quoth I - It was ...
I take this abominable practice to be one great cause of the bandy legs ,
diminutive bodies , and large heads , so frequent in the south of France ( italics
added ) , and in Italy . ( Travels , Letter No. 30 , pp . 254-255 ; cited in part by
Vrooman , p .
... could it be admitted ( italics added ] .5 And here , not to feign a long hypothesis
, as some have done , of a sinner's being admitted into heaven , with a particular
description of his condition and behaviour there , -we need only consider , that ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - john257hopper - LibraryThing
This 250 year old novel was a fictional satire on a more serious non-fictional account of a journey through France and Italy by Sterne's contemporary Tobias Smollett. The satire is in the fact that ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - Marse - LibraryThing
A Sentimental Journey is the story of a man traveling from England to France and back and his adventures, or should I say, his encounters during the trip. We don't get a lot of "travel" descriptions ... Vollständige Rezension lesen