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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35 I guard this box , as I would the instrumental parts of my religion , to help my
mind on to something better : in truth , I seldom go abroad without it ; and oft and
many a time have I called up by it the courteous spirit of its owner to regulate my ...
So I walk'd in with her to the far side of the shop , and taking up the ruffle in my
hand which she laid upon the chair , as if I had a mind to sit , she sat down herself
in her low chair , and I instantly sat myself down besides her . 55 -He will be ...
... we usually speak of it as one of nature's levities , tho ' planted within us for the
solid purposes of carrying forwards the mind to fresh enquiry and knowledge :
strip us of it , the mind ( I fear ) would doze for ever over the present page ; and
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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