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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She had scarce got twenty paces distant from me , ere something within me
called out for a more particular inquiry - it brought on 10 the idea of a further
separation - I might possibly never see her more — the heart is for saving what it
can ; and ...
I call heaven to witness I never once open'd 35 the door of my lips . Madame de
Q *** vow'd to every creature she met , " She had never had a more improving
conversation with a man in her life . ” There are three epochas in the empire of a
... any other good does , there must be something antecedent in the disposition
and temper , which will render that good a good to that individual , -otherwise
though ( it is true ) it may be possessed , yet it never can be enjoyed ( italics
added ) .
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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