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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Though I had infinite good will for the lady , I cannot say , that I rejoiced in my
heart at the event — and could not help telling her so — for it is fatal to a proposal
, Madam , 5 said I , that I was going to make you-You need not tell me what the ...
I popp'd upon Smelfungus again at Turin , in his return home ; and a sad tale of
sorrowful adventures had he to tell , " wherein he spoke of moving accidents by
flood and field , and of the cannibals which each other eat : the Anthropophagi ...
1 The young girl made me more a humble courtesy than a low one —'twas one of
those quiet , thankful sinkings where the spirit bows 10 itself down - the body
does no more than tell it . I never gave a girl a crown in my life which gave me
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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