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A sentimental journey through France and Italy
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The Complete Works of Laurence Sterne: With a Life of the Author (1872 edition)
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As quoted in: "Many Thoughts of Many Minds" (Griffin, Bohn, and Company, 1862), p. 131
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The Works of Laurence Sterne: The life of Laurence Sterne by Percy Fitzgerald (1904 edition)
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The Works of Laurence Sterne, A. M.: To which is Prefixed, Some Account of His Life and Writings. In Five Volumes (1816 edition)
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The Works of Laurence Sterne: Containing The Life and Opinions of Tristam Shandy, Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, Sermons, Letters, Etc (1860 edition)


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Born: November 24, 1713

Died: March 18, 1768 (aged 54)

Nationality: Irish

Occupation: Novelist, clergyman

Bio: Laurence Sterne was an Anglo-Irish novelist and an Anglican clergyman. He is best known for his novels The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, and A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy; but he also published many sermons, wrote memoirs, and was involved in local politics. Sterne died in London after years of fighting consumption.

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