The Life And Opinions Of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Volume 3 by Laurence SterneThe Life And Opinions Of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Volume 3 by Laurence Sterne

The Life And Opinions Of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Volume 3

byLaurence Sterne

Paperback | October 12, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...secure the lines all along there, and make the attack on that side quite complete: get me a couple cast, Trim. Your honour shall have them, replied Trim, before to-morrow morning. It was the joy of Trim's heart,--nor was his fertile head ever at a loss for expedients in doing it, to supply my uncle Toby in his campaigns, with whatever his fancy called CHAPTER XIX. for; had it been his last crown, he would have sate down and hammered it into a paderero, to have prevented a single wish in his Master. The corporal had already,--what with cutting off the ends of my uncle Toby's spouts--hacking and chiseling up the sides of his leaden gutters,--melting down his pewter shaving-bason,--and going at last, like Lewis the Fourteenth, on to the top of the church, for spare ends, &c. he had that very campaign brought no less than eight new battering cannons, besides three demi-culverins into the field; my uncle Toby's demand for two more pieces for the redoubt, had set the corporal at work again; and no better resource offering, he had taken the two leaden weights from the nursery window: and as the sash pullies, when the lead was gone, were of no kind of use, he had taken them away also, to make a couple of wheels for one of their carriages. He had dismantled every sash-window in my uncle Toby's house long before, in the very same way,--though not always in the same order; for sometimes the pullies have been wanted, and not the lead,--so then he began with the pullies,--and the pullies being picked out, then the lead became useless,--and so the lead went to pot too. A great Moral might be picked handsomely out of this, but I have not time--'tis enough to say, wherever the demolition began, 'twas equally fatal to the sash window. CHAPTER XX. THE...
Title:The Life And Opinions Of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Volume 3Format:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217593127

ISBN - 13:9780217593120

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