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The Works and Life Volume 2 (Paperback) Loot Price: R334
Discovery Miles 3 340
The Works and Life Volume 2 (Paperback): Us Government, Laurence Sterne

The Works and Life Volume 2 (Paperback)

Us Government, Laurence Sterne

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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: ...crowding in upon me thick and threefold, one upon the neck of another. A cow broke in (to-morrow morning) to my uncle Toby s fortifications, and eat up two rations and a half of dried grass, tearing up the sods with it, which faced his hom-work and covered way. Trim insists upon being tried by a court-martial--the cow to be shot--Slop to be crucifiw d--myself to be tristram d and at my very baptism made a martyr of; poor unhappy devils that we all are I want swaddling but there is no time to be lost in exclamations I have left my father lying across his bed, and my uncle Toby in his old fringed chair, sitting beside him, and promised I would go back to them in half an hour; and five-and-thirty minutes are laps d already. Of all the perplexities a mortal author was ever seen in this certainly is the greatest, for I have Hafen Slawkenbergius s folio, Sir, to finish a dialogue between my father and my uncle Toby, upon the solution of Prignitz, Scroderus, Ambrose Paraeus, Ponocrates, and Grangousier to relate--a tale out of Slawkenbergius to translate, and all this in five minutes less than no time at all; such a head --would to Heaven my enemies only saw the inside of it CHAPTER XXXIX. HERE was not any one scene more entertaining in our family--and to do it justice in this point; and I here put off my cap and lay it upon the table close beside my ink-horn, on purpose to make my declaration to the world concerning this one article the more solemn that I believe in my soul (unless my love and partiality to my understanding blinds me) the hand of the supreme Maker and first Designer of all things never made or put a family together (in that period at least of it which I have sat down to write the story of) where...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: Us Government • Laurence Sterne
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 54
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-18843-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-234-18843-0
Barcode: 9781234188436

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