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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
by Laurence Sterne
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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Book 3, Chapter 39 Summary

  • Tristram swears up and down that the different characters in his family are perfectly suited for drama. We won't disagree.
  • The best of the drama happens when his father tries to get his Uncle Toby excited about his own obsessions. It's also pretty funny when Mr. Shandy tries to translate Latin. His translation is so terrible that Toby is even less likely to be able to understand it.
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