The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
by Laurence Sterne
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Book 5, Chapter 32 Summary
- But the fifth commandment, Toby tries to interrupt … and then commands Trim to recite up to the fifth commandment. Mr. Shandy scoffs and asks Trim what exactly he means by "honouring thy father and mother."
- Trim explains that it means to support them financially when they get old. Yorick shakes his hand in appreciation.