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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

by Laurence Sterne

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Book 5, Chapter 43 Summary

  • This chapter, in which Mr. Shandy reads from the Tristram-paedia, parodies arcane knowledge with an extended discussion of auxiliary verbs (like "were" and "had").
  • On this momentous occasion, the book ends.

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