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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 6, Chapter 31 Summary

  • When the war looked like it was drawing to a close, Toby's mood took a major nosedive. Mr. Shandy tried to comfort him by telling that war would soon break out again, but he's not really getting the motive behind Toby's sadness.
  • One night, Toby explains it—and Mr. Shandy is so taken with the explanation that he writes it down.
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