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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 8, Chapter 6 Summary

  • But no one knows what Widow Wadman first saw in Toby, because he certainly wasn't a water drinker, weaver, gardener, or gladiator—so it must have been his leg, even though his leg looked perfectly sound (plump and muscular, to be exact).
  • This is really torturing Tristram, because he can't figure out the cause and it's making the story hard to write. He's got enough stuff to deal with.

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