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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Book 3, Chapter 15

By Laurence Sterne

Book 3, Chapter 15

  • ****** was supposed to be "forceps," accompanied by Dr. Slop pulling them with a flourish out of his bag. Unfortunately Dr. Slop fumbled when he pulled them out and he pulled out the squirt along with the forceps.
  • Uncle Toby is horrified—is that how children come into the world? (Ha. A squirt.)