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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Book 3, Chapter 23

By Laurence Sterne

Book 3, Chapter 23

  • It's all quiet on the western front upstairs, but someone's banging around in the kitchen. It's Dr. Slop, making a bridge. You might be a little confused, and that's fineā€”to understand this incident properly, you have to get some backstory about Trim.