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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Book 3, Chapter 32

By Laurence Sterne

Book 3, Chapter 32

  • Getting down to specifics, Tristram's great-grandfather insists that his nose is a full inch longer than his father's nose. Tristram gives us the low-down: it's still a pretty small nose. Eventually, his great-grandfather agrees to the large jointure.