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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Book 3, Chapter 5

By Laurence Sterne

Book 3, Chapter 5

  • Anyone seeing how red Mr. Shandy's face was getting would have figured he was about to lose it, but Toby, who thinks the best of everyone, blames the tailor who cut the pocket so low instead.
  • Finally, Mr. Shandy gets the handkerchief out.