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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Book 4, Chapter 25

By Laurence Sterne

Book 4, Chapter 25

  • Yorick tells Didius he's had a terrible time writing this sermon, but that preaching just to show off is a misuse of the position. Just then, across the table, someone utters a terrible word—a word so bad that Tristram is ashamed to write it.