Study Guide

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Book 4, Chapter 27

By Laurence Sterne

Book 4, Chapter 27

  • Phutatorius starts babbling about the best way to soothe the burn. The company advises him to wrap a just-printed sheet around the affected part, although whether it's the dampness or the ink that works is up for debate.
  • What luck—Phutatorius' book is just being printed in a second edition.