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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Book 4, Chapter 3

By Laurence Sterne

Book 4, Chapter 3

  • "Has anything worse ever happened to anyone?" Mr. Shandy cries. Toby misunderstands him again: well, yes, Toby says. Bad things happen to people in the army all the time. Give it a rest, Toby.
  • Mr. Shandy collapses again in frustration.