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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Book 5, Chapter 37

By Laurence Sterne

Book 5, Chapter 37

  • Toby is powerfully interested in this chapter, which confirms something he suspected: if he hadn't had brandy and claret every night, they'd never have made it out of the trenches at the siege of Limerick.
  • Mr. Shandy isn't really getting it, so Toby continues.