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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Book 6, Chapter 14

By Laurence Sterne

Book 6, Chapter 14

  • Dr. Slop made a much bigger deal about the accident than necessary, and rumors quickly spread around the neighborhood implying that ****************. (We're dying with curiosity, over here).
  • Mr. Shandy couldn't contradict them, because he didn't even want to acknowledge the accident. Toby suggests a solution: exhibit Tristram at the public marketplace.