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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Book 8, Chapter 28

By Laurence Sterne

Book 8, Chapter 28

  • Trim advises Toby not to tell Mrs. Wadman outright, and Toby agrees that she doesn't know anything about it.
  • He's wrong—Mrs. Wadman is onto him, but she's starting to get worried about Toby's groin wound. She enlists Bridget to help her figure out how bad the wound is.
  • While the two women are plotting their attack, the two men counterplot.