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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Book 8, Chapter 4

By Laurence Sterne

Book 8, Chapter 4

  • Let's try again: the thing about love is that the person who's in love is usually the last to know. The problem is that love can seem a lot like hatred, sentiment, nonsense, and so forth.
  • And Toby is probably the least prepared to know what's going on. He might never have figured it out, if Bridget hadn't started the rumor.