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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Book 9, Chapter 22

By Laurence Sterne

Book 9, Chapter 22

  • Nature doesn't do a good job of making husbands, but she did a good job with Toby. He's gentle, generous, trusting, and in general able to perform all—all—the duties of marriage.
  • But Mrs. Wadman isn't sure.