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Yorick walks with Maria toward the town of Moulines.

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Yorick flirts with the shopkeeper despite her being married.

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Yorick asks a young woman in Paris for direction but must return and ask again after forgetting.

Maria, from A Sentimental Journey, puts her face in her hands in sorrow as she contemplates her husband and father

In this excerpt, Lawrence Sterne makes the assumption that the French are the supreme people and are capable at succeeding at anything. Sterne makes many assumptions about the French in comparison to the English, where he himself is from. This…

This quote shows the correlation between the acquisition of goods and knowledge. Sterne concludes that the satisfaction of new acquisition fuels the desire for more.

Definition of "grand tour" in Oxford English Dictionary

This is a scene depicting Yorick and Maria near the end of A Sentimental Journey. This image shows all the emotions and feelings being expressed which was the epitome of the Age of Sentimentalism

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A scene from Laurence Sterne's A Sentimental Journeythat depicts people onlooking as a man greives the death of his ass.
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