A Quote from "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman"

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A Quote from "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman"

Subject

A quote from Sterne's "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman"

Description

A quote from "The Life and Opinion of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" by Sterne, which describes a person's sense of reason being overwhelmed with passion.

Creator

Laurence Sterne

Source

Mind Is a Metaphor RSS, metaphors.iath.virginia.edu/metaphors/13699.

Date

1760

Contributor

Valeriia Rubanova

Relation

Sterne, A Sentimental Journey to France and Italy

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Text

Language

English

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Text

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"When a man gives himself up to the government of a ruling passion,--or, in other words, when his Hobby-Horse grows head-strong,--farewell cool reason and fair discretion!"

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Laurence Sterne, “A Quote from "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman",” Enlightenmens, accessed November 29, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/1023.

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