A Sentimental Journey by Laurence Sterne

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Title

A Sentimental Journey by Laurence Sterne

Subject

Sentimental Novel, Fiction, Travel Literature

Description

An Excerpt from 'A Sentimental Journey'

Creator

Laurence Sterne

Source

The International Collectors Library

Publisher

T. Becket and P. A. De Hond

Date

1768

Contributor

Riwayat Katia

Format

Print

Language

English

Type

Novel

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The monk gave a cordial wave with his head,—as much as to say, No doubt there is misery enough in every corner of the world, as well as within our convent—But we distinguish, said I, laying my hand upon the sleeve of his tunic, in return for his appeal—we distinguish, my good father! betwixt those who wish only to eat the bread of their own labour—and those who eat the bread of other people’s, and have no other plan in life, but to get through it in sloth and ignorance, for the love of God.

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Laurence Sterne , “A Sentimental Journey by Laurence Sterne,” Enlightenmens, accessed August 18, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/622.

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