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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Laurence Sterne (1713–1768)

Sterne, Laurence. A celebrated English novelist; born at Clonmel, Ireland, Nov. 24, 1713; died in London, March 18, 1768. Of ‘Tristram Shandy,’ Vols. i. and ii. were published in 1760; iii. and iv. in December, 1760; v. and vi. in 1762; vii. and viii. in 1765; ix. in 1767. ‘A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy’ was published in 1768; ‘The Sermons of Mr. Yorick’ in 1760, as a companion to ‘Tristram Shandy.’ Posthumously appeared ‘Letters to his Most Intimate Friends’ (1775). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).