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(b. Clonmel, November 24th, 1713; d. London, March 18th, 1768). The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gent. (175967); Sermons (1760); A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy (1768), and The History of a Warm Watchcoat (1769). Letters to his most Intimate Friends published by his daughter in 1775; Letters to Eliza [Mrs. Draper] same year; other portions of his correspondence, in 1788 and 1844. For Biography, see the Quarterly Review, vol. xlix., Sir Walter Scotts Lives of the Novelists, and Fitzgeralds Life of Laurence Sterne (1864), and Stapfers Vie (Paris, 1878). For Criticism, see Thackerays Lectures on the Humourists, Taines English Literature, Massons English Novelists, Ferriars Illustrations of Sterne, Traills Sterne, etc.