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 Sterling, JohnStevenson, Robert Louis Balfour 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Sterne, Laurence
(b. Clonmel, November 24th, 1713; d. London, March 18th, 1768). “The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gent.” (1759–67); “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 Scott’s “Lives of the Novelists,” and Fitzgerald’s “Life of Laurence Sterne” (1864), and Stapfer’s “Vie” (Paris, 1878). For Criticism, see Thackeray’s “Lectures on the Humourists,” Taine’s “English Literature,” Masson’s “English Novelists,” Ferriar’s “Illustrations of Sterne,” Traill’s “Sterne,” etc.   1

 Sterling, JohnStevenson, Robert Louis Balfour 


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