A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy by Laurence Sterne

A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy Author: Laurence Sterne
eBook Title: A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy
ISBN10: 0809567326
ISBN13: 978-0809567324
Language: English
Publisher: Wildside Press; First Edition edition (September 1, 2004)
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
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CALAIS When I had fished my dinner, and drank the King of France's health, to satisfy my mind that I bore him no spleen, but, on the contrary, high honor for the humanity of his temper, -- I rose up an inch taller for the accommodation. -- No -- said I -- the Bourbon is by no means a cruel race: they may be misled, like other people; but there is a mildness in their blood. As I acknowledged this, I felt a suffusion of a finer kind upon my cheek -- more warm and friendly to man, than what Burgundy (at least of two livres a bottle, which was such as I had been drinking) could have produced. -- Just God! said I, kicking my portmanteau aside, what is there in this world's goods which should sharpen our spirits, and make so many kind-hearted brethren of us fall out so cruelly as we do by the way?

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