Who is Laurence Sterne?

  • (noun): English writer (born in Ireland) (1713-1766).
    Synonyms: Sterne

Laurence Sterne

Laurence Sterne (24 November 1713 – 18 March 1768) was an Anglo-Irish novelist and an Anglican clergyman. He is best known for his novels The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, and A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy; but he also published many sermons, wrote memoirs, and was involved in local politics. Sterne died in London after years of fighting consumption.

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    My father, whose way was to force every event in nature into an hypothesis, by which means never man crucified TRUTH at the rate he did.
    Laurence Sterne (1713–1768)

    Always carry it in thy mind, and act upon it, as a sure maxim: “That women are timid:” And ‘tis well they are—else there would be no dealing with them.
    —Laurence Sterne (1713–1768)