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" At present, nothing is talked of, nothing admired, but what I cannot help calling a very insipid and tedious performance : it is a kind of novel, called " The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy ;" the great humour of which consists in the whole narration... "
The Ladies' Companion - Page 102
1865
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The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music & Romance

Fashion
...pamphlet accounts of the court-martial of Lord George Sackville for disobedience of orders at Mindetl, and the trial of the Methodist Lady Huntingdon's nephew,...of Shandy : — " At present nothing is talked of, j nothing admired, but what I cannot help calling ' a very insipid and tedious performance ; it is...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford: Including Numerous ..., Volume 4

Horace Walpole - 1840
...less brilliant when he tried those subjects ; and, to say the truth, one is a little weary of them. At present, nothing is talked of, nothing admired, but what I cannot help calling a very insipid and tedious performance : it is a kind of novel, called " The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy...
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The letters of Horace Walpole [ed. by J. Wright].

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1840
...less brilliant when he tried those subjects ; and, to say the truth, one is a little weary of them. At present, nothing is talked of, nothing admired, but what I cannot help calling a very insipid and tedious performance : it is a kind of novel, called " The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy;"...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole: 1759-1769

Horace Walpole - Authors, English - 1842
...less brilliant when he tried those subjects ; and, to say the truth, one is a little weary of them. At present, nothing is talked of, nothing admired, but what I cannot help calling a very insipid and tedious performance: it is a kind of novel, called "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy;"...
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The Illustrated Magazine, Volumes 19-20

Literature - 1865
...published by Dodsley in the style of Goldsmith's " Enquiry," price five shillings, was as immediate ami complete in London as among the Jriends and acquaintances...admired, but what I cannot help calling a very insipid and tedious' performance | it is a kind of novel, called " The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy."...
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Once Upon a Time, Volume 1

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1854
...a little humble in forming our own opinions. Let us hear what Walpole has to say of Sterne : — " At present, nothing is talked of, nothing admired, but what I cannot help calling a very insipid and tedious performance : it is a kind of novel, called ' The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy...
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Once Upon a Time, Volume 2

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1854
...be a little humble in forming our own opinions. Let us hear what Walpole has to say of Sterno :—" At present, nothing is talked of, nothing admired, but what I cannot help calling a very insipid and tedious performance : it is a kind of novel, called ' The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 32

1854
...Tristram Shandy were published, and had a signal success. "At present," wrote Horace Walpole in April, " nothing is talked of, nothing admired, but what I cannot help calling a very insipid and tedious performance ; it is a kind of novel, called ' The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy,'...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1863
...removed from town-talk as Sir H. Mann was at Florence. " At present," he writes on the fourth of April, " nothing is talked of, nothing admired, but what I cannot help calling a very insipid and tedious performance ;'' whose chief merit, he says, consists in "going backwards." It made him...
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Dublin University Magazine, a Literary and Political Journal

George Herbert - 1863
...removed from town-talk ;uj Sir II. Mann was at Florence. " At present," he writes on the fourth of April, "nothing is talked of, nothing admired, but what I cannot help calling a very insipid dtul feiUniis jierf on/in nee ;" whose chief merit, he says, consists in " going backwards." It made...
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