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" I, clapping my hands cheerily together, that was I in a desert, I would find out wherewith in it to call forth my affections If I could not do better, I would fasten them upon some sweet myrtle, or seek some melancholy cypress to connect myself to... "
THE MONTHLY REVIEW, OR LITERARY JOURNAL BY SEVERAL HANDS - Page 174
by SEVERAL HANDS - 1768
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Eighteenth-Century Sensibility and the Novel: The Senses in Social Context

Ann Jessie van Sant - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 143 pages
...by isolable episodes of delicate stimulation. "I declare," declares Yorick, "that was I in a desert, I would find out wherewith in it to call forth my affections" (115). The world, from Dan to Beersheba, is an instrument for stirring his sensations. He goes on the...
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Representations of Emotions

Jürgen Schlaeger - Emotions - 1999 - 183 pages
...emotions if necessary: I declare, said I, clapping my hands chearily together, that was I in a desert, I would find out wherewith in it to call forth my affections -,"1 Yorick is proud of the intensity of his personal feelings, while in early sentimentalism the heroes...
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The Mental Anatomies of William Godwin and Mary Shelley

William Dean Brewer - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 246 pages
...Sterne's A Sentimental Journey: "I declare," says Sterne's persona, Yorick, that was I in a desart, I would find out wherewith in it to call forth my affections — If I could not do better, I would fasten them upon some sweet myrtle, or seek some melancholy cypress to connect myself to — I would...
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A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy: And, Continuation of the ...

Laurence Sterne - Fiction - 2006 - 252 pages
...the fruits it offers. I declare, said I, clapping my hands chearily together, that was I in a desart, I would find out wherewith in it to call forth my affections — If I could not do better, I would fasten them upon some sweet myrtle, or seek some melancholy cypress9 to connect myself to — I would...
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The Walk: Notes on a Romantic Image

Jeffrey Cane Robinson - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 144 pages
...his hands on — ' I declare, said I, clapping my hands chearily together, that was I in a desert, I would find out wherewith in it to call forth my affections — If I could not do better, I would fasten them upon some sweet myrtle, or seek some melancholy cypress to connect myself to — I would...
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Sentimental Figures of Empire in Eighteenth-Century Britain and France

Lynn Festa - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 300 pages
...Although its initial selection may be contingent or arbitrary — "was I in a desart," Yorick tells us, "I would find out wherewith in it to call forth my affections" — the object itself is not incidental (SJ, 115). Like a child's blanket or teddy bear, only this...
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In Spuren reisen: Vor-Bilder und Vor-Schriften in der Reiseliteratur

Gisela Ecker, Susanne Röhl - Travel writing - 2006 - 237 pages
...the fruits it offers. I declare, said I, clapping my hands cheerily together, that was I in a desart, I would find out wherewith in it to call forth my affections [...]." Entsprechend setzt auch der literarische Reisebericht im Zeichen des Massentourismus, wenn...
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The Universal Magazine, Volumes 66-67

1780
...be exercifrd on fomeihing; for not to love il to be miftrable. ' Were I ¡na defert,' fays Sterne, ' I would find, out wherewith in it to call forth my affections. If I could not do better, I would fallen them upon fome fweet myrtle, or feek fome melancholy cyprefs to connect rhyfelf to-. Г would...
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The Edinburgh Magazine, and Literary Miscellany: A New Series of ..., Volume 42

1780
...quarter of an hour, it rifes again in fcattcred fragments fcarcely to be known for the parts of a fhij>. wherewith in it to call forth my affections. If I could not do better, I would fallen them upon fume fweet myrtle, or feck fome melancholy cyprefs to connect myfelf to. I would court...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 42

English literature - 1780
...fobiethiiij; ; for n->t to love is lobe mifcrable. " Were I ra adtffert, (l".iys Sterne), \ would fiiid n.:t wherewith in it to call forTh my affections. If I could not do bctttr, I won'3 fallen them upon fimc fwett myrtlo, '•* feck fanw melancholy cyprefs to connect myfelf...
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