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THE

WORKS

OF

LAURENCE STERNE,

COMPLETE IN EIGHT VOLUMES.

CONTAINING

1. THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF | III. SERMONS.-IV. LETTERS.
TRISTRAM SHANDY.

iv. THE FRAGMENT.
. A SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY | VI. THE KORAN.

THROUGH FRANCE AND ITA- VII. HISTORY OF A COOD WARIL
LY, AND CONTINUATION. WATCH-COAT.

WITH

A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR,

WRITTEN BY HIMSELF.

VOL. V.

EDINBURGH:

PRINTED BY J. TURNBULL, ANCHOR-CLOSE,
FOR GRAY, MAVER, SS co. BOOKSELLERS, GLASGOW,

E.a. Rfaches 6-12.40

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THE Sermon which gave rise to the publication of these having been offered to the world as a Sermon of Yorick's, I hope the most serious reader will find nothing to offend him, in my continuing the volumes under the fame title: left it should be other. wise, I have added a second title-page with the real name of the Author_ the first will serve the bookfeller's purpose, as Yorick's name is poflibly of the two the more known ; and the second will ease the minds of those who see a jeft, and the danger which lurks under it, where no jest was meant. .

I suppose it is needless to inform the Public, that the reason of printing these Sermons arises altogether from the favourable reception which the Sermon given as a sample of them in TRISTRAM SHANDY met with from the world. That Sermon was printed by itself some years ago, but could find neither pur. chasers nor readers ; so that I apprehended little ha. zard from a promise I made upon its republication, " That if the Sermon was liked, these should be al. " fo at the world's service; which, to be as good as my word, they here are; and I pray to God, they

Vol. V.

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