Laurence Sterne,-Letters from Yorick to Eliza

 


CONTENT

DEDICATION

LETTERS

 


TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE

LORD APSLEY,

Lord high Chancellor of England.

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MY LORD,

THE Editor of the following
letters, is so far from hav-
ing tasted your Lordship's boun-
ty, that he is, and perhaps ever
must remain, a stranger to your
person, consequently, no adulation
is to be apprehended from him --

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DEDICATION

He leaves it to the weak and op-
pressed, the widow and orphan,
to proclaim your Lordship's virtues
in your public capacity ; that
which he would celebrate is of
a provate nature, namely, your
filial affection, which is so con-
spicious, that he flatters himself
a volume of letters, written by
such a person as Mr. Sterne, on
which your noble father is placed
in a light so truly amaible, can-
not fail of engaging your Lord-
ship's gracious acceptance and pro-
tection -- In this hope, and upon
this foundation, he presumes to

                     dedicate




DEDICATION

dedicate these papers to your Lord-
ship, and to have the honour of
subscribing himself,

   MY LORD,

      Your Lordship's,

         Most obedient

            And most humble Servant,

               THE EDITOR.



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