A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy (page 1/3)

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[picture: Front Cover]

Extracts and pictures from A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy by Laurence Sterne, with illustrations by Maurice Leloir, Comprising 220 drawings in the text, and 12 full-page compositions.

The full-page plates are photogravures using the Goupil process. I bought my copy for $50 in Decemer 2007 at a bookstore in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, but it has water damage.

Title: A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

Author: Sterne, Laurence

Published by: J. B. Lippincott & co.

City: Philadelphia

Date: 1885

Total items: 17

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: The Conquest 2: Walking down the stairs]

The Conquest 2: Walking down the stairs

If nature has so wove her web of kindness, that some threads of love and desire are entangled with the piece, must the whole web be rent in drawing them out? Whip me such stories, [...] thy Providence shall place me for the trials of my virtue, whatever is my danger, whatever is my situation, let me feel the movements which rise out of it, and which belong to me as a man—and, if I govern them as a good one, I will trust the issue to thy justice; for thou hast made us, and not we ourselves. [more...] [$]

[picture: The Pulse.]

The Pulse.

Any one may do a casual act of good nature, but a continuation of them shows itis a part of the temperature; and certainly, added I, if it is the same blood which comes from the heart which descends to the extremes (touching her wrist), I am sure you must have one of the best [...] holding out her arm. So, laying down my hat, I took hold of her fingers in one hand, and applied the two forefingers of my other to the artery. [more...] [$]

[picture: The Grace]

The Grace

If the supper was to my taste, the grace which followed it was much more so. (p. 202) [more...] [$]

[picture: Flying cherub firing an arrow]

Flying cherub firing an arrow

A winged cupid, a naked boy with wings sprouting from his shoulder-blades, holds an arrow ready to fire. Where his arrow lands, someone will fall in love. I have included both a large size and smaller ones, so that you can use this happy little curly-haired putti on Valentines’ [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: The Conquest 1: Perhaps a kiss?]

The Conquest 1: Perhaps a kiss?

Yes—and then—Ye, whose clay-cold heads and lukewarm hearts can argue down or mask your passions, tell me, what trespass is this that man should have them? or how his spirit stands answerable to the Father [...] [more...] [$]


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Extracts and pictures from A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy by Laurence Sterne, with illustrations by Maurice Leloir, Comprising 220 drawings in the text, and 12 full-page compositions.

The full-page plates are photogravures using the Goupil process. I bought my copy for $50 in Decemer 2007 at a bookstore in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, but it has water damage.


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