A Sentimental Journey Through France And Italy

Bill Nighy reads from Laurence Sterne's 1768 comic riposte to his contemporary Tobias Smollett's travel journal.

Abriged by Robin Brooks.

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Bill Nighy reads from Laurence Sterne's 1768 comic riposte to his contemporary Tobias Smollett's travel journal.

Abriged by Robin Brooks.The difficulties of hiring the perfect coach and four, especially when you are distracted by a beautiful unaccompanied woman.

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Yorick encounters Smelfungus and is pressed to hire a French manservant while meeting a man mourning for the death of his donkey.

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Upon stepping into a glove seller's to ask directions, Yorick is so enchanted by the glove seller that he feels compelled to buy several pairs, whether they fit him or not.

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After checking into a hotel, Yorick is struck by the prettiness of his chambermaid; although nothing would induce him to consider anything improper.

Moments later, however, he is given an advanced lesson in the art of begging.

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Forced to take refuge in a roadside inn, Yorick is forced to share a bedroom with a stranger and her maid.

The precautions for managing such a situation border on the Baroque.