What is called sentimental writing," says the Earl of Orford, " though it be understood to appeal solely to the heart, may be the product of a bad one. One would imagine that Sterne had been a man of a very tender heart ; yet I know from indubitable authority,... The Monthly Magazine - Page 3021799Full view
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Samuel Miller - Art, Modern - 1803 - 510 pages
...HORACE WALPOIK, " though it be understood to appeal solely to the heart, may be the product of a very bad one. One would imagine that STERNE had been a...indubitable authority, that his mother, who kept a school, having run in debt, on account of an extravagant daughter, would have rotted in jail if the...