Who is Sterne?

  • (noun): English writer (born in Ireland) (1713-1766).
    Synonyms: Laurence Sterne


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... Sterne may refer to Sterne (surname) Sterne, original title of Stars, film directed by Konrad Wolf Sterne or Die Sterne, band from Germany Sterne, 1960 ...
Shandy Hall
... Laurence Sterne who is famous for his novel Tristram Shandy in Coxwold, North Yorkshire, England ... Sterne lived there from 1760 to 1768 as perpetual curate of Coxwold ... The stone tablet above its doorway states that Sterne wrote Tristram Shandy and A Sentimental Journey at Shandy Hall ...
Sermons Of Laurence Sterne - Notable Sermons - Case of Hezekiah and The Messengers
... On 25 March 1764, Sterne delivered a sermon in Paris that was important to Anglo-French relations ... However, Lord Hertford reacted kindly and thanked Sterne for the sermon ... Those like David Hume and Diderot were in attendance, and Sterne had joked that the sermon would convert the French from "deism to Shandeism" ...
Maurice Sterne
... Maurice Sterne (1877/78–1957) was an American sculptor and painter remembered today for his association with philanthropist Mabel Dodge Luhan, to whom ... Sterne died in 1957 ...
Sermons Of Laurence Sterne
... Laurence Sterne was an Anglican clergyman ... Sterne later parodied sermon writing in his novel, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman along with adding semi-serious sermons directly into the ... Throughout his career, Sterne continued to preach and collect his own sermons ...

Famous quotes containing the word sterne:

    There is nothing so awkward, as courting a woman ... whilst she is making sausages.
    —Laurence Sterne (1713–1768)

    What a large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life by him who interests his heart in every thing, and who, having eyes to see, what time and chance are perpetually holding out to him as he journeyeth on his way, misses nothing he can fairly lay his hands on.
    —Laurence Sterne (1713–1768)

    The history of a soldier’s wound beguiles the pain of it.
    —Laurence Sterne (1713–1768)