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1) Shandy. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Captain Shandy is called Uncle Toby. He was wounded at the siege of Namur, and had retired from the service. He is benevolent and generous, simple as a child, brave...

2) Di'nah (Aunt). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...in Sterne s Tristram Shandy. She leaves Mr. Walter Shandy 1,000, which he fancies will enable him to carry out all the wild schemes that enter into his head. 1...

3) Slop (Dr.). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A choleric physician in Sterne s Tristram Shandy. 1 Dr. Slop. Sir John Stoddart, M.D., a choleric physician who assailed Napoleon most virulently in The Times, of...

4) Obadi'ah. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A slang name for a Quaker. 1 Obadiah. One of the servants of Mr. Shandy. (Sterne: Tristram Shandy.) 2...

5) Lefevre. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The poor lieutenant whose story is so touchingly told in Sterne s Tristram Shandy book vi. chap. 6). 1...

6) Foss (Corporal). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...An attendant on Lieutenant Worthington. A similar character to Trim in Sterne s Tristram Shandy. (G. Colman: The Poor Gentleman.) 1...

7) Brewer, E. Cobham. Dictionary of Phrase & Fable. Sterne, Laurence
...November 24th, 1713; d. London, March 18th, 1768). The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gent. (1759–67); Sermons (1760); A Sentimental Journey through France...

8) Euge'nius. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...John Hall Stephenson, author of Crazy Tales, a relative of Sterne. In Sterne s Tristram Shandy, Eug nius is made the friend and wise counsellor of Yorick. 1...

9) Yor'ick. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...s jester, "a fellow of infinite jest and most excellent fancy." (Hamlet, v. 1.) In Tristram Shandy Sterne introduces a clergyman of that name, meant for himself....

10) Doctor Slop. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...on getting Uncle Toby to understand the action of a new medical instrument. (Sterne: Tristram Shandy.) 1 A nickname given by William Hone to Sir John Stoddart, editor...

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