He is an enthusiast within limits for the genius of Sterne and the genius of Horace Walpole.
Sterne, in a letter to Garrick from Paris, in 1762, calls him "Mercury himself."
The letters of Sancho are thought to bear some resemblance to those of Sterne, both in their beauties and defects.
Sterne is admonishing a young friend as to his manners in society: "You are in love," he says.
Deacon Sterne is growing older; his outward man gives no token thereof.
It was also given in the eighth volume of the Edinburgh edition of Sterne, 1803.
The man, Sterne, I have been told, has had engagements for three months.'
Herders early acquaintance with Sterne has been already treated.
Every day that passed over the Sofala appeared to Sterne simply crammed full with proofs—with incontrovertible proofs.
The detail of Jacobis indebtedness to Sterne is to be found in these two works.