• If there is an evil in this world, it is sorrow and heaviness of heart. The loss of goods, of health, of coronets and mitres, is only evil as they occasion sorrow; take that out, the rest is fancy, and dwelleth only in the head of man.

    Laurence Sterne (2013). “Delphi Complete Works of Laurence Sterne (Illustrated)”, p.405, Delphi Classics