Tristram Shandy C H A P. XCIII

ALL which being considered, and that Death moreover might be much nearer me than I imagined——I wish I was at Abbeville, quoth I, were it only to see how they card and spin——so off we set.

[33]de Montreuil a Nampont – poste et demi

de Nampont a Bernay – – – – – – poste

de Bernay a Nouvion – – – – – poste

de Nouvion a ABBEVILLE poste

——but the carders and spinners were all gone to bed.

[33] Vid. Book of French post-roads, page 36. edition of 1762.