Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Tristram Shandy” in chapter 1 of Matthew Arnold, Civilization in the United States: First and Last Impressions of America.:
... General Grant was born at Point Pleasant, in the State of Ohio, on the 27th of April, 1822.
His name, Ulysses, makes one think of Tristram Shandy; but how often do American names make one think of Tristram Shandy ! The father of the little Ulysses followed the trade of a tanner; he was a constant reader both of books and newspapers, and before he was twenty years of age was a constant contributor, his son tel...
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