The novels of Henry Fielding ... complete in one volume. To which is prefixed, a memoir of the life of the author [by sir W. Scott].

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A dialogue between Mr Abraham Adams
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In which the gentleman relates the history
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A description of Mr Wilsons way of living
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A scene of roasting very nicely adapted
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A discourse between the poet and the player
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A dialogue between Mr Abraham Adams
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Of which you are desired to read no more
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A visit which the good Lady Booby and
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The history returning to the Lady Booby
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TOM JONES
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A short description of Squire Allworthy and
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Containing such grave matter that
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Containing many rules and some examples
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The description of a domestic government
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A short sketch of thatfelidty which prudent
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BOOK IV
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An apology for the insensibility of Mr Jones
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The narrow escape of Molly Seagrim with
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Containing a portion of time somewhat longer
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A very long chapter containing a very great
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Containing matter rather natural than
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In which is seen a more moving spectacle
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Containing two defiances to the Critics
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The meeting between Jones and Sophia
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Containing loveletters c
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Containing several dialogues
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A strange resolution of Sophia and a more
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The adventure of a Company of Soldiers
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A most dreadful chapter indeed and which
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In which the Landlady pays a visit ts
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Containing better reasons than any which
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In which the Man of the Hill begins to relate
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In which the Man of the Hill continues
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A brief History of Europe and a curious
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The arrival of Mr Jones with his Lady
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A friendly conversation in the kitchen which
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A dialogue between the Landlady and
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In which are concluded the Adventures that
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BOOK XI
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The History of Mrs Fitzpatrick
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BOOK XII
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Containing more Adventures which Mr Jones
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Containing little more than a few odd obser
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A dialogue between Jones and Partridge
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A project of Mrs Fitzpatrick and her visit
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Containing the whole humours of
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In which Jones pays a visit to Mrs Fitzpatrick
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An extraordinary scene between Sophia
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Containing various matters
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AUworthy visitsoldNightingale withastrange
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In which the History is farther continued
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A further continuation
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Approaching still nearer to the end
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Containing the Exordium c 600
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Containing certain Adventures which belel
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In which Miss Matthews concludes her rela
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Mr Booth continues his Story In this chapter
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The Story of Booth continued More
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BOOK III
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The arrival of Booth at Gibraltar with what
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BOOK IV
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In which Amelia appears in no unamiable
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Containing a very extraordinary and pleasant
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BOOK V
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Containing much heroic matter
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The heroic behaviour of Colonel Bath 686
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Containing a very extraordinary incident
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Containing some unaccountable behaviour
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V The story of Mrs Bennet continued
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Further continuation
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BOOK VIII
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Comments upon authors
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Consisting ot grave matters
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BOOK IX
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A conversation between Amelia and Dr Har
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In which two strangers make their appear
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BOOK XI
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Containing some distress
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The beginning of Mrs Bcnnets History
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In which Amelia appears in a light more
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Containing matter pertinent to the history
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What passed between the Doctor and the sick
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In which the History is concluded
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The birth parentage and education of
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A discovery of some matters concerning
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BOOK II
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Containing many surprising adventures which
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Sea adventures very new and surprising
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BOOK IV
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In which the foregoing happy incident is
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A horrible uproar in the Gate
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The character of our Hero and the Conclu
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Página 442 - cries Jones, "dost thou take to be such a coward here besides thyself?" "Nay, you may call me coward if you will; but, if that little man there upon the stage is not frightened, I never saw any man frightened in my life.
Página 443 - He the best player!" cries Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer, "why, I could act as well as he myself. I am sure, if I had seen a ghost, I should have looked in the very same manner, and done just as he did. And then, to be sure, in that scene...
Página 442 - Our critic was now pretty silent till the play, which Hamlet introduces before the king. This he did not at first understand, till Jones explained it to him; but he no sooner entered into the spirit of it, than he began to bless himself that he had never committed murder. Then turning to Mrs. Miller, he asked her, "If she did not imagine the King looked as if he was touched; though he is," said he, "a good actor, and doth all he can to hide it.
Página 183 - The side that's next the sun. Her lips were red, and one was thin, Compar'd to that was next her chin (Some bee had stung it newly) ; But, Dick, her eyes so guard her face; I durst no more upon them gaze Than on the sun in July. Her mouth...
Página 275 - Oh woman ! lovely woman ! Nature made thee To temper man : we had been brutes without you ! Angels are painted fair to look like you : There's in you all, that we believe of" heaven ; Amazing brightness, purity and truth, Eternal joy, and everlasting love.
Página 142 - Reader, take care. I have unadvisedly led thee to the top of as high a hill as Mr. Allworthy's, and how to get thee down without breaking thy neck, I do not well know.
Página 7 - As to the character of Adams, as it is the most glaring in the whole, so I conceive it is not to be found in any book now extant It is designed a character of perfect simplicity; and as the goodness of his heart will recommend him to the good-natured, so I hope it will excuse me to the gentlemen of his cloth; for whom, while they are worthy of their sacred order, no man can possibly have a greater respect.
Página 139 - Reader, I think proper, before we proceed any farther together, to acquaint thee, that I intend to digress, through this whole history, as often as I see occasion; of which I am myself a better judge than any pitiful critic whatever.
Página 306 - Again, there is another sort of knowledge beyond the power of learning to bestow, and this is to be had by conversation. So necessary is this to the understanding the characters of men, that none are more ignorant of them than those learned pedants, whose lives have been entirely consumed in colleges, and among books: for however exquisitely human nature may have been described by writers, the true practical system can only be learnt in the world.
Página 443 - Ay, ay, you may sing. You had rather sing than work, I believe.' Upon Hamlet's taking up the skull, he cried out : ' Well ! it is strange to see how fearless some men are ; I never could bring myself to touch anything belonging to a dead man on any account.

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