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The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling Henry Fielding
The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction, Vols. I & II.
Selected by Charles William Eliot

Copyright © 2001, Inc.

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General Introduction to the Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction, by Charles W. Eliot, LL.D. The Novel in England Biographical Note Criticisms and Interpretations I. By William Makepeace Thackeray II. By Leslie Stephen III. By Austin Dobson IV. By Gordon Hall Gerould List of Characters Dedication Book I—Containing as Much of the Birth of the Foundling as Is Necessary or Proper to Acquaint the Reader with in the Beginning of This History I. Introduction to the Work, or Bill of Fare to the Feast II. A Short Description of Squire Allworthy III. An Odd Accident Which Befel Mr. Allworthy at His Return Home IV. The Reader’s Neck Brought Into Danger by a Description V. Containing a Few Common Matters, with a Very Uncommon Observation Upon Them VI. Mrs. Deborah is Introduced Into the Parish VII. Containing Such Grave Matter, That the Reader Cannot Laugh Once Through the Whole Chapter VIII. A Dialogue Between Mesdames Bridget and Deborah

IX. Containing Matters Which Will Surprize the Reader X. The Hospitality of Allworthy XI. Containing Many Rules, and Some Examples, Concerning Falling in Love XII. What the Reader May, Perhaps, Expect to Find in It XIII. Which Concludes the First Book Book II—Containing Scenes of Matrimonial Felicity in Different Degrees of Life I. Showing What Kind of a History This Is II. Religious Cautions Against Showing Too Much Favour to Bastards III. The Description of a Domestic Government IV. Containing One of the Most Bloody Battles, or Rather Duels, That Were Ever Recorded in Domestic History V. Containing Much Matter to Exercise the Judgment and Reflection of the Reader VI. The Trial of Partridge, the Schoolmaster VII. A Short Sketch of That…...

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