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The History of Tom Jones
A Foundling
Volume II
Henry Fielding
Bibliographic Record
Book VIII.
  1. A Brief History of Europe; and a Curious Discourse Between Mr. Jones and the Man of the Hill
Book IX.
Containing Twelve Hours
  1. Of Those Who Lawfully May, and of Those Who May Not, Write Such Histories As This
  2. Containing a Very Surprizing Adventure Indeed, Which Mr. Jones Met with in His Walk with the Man of the Hill
  3. The Arrival of Mr. Jones with His Lady at the Inn
  4. In Which the Arrival of a Man of War Puts a Final End to Hostilities
  5. An Apology for All Heroes Who Have Good Stomachs
  6. A Friendly Conversation in the Kitchen
  7. Containing a Fuller Account of Mrs. Waters
Book X.
In Which the History Goes Forward about Twelve Hours
  1. Containing Instructions Very Necessary to Be Perused by Modern Critics
  2. Containing the Arrival of an Irish Gentleman
  3. A Dialogue Between the Landlady and Susan the Chambermaid
  4. Containing Infallible Nostrums for Procuring Universal Disesteem and Hatred
  5. Showing Who the Amiable Lady, and Her Unamiable Maid, Were
  6. Containing, Among Other Things, the Ingenuity of Partridge, the Madness of Jones, and the Folly of Fitzpatrick
  7. In Which are Concluded the Adventures That Happened at the Inn at Upton
  8. In Which the History Goes Backward
  9. The Escape of Sophia
Book XI.
Containing about Three Days
  1. A Crust for the Critics
  2. The Adventures Which Sophia Met with After Her Leaving Upton
  3. A Very Short Chapter, in Which However is a Sun, a Moon, a Star, and an Angel
  4. The History of Mrs. Fitzpatrick
  5. In Which the History of Mrs. Fitzpatrick Is Continued
  6. In Which the Mistake of the Landlord Throws Sophia Into a Dreadful Consternation
  7. In Which Mrs. Fitzpatrick Concludes Her History
  8. A Dreadful Alarm in the Inn, with the Arrival of an Unexpected Friend of Mrs. Fitzpatrick
  9. The Morning Introduced in Some Pretty Writing
  10. Containing a Hint or Two Concerning Virtue, and a Few More Concerning Suspicion
Book XII.
Containing the Same Individual Time with the Former
  1. Showing What Is to Be Deemed Plagiarism in a Modern Author, and What Is to Be Considered as Lawful Prize
  2. In Which, Though the Squire Doth Not Find His Daughter, Something is Found Which Puts an End to His Pursuit
  3. The Departure of Jones from Upton
  4. The Adventure of a Beggar-Man
  5. Containing More Adventures Which Mr. Jones and His Companion Met on the Road
  6. From Which It May Be Inferred That the Best Things are Liable to Be Misunderstood and Misinterpreted
  7. Containing a Remark or Two of Our Own, and Many More of the Good Company Assembled in the Kitchen
  8. Fortune Seems to Have Been in a Better Humour with Jones Than We Have Hitherto Seen Her
  9. Containing Little More Than a Few Odd Observations
  10. Mr. Jones and Mr. Dowling Drink a Bottle Together
  11. The Disasters Which Befel Jones on His Departure for Coventry
  12. Relates That Mr. Jones Continued His Journey, Contrary to the Advice of Partridge
  13. A Dialogue Between Jones and Partridge
  14. What Happened to Mr. Jones in His Journey from St. Albans
Book XIII.
Containing the Space of Twelve Days
  1. An Invocation
  2. What Befel Mr. Jones on His Arrival in London
  3. A Project of Mrs. Fitzpatrick, and Her Visit to Lady Bellaston
  4. Which Consists of Visiting
  5. An Adventure Which Happened to Mr. Jones at His Lodgings
  6. What Arrived While the Company Were at Breakfast
  7. Containing the Whole Humours of a Masquerade
  8. Containing a Scene of Distress, Which Will Appear Very Extraordinary to Most of Our Readers
  9. Which Treats of Matters of a Very Different Kind from Those in the Preceding Chapter
  10. A Chapter Which, Though Short, May Draw Tears from Some Eyes
  11. In Which the Reader Will Be Surprized
  12. In Which the Thirteenth Book Is Concluded
Book XIV.
Containing Two Days
  1. An Essay to Prove That an Author Will Write the Better for Having Some Knowledge of the Subject
  2. Containing Letters and Other Matters Which Attend Amours
  3. Containing Various Matters
  4. Which We Hope Will Be Very Attentively Perused by Young People of Both Sexes
  5. A Short Account of the History of Mrs. Miller
  6. Containing a Scene Which We Doubt Not Will Affect All Our Readers
  7. The Interview Between Mr. Jones and Mr. Nightingale
  8. What Passed Between Jones and Old Mr. Nightingale
  9. Containing Strange Matters
  10. A Short Chapter, Which Concludes the Book
Book XV.
In Which the History Advances about Two Days
  1. Too Short to Need a Preface
  2. In Which Is Opened a Very Black Design Against Sophia
  3. A Further Explanation of the Foregoing Design
  4. By Which It Will Appear How Dangerous an Advocate a Lady Is When She Applies Her Eloquence to an Ill Purpose
  5. Containing Some Matters Which May Affect, and Others Which May Surprize, the Reader
  6. By What Means the Squire Came to Discover His Daughter
  7. In Which Various Misfortunes Befel Poor Jones
  8. Short and Sweet
  9. Containing Love-Letters of Several Sorts
  10. Consisting Partly of Facts, and Partly of Observations Upon Them
  11. Containing Curious, but Not Unprecedented Matter
  12. A Discovery Made by Partridge
Book XVI.
Containing the Space of Five Days
  1. Of Prologues
  2. A Whimsical Adventure Which Befel the Squire
  3. What Happened to Sophia During Her Confinement
  4. In Which Sophia Is Delivered from Her Confinement
  5. In Which Jones Receives a Letter from Sophia, and Goes to a Play with Mrs. Miller and Partridge
  6. In Which the History is Obliged to Look Back
  7. In Which Mr. Western Pays a Visit to His Sister
  8. Schemes of Lady Bellaston for the Ruin of Jones
  9. In Which Jones Pays a Visit to Mrs. Fitzpatrick
  10. The Consequence of the Preceding Visit
Book XVII.
Containing Three Days
  1. Containing a Portion of Introductory Writing
  2. The Generous and Grateful Behaviour of Mrs. Miller
  3. The Arrival of Mr. Western, with Some Matters Concerning the Paternal Authority
  4. An Extraordinary Scene Between Sophia and Her Aunt
  5. Mrs. Miller and Mr. Nightingale Visit Jones in the Prison
  6. In Which Mrs. Miller Pays a Visit to Sophia
  7. A Pathetic Scene Between Mr. Allworthy and Mrs. Miller
  8. Containing Various Matters
  9. What Happened to Mr. Jones in the Prison
Containing about Six Days
  1. A Farewell to the Reader
  2. Containing a Very Tragical Incident
  3. Allworthy Visits Old Nightingale; with a Strange Discovery That He Made on That Occasion
  4. Containing Two Letters in Very Different Stiles
  5. In Which the History Is Continued
  6. In Which the History Is Farther Continued
  7. Continuation of the History
  8. Further Continuation
  9. A Further Continuation
  10. Wherein the History Begins to Draw Towards a Conclusion
  11. The History Draws Nearer to a Conclusion
  12. Approaching Still Nearer to the End
Chapter the Last.
In Which the History Is Concluded



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