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The History of Pendennis
by William Makepeace Thackary
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CONTENTS
Vol I.
Chapter I. Shows How First Love May Interrupt Breakfast.
Chapter II. A Pedigree and Other Family Matters.
Chapter III. In Which Pendennis Appears As a Very Young Man Indeed.
Chapter IV. Mrs. Haller
Chapter V. Mrs. Haller At Home.
Chapter VI. Contains Both Love and War.
Chapter VII. In Which the Major Makes His Appearance.
Chapter VIII. In Which Pen Is Kept Waiting At the Door, While the Reader Is Informed Who Little Laura Was.
Chapter IX. In Which the Major Opens the Campaign.
Chapter X. Facing the Enemy.
Chapter XI. Negotiation.
Chapter XII. In Which a Shooting Match Is Proposed.
Chapter XIII. A Crisis.
Chapter XIV. In Which Miss Fotheringay Makes a New Engagement
Chapter XV. The Happy Village.
Chapter XVI. More Storms in the Puddle.
Chapter XVII. Which Concludes the First Part of This History.
Chapter XVIII. Alma Mater.
Chapter XIX. Pendennis of Boniface.
Chapter XX. Rake's Progress.
Chapter XXI. Flight After Defeat.
Chapter XXII. Prodigal's Return.
Chapter XXIII. New Faces.
Chapter XXIV. A Little Innocent.
Chapter XXV. Contains Both Love and Jealousy.
Chapter XXVI. A House Full of Visitors.
Chapter XXVII. Contains Some Ball-practising
Chapter XXVIII. Which Is Both Quarrelsome and Sentimental.
Chapter XXIX. Babylon.
Chapter XXX. The Knights of the Temple.
Chapter XXXI. Old and New Acquaintances.
Chapter XXXII. In Which the Printer's Devil Comes to the Door.
Chapter XXXIII. Which Is Passed in the Neighbourhood of Ludgate Hill.
Chapter XXXIV. In Which the History Still Hovers About Fleet Street
Chapter XXXV. A Dinner in the Row
Chapter XXXVI. The Pall Mall Gazette
Chapter XXXVII. Where Pen Appears in Town and Country.
Chapter XXXVIII. In Which the Sylph Reappears.
Chapter XXXIX. In Which Colonel Altamont Appears and Disappears.
Vol. II.
Chapter I. Relates to Mr. Harry Foker's Affairs.
Chapter II. Carries the Reader Both to Richmond and Greenwich
Chapter III. Contains a Novel Incident.
Chapter IV. Alsatia.
Chapter V. In Which the Colonel Narrates Some of His Adventures.
Chapter VI. A Chapter of Conversations.
Chapter VII. Miss Amory's Partners.
Chapter VIII. Monseigneur S'amuse.
Chapter IX. A Visit of Politeness.
Chapter X. In Shepherd's Inn.
Chapter XI. In Or Near the Temple Garden.
Chapter XII. The Happy Village Again.
Chapter XIII. Which Had Very Nearly Been the Last of the Story.
Chapter XIV. A Critical Chapter.
Chapter XV. Convalescence.
Chapter XVI. Fanny's Occupation's Gone.
Chapter XVII. In Which Fanny Engages a New Medical Man.
Chapter XVIII. Foreign Ground.
Chapter XIX. "Fairoaks to Let."
Chapter XX. Old Friends.
Chapter XXI. Explanations.
Chapter XXII. Conversations.
Chapter XXIII. The Way of the World.
Chapter XXIV. Which Accounts Perhaps for Chapter XXIII.
Chapter XXV. Phillis and Corydon.
Chapter XXVI. Temptation.
Chapter XXVII. In Which Pen Begins His Canvass.
Chapter XXVIII. In Which Pen Begins to Doubt About His Election
Chapter XXIX. In Which the Major Is Bidden to Stand and Deliver.
Chapter XXX. In Which the Major Neither Yields His Money Nor His Life
Chapter XXXI. In Which Pendennis Counts His Eggs.
Chapter XXXII. Fiat Justitia.
Chapter XXXIII. In Which the Decks Begin to Clear.
Chapter XXXIV. Mr. And Mrs. Sam. Huxter.
Chapter XXXV. Shows How Arthur Had Better Have Taken a Return-ticket.
Chapter XXXVI. A Chapter of Match-making.
Chapter XXXVII. Exeunt Omnes.

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