Little Dorrit
Charles Dickens
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Little Dorrit
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This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER TIL ON THE ROAD. The bright morning sun dazzled the eyes, the snow had ceased, the mists had vanished, the mountain air was Bo clear and light that the new sensation of breathing it was like the having entered on a new existence. To help the delusion, the solid ground itself seemed gone, and the mountain, a shining waste of immense white heaps and masses, to be a region of cloud floating between the blue sky above and the earth far below. Some dark specks in the snow, like knots upon a little thread, beginning at the convent door and winding away down the descent in broken lengths which were not yet pieced together, showed where the Brethren were at work in several places clearing the track. Already the snow had begun to be foot-thawed again about the door. Mules were busily brought out, tied to the rings in the wall, and laden; strings of bells were buckled on, burdens were adjusted, the voices of drivers and riders sounded musically. Some of the earliest had even already resumed their journey; and, both on the level summit by the dark water near the convent, and on the downward way of yesterday's ascent, little moving figures of men and mules, reduced to miniatures by the immensity around, went with a clear tinkling of bells and a pleasant harmony of tongues. In the supper-room of last night, a new fire piled upon .he feathery ashes of the old one, shone upon a homely breakfast of loaves, butter, and milk. It also shone on the courier of the Dorrit family, making tea for his party from a supply he had brought up with him, together with several other small stores which were chiefly laid in for the use of the strong body of inconvenience. Mr. Gowan, and Blandois of Paris, had already breakfasted, and were walking up and down by the lake, smoking their cigars. ...

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LITTLE DORRIT
PREFACE TO THE 1857 EDITION
BOOK THE FIRST: POVERTY
CHAPTER 1. Sun and Shadow
CHAPTER 2 Fellow Travellers
CHAPTER 3. Home
CHAPTER 4. Mrs Flintwinch has a Dream
CHAPTER 5. Family Affairs
CHAPTER 6. The Father of the Marshalsea
CHAPTER 7. The Child of the Marshalsea
CHAPTER 8. The Lock
CHAPTER 9. Little Mother
CHAPTER 10. Containing the whole Science of Government
CHAPTER 11. Let Loose
CHAPTER 12. Bleeding Heart Yard
CHAPTER 13. Patriarchal
CHAPTER 14. Little Dorrit's Party
CHAPTER 15. Mrs Flintwinch has another Dream
CHAPTER 16. Nobody's Weakness
CHAPTER 17. Nobody's Rival
CHAPTER 18. Little Dorrit's Lover
CHAPTER 19. The Father of the Marshalsea in two or three Relations
CHAPTER 20. Moving in Society
CHAPTER 21. Mr Merdle's Complaint
CHAPTER 22. A Puzzle
CHAPTER 23. Machinery in Motion
CHAPTER 24. Fortune-Telling
CHAPTER 25. Conspirators and Others
CHAPTER 26. Nobody's State of Mind
CHAPTER 27. Five-and-Twenty
CHAPTER 28. Nobody's Disappearance
CHAPTER 29. Mrs Flintwinch goes on Dreaming
CHAPTER 30. The Word of a Gentleman
CHAPTER 31. Spirit
CHAPTER 32. More Fortune-Telling
CHAPTER 33. Mrs Merdle's Complaint
CHAPTER 34. A Shoal of Barnacles
CHAPTER 35. What was behind Mr Pancks on Little Dorrit's Hand
CHAPTER 36. The Marshalsea becomes an Orphan
BOOK THE SECOND: RICHES
CHAPTER 1. Fellow Travellers
CHAPTER 2. Mrs General
CHAPTER 3. On the Road
CHAPTER 4. A Letter from Little Dorrit
LITTLE DORRIT.=
CHAPTER 5. Something Wrong Somewhere
CHAPTER 6. Something Right Somewhere
CHAPTER 7. Mostly, Prunes and Prism
CHAPTER 8. The Dowager Mrs Gowan is reminded that 'It Never Does'
CHAPTER 9. Appearance and Disappearance
CHAPTER 10. The Dreams of Mrs Flintwinch thicken
CHAPTER 11. A Letter from Little Dorrit
LITTLE DORRIT.=
CHAPTER 12. In which a Great Patriotic Conference is holden
CHAPTER 13. The Progress of an Epidemic
CHAPTER 14. Taking Advice
CHAPTER 15. No just Cause or Impediment why these Two Persons
CHAPTER 16. Getting on
CHAPTER 17. Missing
CHAPTER 18. A Castle in the Air
CHAPTER 19. The Storming of the Castle in the Air
CHAPTER 20. Introduces the next
CHAPTER 21. The History of a Self-Tormentor
CHAPTER 22. Who passes by this Road so late?
CHAPTER 23. Mistress Affery makes a Conditional Promise,
CHAPTER 24. The Evening of a Long Day
CHAPTER 25. The Chief Butler Resigns the Seals of Office
CHAPTER 26. Reaping the Whirlwind
CHAPTER 27. The Pupil of the Marshalsea
CHAPTER 28. An Appearance in the Marshalsea
'RIGAUD BLANDOIS.=
CHAPTER 29. A Plea in the Marshalsea
CHAPTER 30. Closing in
CHAPTER 31. Closed
CHAPTER 32. Going
CHAPTER 33. Going!
CHAPTER 34. Gone
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