The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom — Volume 01
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The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom — Volume 01
By T. (Tobias) Smollett
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  • THE ADVENTURES OF COUNT FATHOM
    • COMPLETE IN TWO PARTS
    • PART I.
      • With the Author's Preface, and an Introduction by G. H. Maynadier, Ph.D. Department of English, Harvard University.
      • CONTENTS
      • INTRODUCTION
    • With the Author's Preface, and an Introduction by G. H. Maynadier, Ph.D. Department of English, Harvard University.
    • CONTENTS
    • INTRODUCTION
  • THE ADVENTURES OF FERDINAND COUNT FATHOM
    • CHAPTER ONE SOME SAGE OBSERVATIONS THAT NATURALLY INTRODUCE OUR IMPORTANT HISTORY.
      • CHAPTER TWO A SUPERFICIAL VIEW OF OUR HERO'S INFANCY.
      • CHAPTER THREE HE IS INITIATED IN A MILITARY LIFE, AND HAS THE GOOD FORTUNE TO ACQUIRE A GENEROUS PATRON.
      • CHAPTER FOUR HIS MOTHER'S PROWESS AND DEATH; TOGETHER WITH SOME INSTANCES OF HIS OWN SAGACITY.
      • CHAPTER FIVE A BRIEF DETAIL OF HIS EDUCATION.
      • CHAPTER SIX HE MEDITATES SCHEMES OF IMPORTANCE.
      • CHAPTER SEVEN ENGAGES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH A FEMALE ASSOCIATE, IN ORDER TO PUT HIS TALENTS IN ACTION.
      • CHAPTER EIGHT THEIR FIRST ATTEMPT; WITH A DIGRESSION WHICH SOME READERS MAY THINK IMPERTINENT.
      • CHAPTER NINE THE CONFEDERATES CHANGE THEIR BATTERY, AND ACHIEVE A REMARKABLE ADVENTURE.
      • CHAPTER TEN THEY PROCEED TO LEVY CONTRIBUTIONS WITH GREAT SUCCESS, UNTIL OUR HERO SETS OUT WITH THE YOUNG COUNT FOR VIENNA, WHERE HE ENTERS INTO LEAGUE WITH ANOTHER ADVENTURER.
      • CHAPTER ELEVEN FATHOM MAKES VARIOUS EFFORTS IN THE WORLD OF GALLANTRY.
      • CHAPTER TWELVE HE EFFECTS A LODGMENT IN THE HOUSE OF A RICH JEWELLER.
      • CHAPTER THIRTEEN HE IS EXPOSED TO A MOST PERILOUS INCIDENT IN THE COURSE OF HIS INTRIGUE WITH THE DAUGHTER.
      • CHAPTER FOURTEEN HE IS REDUCED TO A DREADFUL DILEMMA, IN CONSEQUENCE OF AN ASSIGNATION WITH THE WIFE.
      • CHAPTER FIFTEEN BUT AT LENGTH SUCCEEDS IN HIS ATTEMPT UPON BOTH.
      • CHAPTER SIXTEEN HIS SUCCESS BEGETS A BLIND SECURITY, BY WHICH HE IS ONCE AGAIN WELL-NIGH ENTRAPPED IN HIS DULCINEA'S APARTMENT.
      • CHAPTER SEVENTEEN THE STEP-DAME'S SUSPICIONS BEING AWAKENED, SHE LAYS A SNARE FOR OUR ADVENTURER, FROM WHICH HE IS DELIVERED BY THE INTERPOSITION OF HIS GOOD GENIUS.
      • CHAPTER EIGHTEEN OUR HERO DEPARTS FROM VIENNA, AND QUITS THE DOMAIN OF VENUS FOR THE ROUGH FIELD OF MARS.
      • CHAPTER NINETEEN HE PUTS HIMSELF UNDER THE GUIDANCE OF HIS ASSOCIATE, AND STUMBLES UPON THE FRENCH CAMP, WHERE HE FINISHES HIS MILITARY CAREER.
      • CHAPTER TWENTY HE PREPARES A STRATAGEM BUT FINDS HIMSELF COUNTERMINED--PROCEEDS ON HIS JOURNEY, AND IS OVERTAKEN BY A TERRIBLE TEMPEST.
      • CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE HE FALLS UPON SCYLLA, SEEKING TO AVOID CHARYBDIS.
      • CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO HE ARRIVES AT PARIS, AND IS PLEASED WITH HIS RECEPTION.
      • CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE ACQUITS HIMSELF WITH ADDRESS IN A NOCTURNAL RIOT.
      • CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR HE OVERLOOKS THE ADVANCES OF HIS FRIENDS, AND SMARTS SEVERELY FOR HIS NEGLECT.
      • CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE HE BEARS HIS FATE LIKE A PHILOSOPHER; AND CONTRACTS ACQUAINTANCE WITH A VERY REMARKABLE PERSONAGE.
      • CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX THE HISTORY OF THE NOBLE CASTILIAN.
      • CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN A FLAGRANT INSTANCE OF FATHOM'S VIRTUE, IN THE MANNER OF HIS RETREAT TO ENGLAND.
      • CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT SOME ACCOUNT OF HIS FELLOW-TRAVELLERS.
      • CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE ANOTHER PROVIDENTIAL DELIVERANCE FROM THE EFFECTS OF THE SMUGGLER'S INGENIOUS CONJECTURE.
      • CHAPTER THIRTY THE SINGULAR MANNER OF FATHOM'S ATTACK AND TRIUMPH OVER THE VIRTUE OF THE FAIR ELENOR.
      • CHAPTER THIRTY-ONE HE BY ACCIDENT ENCOUNTERS HIS OLD FRIEND, WITH WHOM HE HOLDS A CONFERENCE, AND RENEWS A TREATY.
      • CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO HE APPEARS IN THE GREAT WORLD WITH UNIVERSAL APPLAUSE AND ADMIRATION.
      • CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE HE ATTRACTS THE ENVY AND ILL OFFICES OF THE MINOR KNIGHTS OF HIS OWN ORDER, OVER WHOM HE OBTAINS A COMPLETE VICTORY.
      • CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR HE PERFORMS ANOTHER EXPLOIT, THAT CONVEYS A TRUE IDEA OF HIS GRATITUDE AND HONOUR.
      • CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE HE REPAIRS TO BRISTOL SPRING, WHERE HE REIGNS PARAMOUNT DURING THE WHOLE SEASON.
      • CHAPTER THIRTY-SIX HE IS SMITTEN WITH THE CHARMS OF A FEMALE ADVENTURER, WHOSE ALLUREMENTS SUBJECT HIM TO A NEW VICISSITUDE OF FORTUNE.
      • CHAPTER THIRTY-SEVEN FRESH CAUSE FOR EXERTING HIS EQUANIMITY AND FORTITUDE.
      • CHAPTER THIRTY-EIGHT THE BITER IS BIT.
    • CHAPTER TWO A SUPERFICIAL VIEW OF OUR HERO'S INFANCY.
    • CHAPTER THREE HE IS INITIATED IN A MILITARY LIFE, AND HAS THE GOOD FORTUNE TO ACQUIRE A GENEROUS PATRON.
    • CHAPTER FOUR HIS MOTHER'S PROWESS AND DEATH; TOGETHER WITH SOME INSTANCES OF HIS OWN SAGACITY.
    • CHAPTER FIVE A BRIEF DETAIL OF HIS EDUCATION.
    • CHAPTER SIX HE MEDITATES SCHEMES OF IMPORTANCE.
    • CHAPTER SEVEN ENGAGES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH A FEMALE ASSOCIATE, IN ORDER TO PUT HIS TALENTS IN ACTION.
    • CHAPTER EIGHT THEIR FIRST ATTEMPT; WITH A DIGRESSION WHICH SOME READERS MAY THINK IMPERTINENT.
    • CHAPTER NINE THE CONFEDERATES CHANGE THEIR BATTERY, AND ACHIEVE A REMARKABLE ADVENTURE.
    • CHAPTER TEN THEY PROCEED TO LEVY CONTRIBUTIONS WITH GREAT SUCCESS, UNTIL OUR HERO SETS OUT WITH THE YOUNG COUNT FOR VIENNA, WHERE HE ENTERS INTO LEAGUE WITH ANOTHER ADVENTURER.
    • CHAPTER ELEVEN FATHOM MAKES VARIOUS EFFORTS IN THE WORLD OF GALLANTRY.
    • CHAPTER TWELVE HE EFFECTS A LODGMENT IN THE HOUSE OF A RICH JEWELLER.
    • CHAPTER THIRTEEN HE IS EXPOSED TO A MOST PERILOUS INCIDENT IN THE COURSE OF HIS INTRIGUE WITH THE DAUGHTER.
    • CHAPTER FOURTEEN HE IS REDUCED TO A DREADFUL DILEMMA, IN CONSEQUENCE OF AN ASSIGNATION WITH THE WIFE.
    • CHAPTER FIFTEEN BUT AT LENGTH SUCCEEDS IN HIS ATTEMPT UPON BOTH.
    • CHAPTER SIXTEEN HIS SUCCESS BEGETS A BLIND SECURITY, BY WHICH HE IS ONCE AGAIN WELL-NIGH ENTRAPPED IN HIS DULCINEA'S APARTMENT.
    • CHAPTER SEVENTEEN THE STEP-DAME'S SUSPICIONS BEING AWAKENED, SHE LAYS A SNARE FOR OUR ADVENTURER, FROM WHICH HE IS DELIVERED BY THE INTERPOSITION OF HIS GOOD GENIUS.
    • CHAPTER EIGHTEEN OUR HERO DEPARTS FROM VIENNA, AND QUITS THE DOMAIN OF VENUS FOR THE ROUGH FIELD OF MARS.
    • CHAPTER NINETEEN HE PUTS HIMSELF UNDER THE GUIDANCE OF HIS ASSOCIATE, AND STUMBLES UPON THE FRENCH CAMP, WHERE HE FINISHES HIS MILITARY CAREER.
    • CHAPTER TWENTY HE PREPARES A STRATAGEM BUT FINDS HIMSELF COUNTERMINED--PROCEEDS ON HIS JOURNEY, AND IS OVERTAKEN BY A TERRIBLE TEMPEST.
    • CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE HE FALLS UPON SCYLLA, SEEKING TO AVOID CHARYBDIS.
    • CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO HE ARRIVES AT PARIS, AND IS PLEASED WITH HIS RECEPTION.
    • CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE ACQUITS HIMSELF WITH ADDRESS IN A NOCTURNAL RIOT.
    • CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR HE OVERLOOKS THE ADVANCES OF HIS FRIENDS, AND SMARTS SEVERELY FOR HIS NEGLECT.
    • CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE HE BEARS HIS FATE LIKE A PHILOSOPHER; AND CONTRACTS ACQUAINTANCE WITH A VERY REMARKABLE PERSONAGE.
    • CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX THE HISTORY OF THE NOBLE CASTILIAN.
    • CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN A FLAGRANT INSTANCE OF FATHOM'S VIRTUE, IN THE MANNER OF HIS RETREAT TO ENGLAND.
    • CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT SOME ACCOUNT OF HIS FELLOW-TRAVELLERS.
    • CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE ANOTHER PROVIDENTIAL DELIVERANCE FROM THE EFFECTS OF THE SMUGGLER'S INGENIOUS CONJECTURE.
    • CHAPTER THIRTY THE SINGULAR MANNER OF FATHOM'S ATTACK AND TRIUMPH OVER THE VIRTUE OF THE FAIR ELENOR.
    • CHAPTER THIRTY-ONE HE BY ACCIDENT ENCOUNTERS HIS OLD FRIEND, WITH WHOM HE HOLDS A CONFERENCE, AND RENEWS A TREATY.
    • CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO HE APPEARS IN THE GREAT WORLD WITH UNIVERSAL APPLAUSE AND ADMIRATION.
    • CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE HE ATTRACTS THE ENVY AND ILL OFFICES OF THE MINOR KNIGHTS OF HIS OWN ORDER, OVER WHOM HE OBTAINS A COMPLETE VICTORY.
    • CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR HE PERFORMS ANOTHER EXPLOIT, THAT CONVEYS A TRUE IDEA OF HIS GRATITUDE AND HONOUR.
    • CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE HE REPAIRS TO BRISTOL SPRING, WHERE HE REIGNS PARAMOUNT DURING THE WHOLE SEASON.
    • CHAPTER THIRTY-SIX HE IS SMITTEN WITH THE CHARMS OF A FEMALE ADVENTURER, WHOSE ALLUREMENTS SUBJECT HIM TO A NEW VICISSITUDE OF FORTUNE.
    • CHAPTER THIRTY-SEVEN FRESH CAUSE FOR EXERTING HIS EQUANIMITY AND FORTITUDE.
    • CHAPTER THIRTY-EIGHT THE BITER IS BIT.
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