Henry Esmond; The English Humourists; The Four Georges
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Henry Esmond; The English Humourists; The Four Georges
By William Makepeace Thackeray
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Table of Contents
  • CONTENTS
  • INTRODUCTION.
  • THE HISTORY OF HENRY ESMOND, ESQ.
    • THE HISTORY OF
      • TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE
    • TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE
    • Book I. The Early Youth Of Henry Esmond, Up To The Time Of His Leaving Trinity College, In Cambridge
      • Chapter I. An Account Of The Family Of Esmond Of Castlewood Hall
      • Chapter II. Relates How Francis, Fourth Viscount, Arrives At Castlewood
      • Chapter III. Whither In The Time Of Thomas, Third Viscount, I Had Preceded Him As Page To Isabella
      • Chapter IV. I Am Placed Under A Popish Priest And Bred To That Religion.—Viscountess Castlewood
      • Chapter V. My Superiors Are Engaged In Plots For The Restoration Of King James II
      • Chapter VI. The Issue Of The Plots.—The Death Of Thomas, Third Viscount Of Castlewood; And The Imprisonment Of His Viscountess
      • Chapter VII. I Am Left At Castlewood An Orphan, And Find Most Kind Protectors There
      • Chapter VIII. After Good Fortune Comes Evil
      • Chapter IX. I Have The Small-Pox, And Prepare To Leave Castlewood
      • Chapter X. I Go To Cambridge, And Do But Little Good There
      • Chapter XI. I Come Home For A Holiday To Castlewood, And Find A Skeleton In The House
      • Chapter XII. My Lord Mohun Comes Among Us For No Good
      • Chapter XIII. My Lord Leaves Us And His Evil Behind Him
      • Chapter XIV. We Ride After Him To London
    • Chapter I. An Account Of The Family Of Esmond Of Castlewood Hall
    • Chapter II. Relates How Francis, Fourth Viscount, Arrives At Castlewood
    • Chapter III. Whither In The Time Of Thomas, Third Viscount, I Had Preceded Him As Page To Isabella
    • Chapter IV. I Am Placed Under A Popish Priest And Bred To That Religion.—Viscountess Castlewood
    • Chapter V. My Superiors Are Engaged In Plots For The Restoration Of King James II
    • Chapter VI. The Issue Of The Plots.—The Death Of Thomas, Third Viscount Of Castlewood; And The Imprisonment Of His Viscountess
    • Chapter VII. I Am Left At Castlewood An Orphan, And Find Most Kind Protectors There
    • Chapter VIII. After Good Fortune Comes Evil
    • Chapter IX. I Have The Small-Pox, And Prepare To Leave Castlewood
    • Chapter X. I Go To Cambridge, And Do But Little Good There
    • Chapter XI. I Come Home For A Holiday To Castlewood, And Find A Skeleton In The House
    • Chapter XII. My Lord Mohun Comes Among Us For No Good
    • Chapter XIII. My Lord Leaves Us And His Evil Behind Him
    • Chapter XIV. We Ride After Him To London
    • Book II. Contains Mr. Esmond’s Military Life, And Other Matters Appertaining To The Esmond Family
      • Chapter I. I Am In Prison, And Visited, But Not Consoled There
      • Chapter II. I Come To The End Of My Captivity, But Not Of My Trouble
      • Chapter III. I Take The Queen’s Pay In Quin’s Regiment
      • Chapter IV. Recapitulations
      • Chapter V. I Go On The Vigo Bay Expedition, Taste Salt Water And Smell Powder
      • Chapter VI. The 29th December
      • Chapter VII. I Am Made Welcome At Walcote
      • Chapter VIII. Family Talk
      • Chapter IX. I Make The Campaign Of 1704
      • Chapter X. An Old Story About A Fool And A Woman
      • Chapter XI. The Famous Mr. Joseph Addison
      • Chapter XII. I Get A Company In The Campaign Of 1706
      • Chapter XIII. I Meet An Old Acquaintance In Flanders, And Find My Mother’s Grave And My Own Cradle There
      • Chapter XIV. The Campaign Of 1707, 1708
      • Chapter XV. General Webb Wins The Battle Of Wynendael
    • Chapter I. I Am In Prison, And Visited, But Not Consoled There
    • Chapter II. I Come To The End Of My Captivity, But Not Of My Trouble
    • Chapter III. I Take The Queen’s Pay In Quin’s Regiment
    • Chapter IV. Recapitulations
    • Chapter V. I Go On The Vigo Bay Expedition, Taste Salt Water And Smell Powder
    • Chapter VI. The 29th December
    • Chapter VII. I Am Made Welcome At Walcote
    • Chapter VIII. Family Talk
    • Chapter IX. I Make The Campaign Of 1704
    • Chapter X. An Old Story About A Fool And A Woman
    • Chapter XI. The Famous Mr. Joseph Addison
    • Chapter XII. I Get A Company In The Campaign Of 1706
    • Chapter XIII. I Meet An Old Acquaintance In Flanders, And Find My Mother’s Grave And My Own Cradle There
    • Chapter XIV. The Campaign Of 1707, 1708
    • Chapter XV. General Webb Wins The Battle Of Wynendael
    • Book III. Containing The End Of Mr. Esmond’s Adventures In England
      • Chapter I. I Come To An End Of My Battles And Bruises
      • Chapter II. I Go Home, And Harp On The Old String
      • Chapter III. A Paper Out Of The “Spectator”
      • Chapter IV. Beatrix’s New Suitor
      • Chapter V. Mohun Appears For The Last Time In This History
      • Chapter VI. Poor Beatrix
      • Chapter VII. I Visit Castlewood Once More
      • Chapter VIII. I Travel To France And Bring Home A Portrait Of Rigaud
      • Chapter IX. The Original Of The Portrait Comes To England
      • Chapter X. We Entertain A Very Distinguished Guest At Kensington
      • Chapter XI. Our Guest Quits Us As Not Being Hospitable Enough
      • Chapter XII. A Great Scheme, And Who Balked It
      • Chapter XIII. August 1st, 1714
        • Book I, chap, viii, p. 80, line 9: “mist” was wrongly altered in revised edition to “midst”.
        • Book III, chap, i, p. 326, line 19: for “Frank”, Thackeray by an interesting reminiscence of Pendennis wrote “Arthur”.
      • Book I, chap, viii, p. 80, line 9: “mist” was wrongly altered in revised edition to “midst”.
      • Book III, chap, i, p. 326, line 19: for “Frank”, Thackeray by an interesting reminiscence of Pendennis wrote “Arthur”.
    • Chapter I. I Come To An End Of My Battles And Bruises
    • Chapter II. I Go Home, And Harp On The Old String
    • Chapter III. A Paper Out Of The “Spectator”
    • Chapter IV. Beatrix’s New Suitor
    • Chapter V. Mohun Appears For The Last Time In This History
    • Chapter VI. Poor Beatrix
    • Chapter VII. I Visit Castlewood Once More
    • Chapter VIII. I Travel To France And Bring Home A Portrait Of Rigaud
    • Chapter IX. The Original Of The Portrait Comes To England
    • Chapter X. We Entertain A Very Distinguished Guest At Kensington
    • Chapter XI. Our Guest Quits Us As Not Being Hospitable Enough
    • Chapter XII. A Great Scheme, And Who Balked It
    • Chapter XIII. August 1st, 1714
      • Book I, chap, viii, p. 80, line 9: “mist” was wrongly altered in revised edition to “midst”.
      • Book III, chap, i, p. 326, line 19: for “Frank”, Thackeray by an interesting reminiscence of Pendennis wrote “Arthur”.
    • Book I, chap, viii, p. 80, line 9: “mist” was wrongly altered in revised edition to “midst”.
    • Book III, chap, i, p. 326, line 19: for “Frank”, Thackeray by an interesting reminiscence of Pendennis wrote “Arthur”.
  • THE ENGLISH HUMOURISTS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
    • THE ENGLISH HUMOURISTS
  • THE GEORGES
    • GEORGE I—STAR OF BRUNSWICK
  • FOOTNOTES
    • CREDITS
      • A WORD FROM PROJECT GUTENBERG
      • THE FULL PROJECT GUTENBERG LICENSE
        • Section 1.
        • 1.A.
        • 1.B.
        • 1.C.
        • 1.D.
        • 1.E.
        • 1.E.1.
        • 1.E.2.
        • 1.E.3.
        • 1.E.4.
        • 1.E.5.
        • 1.E.6.
        • 1.E.7.
        • 1.E.8.
        • 1.E.9.
        • 1.F.
        • 1.F.1.
        • 1.F.2.
        • 1.F.3.
        • 1.F.4.
        • 1.F.5.
        • 1.F.6.
        • Section 2.
        • Section 3.
        • Section 4.
        • Section 5.
      • Section 1.
      • 1.A.
      • 1.B.
      • 1.C.
      • 1.D.
      • 1.E.
      • 1.E.1.
      • 1.E.2.
      • 1.E.3.
      • 1.E.4.
      • 1.E.5.
      • 1.E.6.
      • 1.E.7.
      • 1.E.8.
      • 1.E.9.
      • 1.F.
      • 1.F.1.
      • 1.F.2.
      • 1.F.3.
      • 1.F.4.
      • 1.F.5.
      • 1.F.6.
      • Section 2.
      • Section 3.
      • Section 4.
      • Section 5.
    • A WORD FROM PROJECT GUTENBERG
    • THE FULL PROJECT GUTENBERG LICENSE
      • Section 1.
      • 1.A.
      • 1.B.
      • 1.C.
      • 1.D.
      • 1.E.
      • 1.E.1.
      • 1.E.2.
      • 1.E.3.
      • 1.E.4.
      • 1.E.5.
      • 1.E.6.
      • 1.E.7.
      • 1.E.8.
      • 1.E.9.
      • 1.F.
      • 1.F.1.
      • 1.F.2.
      • 1.F.3.
      • 1.F.4.
      • 1.F.5.
      • 1.F.6.
      • Section 2.
      • Section 3.
      • Section 4.
      • Section 5.
    • Section 1.
    • 1.A.
    • 1.B.
    • 1.C.
    • 1.D.
    • 1.E.
    • 1.E.1.
    • 1.E.2.
    • 1.E.3.
    • 1.E.4.
    • 1.E.5.
    • 1.E.6.
    • 1.E.7.
    • 1.E.8.
    • 1.E.9.
    • 1.F.
    • 1.F.1.
    • 1.F.2.
    • 1.F.3.
    • 1.F.4.
    • 1.F.5.
    • 1.F.6.
    • Section 2.
    • Section 3.
    • Section 4.
    • Section 5.
  • ***FINIS***
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