The String of Pearls
The Barber of Fleet Street. A Domestic Romance.
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The String of Pearls The Barber of Fleet Street. A Domestic Romance.

By James Malcolm Rymer
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  • The String of Pearls; or, the Barber of Fleet Street
    • PREFACE.
    • CHAPTER I. THE STRANGE CUSTOMER AT SWEENEY TODD'S.
    • CHAPTER II THE SPECTACLE-MAKER'S DAUGHTER.
    • CHAPTER III. A MAN IS LOST.
    • CHAPTER IV. THE PIE-SHOP, BELL-YARD.
    • CHAPTER V THE MEETING IN THE TEMPLE.
    • CHAPTER VI. THE CONFERENCE, AND THE FEARFUL NARRATION IN THE GARDEN.
    • CHAPTER VII. THE BARBER AND THE LAPIDARY.
    • CHAPTER VIII. THE THIEVES' HOME.
    • CHAPTER IX. JOHANNA AT HOME, AND THE RESOLUTION.
    • CHAPTER X. THE COLONEL AND HIS FRIEND.
    • CHAPTER XI. THE STRANGER AT LOVETT'S.
    • CHAPTER XII. THE RESOLUTION COME TO BY JOHANNA OAKLEY.
    • CHAPTER XIII. JOHANNA'S INTERVIEW WITH ARABELLA WILMOT, AND THE ADVICE.
    • CHAPTER XIV. TOBIAS'S THREAT, AND ITS CONSEQUENCES.
    • CHAPTER XV. THE SECOND INTERVIEW BETWEEN JOHANNA AND THE COLONEL IN THE TEMPLE GARDENS.
    • CHAPTER XVI. THE BARBER MAKES ANOTHER ATTEMPT TO SELL THE STRING OF PEARLS.
    • CHAPTER XIV. THE GREAT CHANGE IN THE PROSPECTS OF SWEENEY TODD.
    • CHAPTER XV. TOBIAS'S ADVENTURES DURING THE ABSENCE OF SWEENEY TODD.
    • CHAPTER XVI. THE STRANGE ODOUR IN OLD ST. DUNSTAN'S CHURCH.
    • CHAPTER XVII. SWEENEY TODD'S PROCEEDINGS CONSEQUENT UPON THE DEPARTURE OF TOBIAS.
    • CHAPTER XVIII. THE MISADVENTURE OF TOBIAS.—THE MAD-HOUSE ON PECKHAM-RYE.
    • CHAPTER XIX. THE MADHOUSE CELL.
    • CHAPTER XX. THE NEW COOK TO MRS. LOVETT GETS TIRED OF HIS SITUATION.
    • CHAPTER XXI. THE NIGHT AT THE MADHOUSE.
    • CHAPTER XXII. MR. FOGG'S STORY AT THE MADHOUSE TO SWEENEY TODD.
    • CHAPTER XXIV. COLONEL JEFFERY MAKES ANOTHER EFFORT TO COME AT SWEENEY TODD'S SECRET.
    • CHAPTER XXV. TOBIAS MAKES AN ATTEMPT TO ESCAPE FROM THE MADHOUSE.
    • CHAPTER XXVI. THE MADHOUSE YARD, AND TOBIAS'S NEW FRIEND.
    • CHAPTER XXVII. THE CONSULTATION OF COLONEL JEFFERY WITH THE MAGISTRATE.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII. TOBIAS'S ESCAPE FROM MR. FOGG'S ESTABLISHMENT.
    • CHAPTER XXIX. TOBIAS'S RAPID JOURNEY TO LONDON.
    • CHAPTER XXX. MRS. LOVETT'S COOK MAKES A DESPERATE ATTEMPT.
    • CHAPTER XXXI. SHOWS HOW TOBIAS GOT TO LONDON.
    • CHAPTER XXII. TOBIAS HAS A MIND DISEASED.
    • CHAPTER XXXIII. JOHANNA WALKS ABROAD IN DISGUISE.
    • CHAPTER XXXIV. MR. FOGG FINDS THAT ALL IS NOT GOLD THAT GLITTERS.
    • CHAPTER XXXV. MRS. LOVETT'S NEW LOVER.
    • CHAPTER XXXVI. TOBIAS'S MOTHER AWAKENS OLD RECOLLECTIONS.
    • CHAPTER XXXVII. THE SEARCH AT TODD'S.
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII. SIR RICHARD PRIES INTO TODD'S SECRETS.
    • CHAPTER XXXIX. THE MYSTERIOUS CUPBOARD.
    • CHAPTER XL. CROTCHET ASTONISHES MR. TODD.
    • CHAPTER XLI. TODD'S VISION.
    • CHAPTER XLII. THE GREAT SACRIFICE.
    • CHAPTER XLIII. AN OLD ACQUAINTANCE.
    • CHAPTER XLIV. TODD AND THE SILVERSMITH.
    • CHAPTER XLV. JOHANNA'S NEW SITUATION.
    • CHAPTER XLVI. TOBIAS'S HEART IS TOUCHED.
    • CHAPTER XLVII. TOBIAS RECOVERS HIS INTELLECT.
    • CHAPTER XLVIII. JOHANNA MAKES A NEW CONFIDANT.
    • CHAPTER XLIX. THE VAULTS OF ST. DUNSTAN'S.
    • CHAPTER L. THE DESCENT TO THE VAULTS.
    • CHAPTER LI. JOHANNA RUSHES TO HER DESTINY.
    • CHAPTER LII. TODD'S ANNOUNCEMENT.
    • CHAPTER LIII. THE MURDER OF THE USURER.
    • CHAPTER LIV. SIR RICHARD BLUNT'S PROGRESS.
    • CHAPTER LV. MRS. LOVETT'S WALK.
    • CHAPTER LVI. TOBIAS UNBOSOMS HIMSELF.
    • CHAPTER LVII. SIR RICHARD BLUNT'S ADVENTURES CONTINUED.
    • CHAPTER LVII. BIG BEN MAKES A DISCOVERY.
    • CHAPTER LVIII. THE GRAND CONSULTATION IN THE TEMPLE.
    • CHAPTER LIX. THE PROPOSAL OF ARABELLA.
    • CHAPTER LX. TODD FINDS A BOY.
    • CHAPTER LXI. TODD RECEIVES SOME STARTLING INTELLIGENCE.
    • CHAPTER LXII. TODD CLEARS OFF CIRCUMSTANCES.
    • CHAPTER LXIII. JOHANNA STARTS FOR TODD'S.
    • CHAPTER LXIV. TODD COMMENCES PACKING UP.
    • CHAPTER LXV. A MOONLIGHT VISIT TO ST. DUNSTAN'S VAULTS.
    • CHAPTER LXVI. THE COOK'S VISITORS.
    • CHAPTER LXVII. THE REVELATIONS IN THE VAULTS.
    • CHAPTER LXVIII. RETURNS TO JOHANNA.
    • CHAPTER LXIX. TAKES A PEEP AT ARABELLA.
    • CHAPTER LXX. RETURNS TO JOHANNA.
    • CHAPTER LXXI. THE MYSTERIOUS LETTER.
    • CHAPTER LXXII. ANOTHER VICTIM.
    • CHAPTER LXXIII. STARTLING EVENTS.
    • CHAPTER LXXIV. BIG BEN CREATES A SENSATION.
    • CHAPTER LXXV. COLONEL JEFFERY OPENS HIS EYES.
    • CHAPTER LXXVI. ARABELLA AND THE COLONEL.
    • CHAPTER LXXVII. MRS. LOVETT VISITS THE BANK.
    • CHAPTER LXXVIII. MUTUAL DEFIANCE.
    • CHAPTER LXXIX. MRS. LOVETT FINDS THAT IN THIS WORLD THERE IS RETRIBUTION.
    • CHAPTER LXXX. TODD TAKES A JOURNEY TO THE TEMPLE.
    • CHAPTER LXXXI. JOHANNA IS ENCOURAGED.
    • CHAPTER LXXXII. TODD PLANS.
    • CHAPTER LXXXII. TODD VISITS THE COLONEL
    • CHAPTER LXXXIII. TOBIAS IN JEOPARDY.
    • CHAPTER LXXXIV. TODD'S WONDERFUL ESCAPE.
    • CHAPTER LXXXV. SIR RICHARD MAKES PLANS.
    • CHAPTER LXXXVI. TODD RECEIVES TWO EXTRAORDINARY LETTERS, AND ACTS UPON THEM.
    • CHAPTER LXXXVII. MR. LUPIN MEDDLES WITH OTHER FOLKS' AFFAIRS.
    • CHAPTER LXXXVIII. TODD ASTONISHES MRS. LOVETT'S SPY.
    • CHAPTER LXXXIX. MR. OAKLEY IS IN DESPAIR AT THE LOSS OF JOHANNA.
    • CHAPTER XC. MORNING IN FLEET STREET AGAIN.
    • CHAPTER XCI. MR. TODD'S FIRST CUSTOMERS.
    • CHAPTER XCII. MR. OAKLEY'S ANXIETIES MUCH DIMINISH.
    • CHAPTER XCIII. SIR RICHARD BLUNT'S SUBTERRANEAN EXPEDITION.
    • CHAPTER XCIV. IN THE VAULTS.
    • CHAPTER XCV. MRS. LOVETT IS VERY INTRACTABLE INDEED
    • CHAPTER XCVI. THE BOAT ON THE RIVER.
    • CHAPTER XCVII. THE ATTEMPTED MURDER ON THE THAMES.
    • CHAPTER XCVIII. JOHANNA HAS A VISITOR WHILE TODD IS GONE UPON THE RIVER.
    • CHAPTER XCIX. THE COOK FEELS THAT ALL THE WORLD NEGLECTS HIM, AND THEN HE GETS A LETTER.
    • CHAPTER C. TODD TAKES HIS LAST WALK UP FLEET STREET AND TO BELL YARD.
    • CHAPTER CI. TODD MAKES HIMSELF QUITE AT HOME IN BELL-YARD.
    • CHAPTER CII. TAKES A SLIGHT GLANCE AT TOBIAS AND HIS INTENDED.
    • CHAPTER CIII. MR. LUPIN HAS A SINGULAR INTERVIEW WITH MRS. OAKLEY.
    • CHAPTER CIV. MRS. OAKLEY SEES A STRANGE SIGHT, AND THINKS THERE IS NO PLACE LIKE HOME.
    • CHAPTER CV. MRS. OAKLEY ESCAPES, AND TAKES A DIFFERENT VIEW OF THINGS IN GENERAL.
    • CHAPTER CVI. MR. LUPIN FINDS HIMSELF IN AN AWKWARD PREDICAMENT.
    • CHAPTER CVII. MRS. OAKLEY DISSEMBLES.
    • CHAPTER CVIII. RETURNS TO MRS. LOVETT, AND SHOWS HOW SHE GOT OUT OF THE RIVER.
    • CHAPTER CIX. JOHANNA HAS PLENTY OF COMPANY AT TODD'S.
    • CHAPTER CX. TODD'S HOUR HAS COME.
    • CHAPTER CXI. MRS. LOVETT PLANS.
    • CHAPTER CXII. MRS. LOVETT FINDS THAT IT IS EASIER TO PLAN THAN TO EXECUTE.
    • CHAPTER CXIII. THE ROUTE TO NEWGATE—MRS. LOVETT'S DANGER FROM THE MOB.
    • CHAPTER CXIV. THE COOK WAITS UPON SIR RICHARD BLUNT AND HEARS NEWS.
    • CHAPTER CXV. THE COOK BECOMES A VERY IMPORTANT PERSONAGE.
    • CHAPTER CXVI. JOHANNA IS AMPLY PAID FOR HER BRIEF SERVICE AT TODD'S.
    • CHAPTER CXVII. SHOWS HOW MRS. OAKLEY RECONCILED HERSELF TO EVERYBODY AT HOME.
    • CHAPTER CXVIII. TAKES A PEEP AT TOBIAS AT THE COLONEL'S HOUSE.
    • CHAPTER CXIX. THE CRIMINALS IN NEWGATE.—TODD'S ATTEMPT AT SUICIDE.
    • CHAPTER CXX. A LUNCHEON AT SIR RICHARD BLUNT'S.—THE DOG AND HIS OLD FRIEND.
    • CHAPTER CXXI. TODD IS COMMITTED FOR TRIAL, AND EXPECTS THE WORST.
    • CHAPTER CXXII. A LARGE PARTY VISITS BIG BEN AND THE LIONS IN THE TOWER.
    • CHAPTER CXXIII. THE BEASTS AT THE TOWER.
    • CHAPTER CXXIV. RETURNS TO NEWGATE, AND THE PROCEEDINGS OF MRS. LOVETT.
    • CHAPTER CXXV. MRS. LOVETT SEES SOME TWILIGHT SPECTRES IN HER CELL.
    • CHAPTER CXXVI. SWEENEY TODD IS PLACED UPON HIS TRIAL.
    • CHAPTER CXXVII. THE TRIAL OF SWEENEY TODD CONTINUED.
    • CHAPTER CXXVIII. TODD'S TRIAL CONTINUES, AND GOES ALL AGAINST HIM.
    • CHAPTER CXXIX. THE TRIAL OF SWEENEY TODD CONTINUED.
    • CHAPTER CXXX. TODD ENTERTAINS SOME HOPES OF AN ACQUITTAL.
    • CHAPTER CXXXI. TODD MAKES AN ATTEMPT UPON HIS OWN LIFE.
    • CHAPTER CXXXII. TODD MAKES AN ACQUAINTANCE IN NEWGATE, AND TRIES AN ESCAPE.
    • CHAPTER CXXXIII. THE PROGRESS OF THE OPERATIONS TO ESCAPE FROM NEWGATE.
    • CHAPTER CXXXIV. THE ESCAPE, AND THE RETREAT IN CAEN WOOD, HAMPSTEAD.
    • CHAPTER CXXXV. THE CHASE THROUGH SMITHFIELD, AND THE MURDER.
    • CHAPTER CXXXVI. TODD AND LUPIN ESCAPE TO CAEN WOOD.
    • CHAPTER CXXXVII. THE MURDER AT CAEN WOOD, HAMPSTEAD.
    • CHAPTER CXXXVIII. CAEN WOOD AND HAMPSTEAD IN THE OLD TIMES.
    • CHAPTER CXXXIX. THE ADVENTURES IN CAEN WOOD OF THE TWO MURDERERS.
    • CHAPTER CXL. SHOWS HOW THE NEWS OF TODD'S ESCAPE WAS RECEIVED BY ALL CONCERNED.
    • CHAPTER CXLI. SHOWS HOW TODD MADE UP HIS MIND TO VENGEANCE.
    • CHAPTER CXLII. RETURNS TO TODD IN THE WOOD AT HAMPSTEAD.
    • CHAPTER CXLIII. TODD TAKES A LOOK AT HIS OLD QUARTERS IN FLEET STREET.
    • CHAPTER CXLIV. TODD MAKES HIS WAY INTO HIS OWN HOUSE.
    • CHAPTER CXLV. TODD HAS A NARROW ESCAPE, AND HAS A BIT OF REVENGE.
    • CHAPTER CXLVI. THERE IS A FIRE IN FLEET STREET AFTER ALL.—TODD ESCAPES.
    • CHAPTER CXLVII. SIR RICHARD BLUNT AND CROTCHET COMMENCE THEIR SEARCH FOR TODD.
    • CHAPTER CXLVIII. SHOWS HOW TODD HAD A VERY NARROW ESCAPE INDEED.
    • CHAPTER CXLIX. TODD IS IN GREAT PERIL IN THE EARLY MORNING IN LONDON.
    • CHAPTER CL. TODD SETS FIRE TO HIS HOUSE, AND THEN HIDES IN THE CHURCH.
    • CHAPTER CLI. SHIFTS THE SCENE TO ONE OF QUIET GOODNESS AND SERENITY.
    • CHAPTER CLII. TODD HAS SOME FURTHER ADVENTURES IN FLEET STREET.
    • CHAPTER CLIII. TODD ASTONISHES THE BEADLE, AND ESCAPES PROM ST. DUNSTAN'S.
    • CHAPTER CLIV. DETAILS THE PERILOUS SITUATION OF THE BEADLE.
    • CHAPTER CLV. TODD GETS THE BETTER OF THE SHARPERS, AND TAKES A BOAT.
    • CHAPTER CLVI. SIR RICHARD BLUNT IS VERY NEAR TAKING HIS PRISONER.
    • CHAPTER CLVII. TODD FINDS THAT HE HAS GOT OUT OF THE FRYING-PAN INTO THE FIRE.
    • CHAPTER CLVIII. TODD'S FEARFUL ADVENTURES ON THE RIVER.
    • CHAPTER CLIX. TODD MAKES A VIGOROUS ATTEMPT TO REACH GRAVESEND.
    • CHAPTER CLX. THE POLICE-GALLEY ON THE THAMES.
    • CHAPTER CLXI. THE POLICE-GALLEY'S FATE.
    • CHAPTER CLXII. ANOTHER BOAT.
    • CHAPTER CLXIII. ANOTHER POLICE-GALLEY.
    • CHAPTER CLXIV. TODD GOES BACK ON LAND.
    • CHAPTER CLXV. TODD HIDES IN A CUPBOARD.
    • CHAPTER CLXVI. THE SHIP BOUND FOR HAVRE TAKES A PASSENGER.
    • CHAPTER CLXVII. TODD MEETS WITH A LITTLE ROUGH WEATHER IN THE CHANNEL.
    • CHAPTER CLXVIII. TODD GETS A WORLD OF MARITIME EXPERIENCE.
    • CHAPTER CLXIX. TAKES A PEEP AT SOME FRIENDS OF THE READER.
    • CHAPTER CLXX. MARK INGESTRIE RESCUES A SHIPWRECKED MAN.
    • CHAPTER CLXXI. A RATHER IMPORTANT DISCOVERY IS MADE.
    • CHAPTER CLXXII. THE PURSUIT OF TODD ON THE LONDON ROAD.
    • CHAPTER CLXXIII. THE CONCLUSION.
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