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Pierre; or The Ambiguities

By Herman Melville
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  • PIERRE: OR, THE AMBIGUITIES.
    • TABLE OF CONTENTS.
  • PIERRE.
    • BOOK I. PIERRE JUST EMERGING FROM HIS TEENS.
      • I.
        • II.
        • III.
        • IV.
        • V.
        • VI.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
      • BOOK II. LOVE, DELIGHT, AND ALARM.
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
        • IV.
        • V.
        • VI.
        • VII.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
      • VII.
      • BOOK III. THE PRESENTIMENT AND THE VERIFICATION.
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
        • IV.
        • V.
        • VI.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
      • BOOK IV. RETROSPECTIVE.
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
        • IV.
        • V.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • BOOK V. MISGIVINGS AND PREPARATIONS.
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
        • IV.
        • V.
        • VI.
        • VII.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
      • VII.
      • BOOK VI. ISABEL, AND THE FIRST PART OF THE STORY OF ISABEL.
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
        • IV.
        • V.
        • VI.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
      • BOOK VII. INTERMEDIATE BETWEEN PIERRE'S TWO INTERVIEWS WITH ISABEL AT THE FARM-HOUSE.
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
        • IV.
        • V.
        • VI.
        • VII.
        • VIII.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
      • VII.
      • VIII.
      • BOOK VIII. THE SECOND INTERVIEW AT THE FARM-HOUSE, AND THE SECOND PART OF THE STORY OF ISABEL. THEIR IMMEDIATE IMPULSIVE EFFECT UPON PIERRE.
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
        • IV.
        • V.
        • VI.
        • VII.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
      • VII.
      • BOOK IX. MORE LIGHT, AND THE GLOOM OF THAT LIGHT. MORE GLOOM, AND THE LIGHT OF THAT GLOOM.
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
        • IV.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • BOOK X. THE UNPRECEDENTED FINAL RESOLUTION OF PIERRE.
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • BOOK XI. HE CROSSES THE RUBICON
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
        • IV.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • BOOK XII. ISABEL: MRS. GLENDINNING: THE PORTRAIT: AND LUCY.
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
        • IV.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • BOOK XIII. THEY DEPART THE MEADOWS.
        • I.
        • II.
      • I.
      • II.
      • BOOK XIV. THE JOURNEY AND THE PAMPHLET.
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • BOOK XV. THE COUSINS.
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • BOOK XVI. FIRST NIGHT OF THEIR ARRIVAL IN THE CITY.
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • BOOK XVII. YOUNG AMERICA IN LITERATURE.
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • BOOK XVIII. PIERRE, AS A JUVENILE AUTHOR, RECONSIDERED.
        • I.
        • II.
      • I.
      • II.
      • BOOK XIX. THE CHURCH OF THE APOSTLES.
        • I.
        • II.
      • I.
      • II.
      • BOOK XX. CHARLIE MILLTHORPE.
        • I.
        • II.
      • I.
      • II.
      • BOOK XXI. PIERRE IMMATURELY ATTEMPTS A MATURE WORK. TIDINGS FROM THE MEADOWS. PLINLIMMON.
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • BOOK XXII. THE FLOWER-CURTAIN LIFTED FROM BEFORE A TROPICAL AUTHOR, WITH SOME REMARKS ON THE TRANSCENDENTAL FLESH-BRUSH PHILOSOPHY.
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
        • IV.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • BOOK XXIII. A LETTER FOR PIERRE. ISABEL. ARRIVAL OF LUCY'S EASEL AND TRUNKS AT THE APOSTLES'.
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
        • IV.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • BOOK XXIV. LUCY AT THE APOSTLES.
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
        • IV.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • BOOK XXV. LUCY, ISABEL, AND PIERRE. PIERRE AT HIS BOOK. ENCELADUS.
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
        • IV.
        • V.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • BOOK XXVI. A WALK: A FOREIGN PORTRAIT: A SAIL: AND THE END.
        • I.
        • II.
        • III.
        • IV.
        • V.
        • VI.
        • VII.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
      • VII.
    • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
    • BOOK II. LOVE, DELIGHT, AND ALARM.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
      • VII.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
    • VII.
    • BOOK III. THE PRESENTIMENT AND THE VERIFICATION.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
    • BOOK IV. RETROSPECTIVE.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • BOOK V. MISGIVINGS AND PREPARATIONS.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
      • VII.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
    • VII.
    • BOOK VI. ISABEL, AND THE FIRST PART OF THE STORY OF ISABEL.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
    • BOOK VII. INTERMEDIATE BETWEEN PIERRE'S TWO INTERVIEWS WITH ISABEL AT THE FARM-HOUSE.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
      • VII.
      • VIII.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
    • VII.
    • VIII.
    • BOOK VIII. THE SECOND INTERVIEW AT THE FARM-HOUSE, AND THE SECOND PART OF THE STORY OF ISABEL. THEIR IMMEDIATE IMPULSIVE EFFECT UPON PIERRE.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
      • VII.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
    • VII.
    • BOOK IX. MORE LIGHT, AND THE GLOOM OF THAT LIGHT. MORE GLOOM, AND THE LIGHT OF THAT GLOOM.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • BOOK X. THE UNPRECEDENTED FINAL RESOLUTION OF PIERRE.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • BOOK XI. HE CROSSES THE RUBICON
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • BOOK XII. ISABEL: MRS. GLENDINNING: THE PORTRAIT: AND LUCY.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • BOOK XIII. THEY DEPART THE MEADOWS.
      • I.
      • II.
    • I.
    • II.
    • BOOK XIV. THE JOURNEY AND THE PAMPHLET.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • BOOK XV. THE COUSINS.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • BOOK XVI. FIRST NIGHT OF THEIR ARRIVAL IN THE CITY.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • BOOK XVII. YOUNG AMERICA IN LITERATURE.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • BOOK XVIII. PIERRE, AS A JUVENILE AUTHOR, RECONSIDERED.
      • I.
      • II.
    • I.
    • II.
    • BOOK XIX. THE CHURCH OF THE APOSTLES.
      • I.
      • II.
    • I.
    • II.
    • BOOK XX. CHARLIE MILLTHORPE.
      • I.
      • II.
    • I.
    • II.
    • BOOK XXI. PIERRE IMMATURELY ATTEMPTS A MATURE WORK. TIDINGS FROM THE MEADOWS. PLINLIMMON.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • BOOK XXII. THE FLOWER-CURTAIN LIFTED FROM BEFORE A TROPICAL AUTHOR, WITH SOME REMARKS ON THE TRANSCENDENTAL FLESH-BRUSH PHILOSOPHY.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • BOOK XXIII. A LETTER FOR PIERRE. ISABEL. ARRIVAL OF LUCY'S EASEL AND TRUNKS AT THE APOSTLES'.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • BOOK XXIV. LUCY AT THE APOSTLES.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • BOOK XXV. LUCY, ISABEL, AND PIERRE. PIERRE AT HIS BOOK. ENCELADUS.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • BOOK XXVI. A WALK: A FOREIGN PORTRAIT: A SAIL: AND THE END.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
      • VII.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
    • VII.
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