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The History of Pendennis

By William Makepeace Thackeray
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  • THE HISTORY OF PENDENNIS
    • PREFACE
  • PENDENNIS
    • CHAPTER I. Shows how First Love may interrupt Breakfast
    • CHAPTER II. A Pedigree and other Family Matters
    • CHAPTER III. In which Pendennis appears as a very young Man indeed
    • CHAPTER IV. Mrs. Haller
    • CHAPTER V. Mrs. Haller at Home
    • CHAPTER VI. Contains both Love and War
    • CHAPTER VII. In which the Major makes his Appearance
    • CHAPTER VIII. In which Pen is kept waiting at the Door, while the Reader
    • CHAPTER IX. In which the Major opens the Campaign
    • CHAPTER X. Facing the Enemy
    • CHAPTER XI. Negotiation
    • CHAPTER XII. In which a Shooting Match is proposed
    • CHAPTER XIII. A Crisis
    • CHAPTER XIV. In which Miss Fotheringay makes a new Engagement
    • CHAPTER XV. The happy Village
    • CHAPTER XVI. More Storms in the Puddle
    • CHAPTER XVII. Which concludes the first Part of this History
    • CHAPTER XVIII. Alma Mater
    • CHAPTER XIX. Pendennis of Boniface
    • CHAPTER XX. Rake's Progress
    • CHAPTER XXI. Flight after Defeat
    • CHAPTER XXII. Prodigal's Return
    • CHAPTER XXIII. New Faces
    • CHAPTER XXIV. A Little Innocent
    • CHAPTER XXV. Contains both Love and Jealousy
    • CHAPTER XXVI. A House full of Visitors
    • CHAPTER XXVII. Contains some Ball-practising
    • CHAPTER XXVIII. Which is both Quarrelsome and Sentimental
    • CHAPTER XXIX. Babylon
    • CHAPTER XXX. The Knights of the Temple
    • CHAPTER XXXI. Old and new Acquaintances
    • CHAPTER XXXII. In which the Printer's Devil comes to the Door
    • CHAPTER XXXIII. Which is passed in the Neighbourhood of Ludgate Hill
    • CHAPTER XXXIV. In which the History still hovers about Fleet Street
    • CHAPTER XXXV. Dinner in the Row
    • CHAPTER XXXVI. The Pall Mall Gazette
    • CHAPTER XXXVII. Where Pen appears in Town and Country
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII. In which the Sylph reappears
    • Part of Mr. Strong's business in life was to procure this money and
    • CHAPTER XXXIX. Colonel Altamont appears and disappears
    • CHAPTER XL. Relates to Mr. Harry Foker's Affairs
    • CHAPTER XLI. Carries the Reader both to Richmond and Greenwich
    • CHAPTER XLII. Contains a novel Incident
    • CHAPTER XLIII. Alsatia
    • CHAPTER XLIV. In which the Colonel narrates some of his Adventures
    • CHAPTER XLV. A Chapter of Conversations
    • CHAPTER XLVI. Miss Amory's Partners
    • CHAPTER XLVII. Monseigneur s'amuse
    • CHAPTYER XLVIII. A Visit of Politeness
    • CHAPTER XLIX. In Shepherd's Inn
    • CHAPTER L. Or near the Temple Garden
    • CHAPTER LI. The happy Village again
    • CHAPTER LII. Which had very nearly been the last of the Story
    • CHAPTER LIII. A critical Chapter
    • CHAPTER LIV. Convalescence
    • CHAPTER LV. Fanny's Occupation's gone
    • CHAPTER LVI. In which Fanny engages a new Medical Man
    • CHAPTER LVII. Foreign Ground
    • CHAPTER LVIII. "Fairoaks to let"
    • CHAPTER LIX. Old Friends
    • CHAPTER LX. Explanations
    • CHAPTER LXI. Conversations
    • CHAPTER LXII. The Way of the World
    • CHAPTER LXIII. Which accounts perhaps for Chapter LXI. The information
    • CHAPTER LXIV. Phyllis and Corydon
    • CHAPTER LXV. Temptation
    • CHAPTER LXVI. In which Pen begins his Canvass
    • CHAPTER LXVII. In which Pen begins to doubt about his Election
    • CHAPTER LXVIII. In which the Major is bidden to Stand and Deliver
    • CHAPTER LXIX. In which the Major neither yields his Money nor his Life
    • CHAPTER LXX. In which Pendennis counts his Eggs
    • CHAPTER LXXI. Fiat Justitia
    • CHAPTER LXXII. In which the Decks begin to clear
    • CHAPTER LXXIII. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Huxter
    • CHAPTER LXXIV. Shows how Arthur had better have taken a Return-ticket
    • CHAPTER LXXV. A Chapter of Match-making
    • CHAPTER LXXVI. Exeunt Omnes
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