Dombey and Son (1848)/Contents

 

CONTENTS.

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  2. Chapter I. Dombey and Son 1
  3. Chap. II. In which Timely Provision is made for an Emergency that will sometimes arise in the best regulated Families 8
  4. Chap. III. In which Mr. Dombey, as a Man and a Father, is seen at the head of the Home-Department 16
  5. Chap. IV. In which some more First Appearances are made on the Stage of these Adventures 24
  6. Chap. V. Paul's Progress and Christening 33
  7. Chap. VI. Paul's Second Deprivation 45
  8. Chap. VII. A Bird's-eye glimpse of Miss Tox's Dwelling-place; also of the State of Miss Tox's Affections 61
  9. Chap. VIII. Paul's further Progress, Growth, and Character 65
  10. Chap. IX. In which the Wooden Midshipman gets into Trouble 79
  11. Chap. X. Containing the Sequel of the Midshipman's Disaster 88
  12. Chap. XI. Paul's Introduction to a new Scene 97
  13. Chap. XII. Paul's Education 107
  14. Chap. XIII. Shipping Intelligence and Office Business 120
  15. Chap. XIV. Paul grows more and more Old-fashioned, and goes Home for the Holidays 129
  16. Chap. XV. Amazing Artfulness of Captain Cuttle, and a new Pursuit for Walter Gay 146
  17. Chap. XVI. What the Waves were always saying 157
  18. Chap. XVII. Captain Cuttle does a little Business for the young people 161
  19. Chap. XVIII. Father and Daughter 169
  20. Chap. XIX. Walter goes away 183
  21. Chap. XX. Mr. Dombey goes upon a Journey 193
  22. Chap. XXI. New Faces 203
  23. Chap. XXII. A Trifle of Management by Mr. Carker the Manager 211
  24. Chap. XXIII. Florence Solitary, and the Midshipman Mysterious 225
  25. Chap. XXIV. The Study of a Loving Heart 241
  26. Chap. XXV. Strange News of Uncle Sol 250
  27. Chap. XXVI. Shadows of the Past and Future 257
  28. Chap. XXVII. Deeper Shadows 269
  29. Chap. XXVIII. Alterations 281
  30. Chap. XXIX. The Opening of the Eyes of Mrs. Chick 289
  31. Chap. XXX. The Interval before the Marriage 297
  32. Chap. XXXI. The Wedding 309
    1. Chap. XXXII. The Wooden Midshipman goes to Pieces 321
    2. Chap. XXXIII. Contrasts 334
    3. Chap. XXXIV. Another Mother and Daughter 343
    4. Chap. XXXV. The Happy Pair 353
    5. Chap. XXXVI. Housewarming 361
    6. Chap. XXXVII. More Warnings than One 370
    7. Chap. XXXVIII. Miss Tox improves an Old Acquaintance 378
    8. Chap. XXXXIX. Further Adventures of Captain Edward Cuttle, Mariner 385
    9. Chap. XL. Domestic Relations 397
    10. Chap. XLI. New Voices on the Waves 409
    11. Chap. XLII. Confidential and Accidental 417
    12. Chap. XLIII. The Watches of the Night 428
    13. Chap. XLIV. A Separation 435
    14. Chap. XLV. The Trusty Agent 442
    15. Chap. XLVI. Recognizant and Reflective 449
    16. Chap. XLVII. The Thunderbolt 468
    17. Chap. XLVIII. The Flight of Florence 472
    18. Chap. XLIX. The Midshipman makes a Discovery 481
    19. Chap. L. Mr. Toots's Complaint 494
    1. Chap. LI. Mr. Dombey and the World 507
    2. Chap. LII. Secret Intelligence 513
    3. Chap. LIII. More Intelligence 524
    4. Chap. LIV. The Fugitives 536
    5. Chap. LV. Rob the Grinder loses his Place 545
    6. Chap. LVI. Several People Delighted, and the Game Chicken Disgusted 554
    7. Chap. LVII. Another Wedding 571
    8. Chap. LVIII. After a Lapse 577
    9. Chap. LIX. Retribution 588
    10. Chap. LX. Chiefly Matrimonial 602
    11. Chap. LXI. Relenting 611
    12. Chap. LXII. Final 620
     

 

LIST OF PLATES.

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  2. FRONTISPIECE AND VIGNETTE
  3. MISS TOX INTRODUCES THE PARTY 10
  4. THE DOMBEY FAMILY 22
  5. THE CHRISTENING PARTY 40
  6. POLLY RESCUES THE CHARITABLE GRINDER 50
  7. PAUL AND MRS. PIPCHIN 75
  8. CAPTAIN CUTTLE CONSOLES HIS FRIEND 87
  9. DOCTOR BLIMBER'S YOUNG GENTLEMEN AS THEY APPEARED WHEN ENJOYING THEMSELVES 113
  10. PAUL'S EXERCISES 117
  11. PAUL GOES HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS 145
  12. PROFOUND COGITATION OF CAPTAIN CUTTLE 151
  13. POOR PAUL'S FRIEND 179
  14. THE WOODEN MIDSHIPMAN ON THE LOOK OUT 185
  15. MAJOR BAGSTOCK IS DELIGHTED TO HAVE THAT OPPORTUNITY 204
  16. MR. TOOTS BECOMES PARTICULAR—DIOGENES ALSO 223
  17. SOLEMN REFERENCE IS MADE TO MR. BUNSBY 238
  18. MR. CARKER INTRODUCES HIMSELF TO FLORENCE AND THE SKETTLES FAMILY 249
  19. JOE B. IS SLY, SIR; DEVILISH SLY 267
  20. MR. DOMBEY INTRODUCES HIS DAUGHTER FLORENCE 288
    1. THE EYES OF MRS. CHICK ARE OPENED TO LUCRETIA TOX 294
    2. COMING HOME FROM CHURCH 316
    3. A VISITOR OF DISTINCTION 325
    4. THE REJECTED ALMS 352
    5. MRS. DOMBEY AT HOME 366
    6. MISS TOX PAYS A VISIT TO THE TOODLE FAMILY 381
    7. THE MIDSHIPMAN IS BOARDED BY THE ENEMY 394
    8. A CHANCE MEETING 408
    9. MR. DOMBEY AND HIS "CONFIDENTIAL AGENT" 424
    10. FLORENCE PARTS FROM A VERY OLD FRIEND 439
    11. ABSTRACTION AND RECOGNITION 450
    12. FLORENCE AND EDITH ON THE STAIRCASE 469
    13. THE SHADOW IN THE LITTLE PARLOR 491
    14. MR. DOMBEY AND THE WORLD 508
    15. SECRET INTELLIGENCE 516
    16. MR. CARKER IN HIS HOUR OF TRIUMPH 539
    17. ON THE DARK ROAD 547
    18. AN ARRIVAL 565
    19. "LET HIM REMEMBER IT IN THAT ROOM, YEARS TO COME" 595
    20. ANOTHER WEDDING 607
    21.