The Last Chronicle of Barset

The Last Chronicle of Barset  (1867) 
by Anthony Trollope

Sixth and final book in the Chronicles of Barsetshire, published in two volumes

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[The right of Translation is reserved.]

Frontispiece to Volume One

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Mr. Crawley before the Magistrates.


I. How did he get it? 1
II. By Heavens he had better not 12
III. The Archdeacon's Threat 20
IV. The Clergyman's House at Hogglestock 25
V. What the World thought about it 33
VI. Grace Crawley 39
VII. Miss Prettyman's Private Room 49
VIII. Mr. Crawley is taken to Silverbridge 59
IX. Grace Crawley goes to Allington 73
X. Dinner at Framley Court 82
XI The Bishop sends his Inhibition 88
XII. Mr. Crawley seeks for Sympathy 97
XIII. The Bishop's Angel 105
XIV. Major Grantly consults a friend 115
XV. Up in London 121
XVI. Down at Allington 132
XVII. Mr. Crawley is summoned to Barchester 145
XVIII. The Bishop of Barchester is Crushed 154
XIX. Where did it come from? 164
XX. What Mr. Walker thought about it 169
XXI. Mr. Robarts on his Embassy 176
XXII. Major Grantly at Home 184
XXIII. Miss Lily Dale's Resolution 193
XXIV. Mrs. Dobbs Broughton's Dinner-party 203
XXV. Miss Madalina Demolines 217
XXVI. The Picture 226
XXVII. A Hero at Home 233
XXVIII. Showing how Major Grantly took a Walk 241
XXIX. Miss Lily Dale's Logic 248
XXX. Showing what Major Grantly did after his Walk 253
XXXI. Showing how Major Grantly returned to Guestwick 258
XXXII. Mr. Toogood 265
XXXIII. The Plumstead Foxes 281
XXXIV. Mrs. Proudie sends for her Lawyer 289
XXXV. Lily Dale writes Two Words in her Book 297
XXXVI. Grace Crawley returns Home 313
XXXVII. Hook Court 318
XXXVIII. Jael 327
XXXIX. A new Flirtation 337
XL. Mr. Toogood's Ideas about Society 344
XLI. Grace Crawley at Home 351
XLII. Mr. Toogood travels professionally 361
XLIII. Mr. Crosbie goes into the City 375


Mr. Crawley before the Magistrates Frontispiece
Mr. and Mrs. Crawley to face page 6
"I love you as though you were my own," said the Schoolmistress {{{1}}} 47
"A Convicted Thief," repeated Mrs. Proudie {{{1}}} 90
"Speak out, Dan" {{{1}}} 104
Grace Crawley is introduced to Squire Dale {{{1}}} 140
Farmer Mangle and Mr. Crawley {{{1}}} 152
"She's more like Eleanor than any one else" {{{1}}} 186
"I am very glad to have the opportunity of shaking hands with you" {{{1}}} 207
"What do you think of it, Mrs. Broughton?" {{{1}}} 228
Squire Dale and Major Grantly {{{1}}} 247
"Never mind Mr. Henry" {{{1}}} 285
Lily wishes that they might swear to be Brother and Sister {{{1}}} 304
She read the beginning—"Dearest Grace" {{{1}}} 314
"Mamma, I've got something to tell you" {{{1}}} 358
Mr. Toogood and the old Waiter {{{1}}} 363

Frontispiece to Volume Two

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"It's dogged as does it"


XLIV. "I suppose I must let you have it" 1
XLV. Lily Dale goes to London 6
XLVI. The Bayswater Romance 16
XLVII. Dr. Tempest at the Palace 25
XLVIII. The Softness of Sir Raffle Buffle 41
XLIX. Near the Close 49
L. Lady Lufton's Proposition 63
LI. Mrs. Dobbs Broughton piles her Fagots 73
LII. Why don't you have an "it" for yourself? 87
LIII. Rotten Row 97
LIV The Clerical Commission 106
LV. Framley Parsonage 115
LVI. The Archdeacon goes to Framley 121
LVII. A Double Pledge 135
LVIII. The Cross-grainedness of Men 145
LIX. A Lady presents her Compliments to Miss L. D. 157
LX. The End of Jael and Sisera 169
LXI. "It's dogged as does it" 181
LXII. Mr. Crawley's Letter to the Dean 193
LXIII. Two Visitors to Hogglestock 205
LXIV. The Tragedy in Hook Court 217
LXV. Miss Van Siever makes her Choice 224
LXVI. Requiescat in Pace 232
LXVII. In Memoriam 241
LXVIII. The Obstinacy of Mr. Crawley 251
LXIX. Mr. Crawley's last Appearance in his own Pulpit 259
LXX. Mrs. Arabin is caught 265
LXXI. Mr. Toogood at Silverbridge 275
LXXII. Mr. Toogood at "The Dragon of Wantly" 283
LXXIII. There is Comfort at Plumstead 289
LXXIV. The Crawleys are informed 296
LXXV. Madalina's Heart is bleeding 304
LXXVI. I think he is light of Heart 313
LXXVII. The shattered Tree 320
LXXVIII. The Arabins return to Barchester 327
LXXIX. Mr. Crawley speaks of his Coat 337
LXXX. Miss Demolines desires to become a Finger-post 344
LXXXI. Barchester Cloisters 356
LXXXII. The Last Scene at Hogglestock 361
LXXXIII. Mr. Crawley is conquered 373
LXXXIV. Conclusion 380


"It's dogged as does it" Frontispiece
They pronounced her to be very much like a Lady to face page 8
"As right as a Trivet, Uncle" {{{1}}} 46
Posy and her Grandpapa {{{1}}} 57
Mrs. Dobbs Broughton piles her Fagots {{{1}}} 82
"Because of Papa's Disgrace" {{{1}}} 120
"But it will never pass away," said Grace {{{1}}} 142
"Honour thy Father,—that thy Days may be long in the Land" {{{1}}} 156
Mrs. Proudie's Emissary {{{1}}} 210
"You do not know what starving is, my dear" {{{1}}} 228
"They will come to hear a ruined Man declare his own Ruin" {{{1}}} 260
"No Sale after all?" {{{1}}} 281
These are the young Hogglestockians, are they?" {{{1}}} 297
The Last Denial {{{1}}} 324
"What is it that I behold?" {{{1}}} 351
"Peradventure he signifies his Consent" {{{1}}} 371

This work was published before January 1, 1927, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.