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VILLETTE.



AUTHOR OF "JANE EYRE," "SHIRLEY," ETC.



IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. I.



LONDON:
SMITH, ELDER & CO., 65, CORNHILL.

SMITH, TAYLOR & CO., BOMBAY.


1853.

The Author of this work reserves the right of translating it.



London:
Printed by Stewart and Murray,
Old Bailey.



CONTENTS OF VOL. I.


Chapter Page
I. Bretton 1
II. Paulina 15
III. The Playmates 28
IV. Miss Marchmont 61
V. Turning a New Leaf 77
VI. London 86
VII. Villette 109
VIII. Madame Beck 127
IX. Isidore 155
X. Dr. John 177
XI. The Portresse's Cabinet 191
XII. The Casket 204
XIII. A Sneeze out of Season 225
XIV. The Fête 245
XVI. The Long Vacation 301



CONTENTS OF VOL. II.


Chapter Page
XVII. Auld Lang Syne 1
XVIII. La Terrasse 29
XIX. We quarrel 47
XX. The Cleopatra 61
XXI. The Concert 85
XXII. Reaction 126
XXIII. The Letter 160
XXIV. Vashti 179
XXV. M. de Bassompierre 205
XXVI. The Little Countess 232
XXVII. A Burial 259
XXVIII. The Hotel Crécy 288



CONTENTS OF VOL. III.


Chapter Page
XXX. The Watchguard 1
XXXI. Monsieur's Fête 25
XXXII. M. Paul 52
XXXIII. The Dryad 73
XXXIV. The First Letter 94
XXXV. M. Paul keeps his Promise 112
XXXVI. Malevola 129
XXXVII. Fraternity 152
XXXVIII. The Apple of Discord 176
XXXIX. Sunshine 204
XL. Cloud 234
XLI. Old and New Acquaintance 281
XLII. The Happy Pair 303
XVIII. Faubourg Clotilde 316
XLIV. Finis 344