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PAGE. CHAP. IX. Two Ladies of great distinction intro-


264 duced. Superior finery ever seems to confer su-

CHAP. I. The description of the Family of Wake- perior breeding,


field, in which a kindred likeness prevails, as X. The Family endeavour to cope with their

well of minds as of persons,

265 betters. The miseries of the poor, when they

II. Family misfortunes—the loss of fortune only attempt to appear above their circumstances, 279

serves to increase the pride of the worthy, 266 XI. The Family still resolve to hold up their

III. A Migration--the fortunate circumstances of heads,


our lives, are generally found at last to be of our XII. Fortune seems resolved to humble the fa.

own procuring,

267 mily of Wakefield-mortifications are often

IV. A proof that even the humblest fortune may more powerful than real calamities,

grant happiness, which depends not on circum-

XIII. Mr Burchell is found to be an enemy; for

stances, but constitution, :

270 he has the confidence to give disagreeable advice, 284

V. A new and great acquaintance introduced XIV. Fresh mortifications, or a demonstration

what we place most hopes upon, generally that seeming calamities may be real blessings, 285

proves most fatal,

271 | XV. All Mr Burchell's villainy at once detected.

Vİ. The happiness of a Country Fireside, 272 The folly of being over wise,


VII. A turn-out described. The dullest fellows XVI. The Family use art, which is opposed by

may learn to be comical for a night or two, 273

still greater,


VIII. An amour, which promises little good for-

XVII. Scarcely any virtue found to resist the

tune, yet may be productive of much,

275 power of long and pleasing temptation, 290



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CHAP. I. Description of a palace in a valley,

CHAP. XXVI. The Princess continues her re-

II. The discontent of Rasselas in the Happy Val. marks upon private life,

. 353



XXVII. Disquisition upon greatness,


Ill. The wants of him that wants nothing, 335 XXVIII. Rasselas and Nekayah continue their

IV. The Prince continues to grieve and muse, ib. conversation,


V. The Prince meditates his escape,

336 XXIX. The debate on marriage continued, 355

VI. A dissertation on the art of flying,

337 XXX. Imlac enters and changes the conversation, 356

VII. The Prince finds a man of learning, 338 XXXI. They visit the Pyramids,


VIII. The History of Imlac,

339 XXXII. They enter the Pyramid,


IX. The History of Imlac continued,

340 XXXIII. The Princess meets with an unexpect-

X. Imlac's History continued. A dissertation ed misfurtune,


upon Poetry,

341 XXXIV. They return to Cairo without Pekuah, 359

XI. Imlac's narrative continued. A hint on pil. XXXV. The Princess languishes for want of Pe-





Xil. The Story of Imlac continued,

343 XXXVI. Pekuah is still remembered. The


XIII. Rasselas discovers the means of escape, 344 gress of sorrow,


XIV. Rasselas and Imlac receive an unexpected XXXVII. The Princess hears news of Pekuah, ib.

visit, .

345 XXXVIII. The adventures of the Lady Pekuah, 362

XV. The Prince and Princess leave the Valley, XXXIX. The adventures of Pekuah continued,' 363

and see many wonders,

ib. XL. The history of a man of learning,


XVI. They enter Cairo, and find every man XLI. The astronomer discovers the cause of his


346 uneasiness,


XVII. The Prince associates with young men of XLII. The opinion of the astronomer is explained

spirit and gaiety,

347 and justified,


XVIII. The Prince finds a wise and happy man, 348 XLIII. The astronomer leaves Imlac his direc.

XIX. A glimpse of pastoral life,



XX. The danger of prosperity,

349 XLIV. The dangerous prevalence of imagina-

XXI. The happiness of solitude. The Hermit's tion,



ib. XLV. They discourse with an old man, 368

XXII. The happiness of a life led according to XLVI. The Princess and Pekuah visit the astro-


350 nomer,


XXIII. The Prince and his sister divide between XLVII. The Prince enters, and brings a new

them the work of observation,

351 topic,


XXIV. The Prince examines the happiness of XLVIII. Imlac discourses on the nature of the

high stations, .

ib. soul,


XXV. The Princess pursues her inquiry with XLIX. The conclusion, in which nothing is con-

more diligence than success,

352 cluded,



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CHAP. XIV. He feels the distresses of poverty

_He is put on a method of relieving them-An


account of its success, .


XV. Another attempt to retrieve his circumstan-


417 ces, the consequences of which are still more fa-

CHAP. I. In which are some particulars previous tal,


to the commencement of the main story, 419 XVI. The miseries of him whose punishment is

II. More introductory matter,

421 inflicted by conscience,


III. The openings of two characters, with which XVII. His father is acquainted with Annesly's

the reader may afterwards be better acquaint- situation_His behaviour in consequence of it, 441


422 XVIII. His sister pays him another visit—A de-

IV. A very brief account of their education, 423

scription of what passed in the prison, 442

V. Paternal instructions of suspicion and con- XIX. The fate of Annesly detennined-Sin.

fidence-Ridicule-Religion—True pleasure- dall's friendship, and the gratitude of Harriet, 443

Caution to the female sex,

424 XX. An accident, which may be possibly be ima-

VI. In continuation Of knowledge-Knowledge gined somewhat more than accidental, 445

of the world— Politeness-Honour-Another XXI. An acount of Annesly's departure, 447

rule of action suggested,

425 | XXII. Harriet is informed of her brother's de.

VII. Introducing a new and capital character, 427 parture-Sheleaves London on her return home, ib.

VIII. The footing on which he stood with An. XXIII. Harriet proceeds on her journey with Ry-

nesly and his family,

428 land—A very daring attack is made upon them

IX. Young Annesly goes to Oxford_The Friend-


ship of Sindall-Its consequences, .

- The consequences,

429 XXIV. The situation of Harriet, and the con.

X. A very gross attempt is made on Annesly's duct of Sindall—They proceed homeward-

honour, .

430 Some incidents in their journey,


XI. Annesly gives farther proofs of depravity of XXV. Something farther of Mr Rawlinson, 453

manners—The effect it has on his father, and XXVI. Captain Cainplin is again introduced-

the consequences with regard to his connexion The situation of Miss Annesly, with that gen-

with Sindall,

431 tleman's concern in her affairs,


XII. The plan which Sindall forms for oblitera- XXVII. The effects which the event contained

ting the stain which the character of his friend in the preceding chapter had on Mr Annesly, . 455

had suffered,

433 XXVUÍ. The arrival of Mr Rawlinson-Annes-

XIII. He reaches London, where he remains ley's discourse with him—That gentleman's ac-

longer than was expected–The effects of his count of his friend's illness, and its consequen-

stay there, ·







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