The Egoist

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Wordsworth Editions, 1995 - Fiction - 434 pages
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Contents

A Chapter of which the Last Page Only is of Importance
3
A Minor Incident Showing an Hereditary Aptitude in the Use of the Knife
7
The Young Sir Willoughby
9
Constantia Durham
14
Letitia Dale
20
Clara Middleton
31
His Courtship
38
The Betrothed
46
At the Railway Station
222
The Return
229
and He Receives Much Instruction
235
o Treating of the Dinnerparty at Mrs Mountstuart Jenkinsons
251
Sir Willoughby Attempts and Achieves Pathos
259
Let it in Dale Discovers a Spiritual Change and Dr Middleton a Physical
268
In which the Comic Muse has an Eye on Two Good Souls
276
Mrs Mountstuart and Sir Willoughby
282

A Walk with the Master
56
They are Compared
63
In which Sir Willoughby Chances to Supply the Title for Himself
72
The Doubleblossom Wild Cherrytree
85
Miss Middleton and Mr Vernon Whitford
95
The First Effort after Freedom i oo 14 Sir Willoughby and Letitia
109
The Petition for a Release
117
Clara and Letitia
126
The Porcelain Vase
133
Colonel De Craye
139
Colonel De Craye and Clara Middleton
146
An Aged and Great Wine
156
Claras Meditations
165
The Ride
174
Treats of the Union of Temper and Policy
185
Contains an Instance of the Generosity of Willoughby
195
The Flight in Wild Weather
205
Vernon in Pursuit
217
Miss Middleton and Mrs Mountstuart
293
Animated Conversation at a Luncheontable
306
Contains Clever Fencing and Intimations of the Need For It
315
In which We Take a Step to the Centre of Egoism
323
In the Heart of the Egoist
328
Sir Willoughby and Ltetitia with Young Crossjay under a Coverlet
334
The Revd Dr Middleton Clara and Sir Willoughby
343
Shows the Divining Arts of a Perceptive Mind
355
In which Sir Willoughby is Led To Think that the Elements Have Conspired Against Him
367
the Ladies Eleanor and Isabel and Mr Dale
380
Mr Dale Lady Busshe and Lady Culmer with Mrs Mountstuart Jenkinsm
388
The Scene of Sir Willoughbys Generalship
395
Sir Willoughby and His Friend Horace De Craye
406
The Lovers
415
Ltetitia and Sir Willoughby
424
Upon which the Curtain Falls
431
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George Meredith 1828-1909 George Meredith was born on February 12, 1828 in Portsmouth, England. He was a poet, novelist, and essayist of Victorian England and wrote 15 full-length novels, eight collections of poetry, and numerous minor works. Meredith is best known for powerful imagery, brilliant psychological insights, and carefully chosen diction. His works include The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, The Egoist, The Adventures of Harry Richmond, and Diana of the Crossways. His last collection of poems A Reading of Life, with Other Poems was published in 1901. In 1905 he was awarded the Order of Merit. He died on May 18, 1909.

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