Pickwick papers (Google eBook)

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Ticknor and Fields, 1866
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Contents

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II
12
III
24
IV
40
V
55
VI
72
VII
97
VIII
113
XVI
225
XVII
239
XVIII
256
XIX
267
XX
280
XXI
294
XXII
312
XXIII
328

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X
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XI
153
XII
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XIII
182
XIV
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XV
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XXIV
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XXV
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XXVI
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XXVII
386
XXVIII
399
XXIX
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Page 18 - Mr. Winkle, stooping forward with his body half doubled up, was being assisted over the ice by Mr. Weller, in a very singular and un-swanlike manner, when Mr. Pickwick most innocently shouted from the opposite bank, '"Sam!' '"Sir?' said Mr. Weller. '"Here, I want you.
Page 91 - Here a voice in the gallery exclaimed aloud, " Quite right too, Samivel ; quite right. Put it down a we, my Lord, put it down a we.
Page 60 - Tain't in poetry, is it?' interposed the father. ' No, no,' replied Sam. 'Werry glad to hear it,' said Mr. Weller. 'Poetry's unnat'ral ; no man ever talked in poetry 'cept a beadle on boxin...
Page 81 - ... at Mrs. Bardell's house. I shall show you that Mrs. Bardell, during the whole of that time, waited on him, attended to his comforts, cooked his meals, looked out his linen for the washer-woman when it went abroad, darned, aired, and prepared it for wear, when it came home, and, in short, enjoyed his fullest trust and confidence. I shall show you, that, on many occasions, he gave halfpence, and on some occasions even sixpences, to her little boy; and I shall prove to you, by a witness, whose testimony...
Page 81 - ... to their solemn contract ; and I am in a situation to prove to you, on the testimony of three of his own friends most unwilling witnesses, gentlemen most unwilling witnesses that on that morning he was discovered by them holding the plaintiff in his arms, and soothing her agitation by his caresses and endearments.
Page 17 - Hold up, Sir." This last observation of Mr. Weller's bore reference to a demonstration Mr. Winkle made at the instant, of a frantic desire to throw his feet in the air, and dash the back of his head on the ice. "These these are very awkward skaits; ain't they, Sam? " inquired Mr. Winkle, staggering. "I'm afeerd there's a orkard gen'lm'n in 'em, Sir," replied Sam. "Now, Winkle,
Page 82 - ... sensitive and confiding female to be trifled away, by such shallow artifices as these ? The next has no date whatever, which is in itself suspicious. ' Dear Mrs. B., I shall not be at home till to-morrow. Slow coach.' And then follows this very remarkable expression ' Don't trouble yourself about the warming-pan.
Page 79 - Mr. Bardell was a man of his word, Mr. Bardell was no deceiver, Mr. Bardell was once a single gentleman himself; to single gentlemen I look for protection, for assistance, for comfort, and for consolation ; in single gentlemen I shall perpetually see something to remind me of what Mr.
Page 79 - I look for protection, for assistance, for comfort, and for consolation; in single gentlemen I shall perpetually see something to remind me of what Mr. Bardell was, when he first won my young and untried affections. To a single gentleman, then, shall my lodgings be let.
Page 91 - I never had occasion to spell it more than once or twice in my life, but I spells it with a

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