Amelia by Henry Fielding Page 1 of 633

CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION.
DEDICATION.

AMELIA.
VOL. I
BOOK I.
Chapter i. - Containing the exordium, &c.
Chapter ii. - The history sets out. Observations on the excellency of the English constitution and curious examinations before a justice of peace.
Chapter iii. - Containing the inside of a prison.
Chapter iv. - Disclosing further secrets of the prison-house.
Chapter v. - Containing certain adventures which befel Mr. Booth in the prison.
Chapter vi. - Containing the extraordinary behaviour of Miss Matthews on her meeting with Booth, and some endeavours to prove, by reason and authority, that it is possible for a woman to appear to be what she really is not.


Chapter vii. - In which Miss Matthews begins her history.
Chapter viii. - The history of Miss Matthews continued.
Chapter ix. - In which Miss Matthews concludes her relation.
Chapter x. - Table-talk, consisting of a facetious discourse that passed in the prison.

BOOK II.

Chapter i. - In which Captain Booth begins to relate his history.
Chapter ii. - Mr. Booth continues his story. In this chapter there are some passages that may serve as a kind of touchstone by which a young lady may examine the heart of her lover. I would advise, therefore, that every lover be obliged to read it over
Chapter iii. - The narrative continued. More of the touchstone.
Chapter iv. - The story of Mr. Booth continued. In this chapter the reader will perceive a glimpse of the character of a very good divine, with some matters of a very tender kind.
Chapter v. - Containing strange revolutions of fortune



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