Smollett, Tobias George: The Adventures Of Peregrine Pickle : In which are included, Memoirs Of A Lady Of Quality ; In Four Volumes : Vol. 1 / [Tobias George Smollet]. London. London : Selbstverl. ; London : Wilson, 1751
Smollett, Tobias George ; Wilson, D.:
The Contents Of The First Volume.
The Adventures Of Peregrine Pickle.
Chap. I. An account of Mr. Gamaliel Pickle. ...
Chap. II. He is made acquainted with the characters of Commodore Trunnion and his adherents; ...
Chap. III. Mrs. Grizzle exerts herself in finding a proper match for her brother; ...
Chap. IV. The behaviour of Mrs. Grizzle at the wedding, with an account of the guests.
Chap. V. Mrs. Pickle assumes the reins of government in her own family; ...
Chap. VI. Mrs. Grizzle is indefatigable in gratifying her sister's longings. ...
Chap. VII. Divers stratagems are invented and put in practice, in order to overcome the obstinacy of Trunnion, ...
Chap. VIII. Preparations are made for the commodore's wedding, which is delayed by an accident that hurried him the Lord knows whither.
Chap. IX. He is found by the lieutenant; reconducted to his own house; married to Mrs. Grizzle, ...
Chap. X. The commodore being in some cases restif, his lady has recourse to artifice in the establishment of her throne; ...
Chap. XI. Mrs. Trunnion erects a tyranny in the garrison, while her husband conceives an affection for his nephew Perry, ...
Chap. XII. Peregrine is sent to a boarding-school, becomes remarkable for his genius and ambition.
Chap. XIII. He exercises his talents at the expence of the school-master, whose character and business declining, he desires to the recalled.
Chap. XIV. The commodore takes Peregrine under his own care. ...
Chap. XV. The triumvirate turn the stream of their wit upon the commodore, ...
Chap. XVI. He is also by their device engaged in an adventure with the exciseman, who does not find his account in his own drollery.
Chap. XVII. The commodore detects the machinations of the conspirators, and hires a tutor for Peregrine, whom he settles at Winchester school.
Chap. XVIII. Peregrine distinguishes himself among his school-fellows, exposes his tutor, and attracts the particular notice of the master.
Chap. XIX. He is concerned in a dangerous adventure with a contain gardener; ...
Chap. XX. The governors tamper with their pupils. Peregrine is deserted, prevailed upon to return, and submit to correction; ...
Chap. XXI. He inquires into the situation of his young lady with whom he is enamoured; elopes from school; ...
Chap. XXII. His messenger meets with a misfortune, to which he applies a very extraordinary expedient that is attended with stange consequences.
Chap. XXIII. Peregrine is summoned to attend his uncle, is more and more hated by his own mother; ...
Chap. XXIV. Trunnion is enraget at the conduct of Pickle. Peregrine resents the injustice of his mother, to whom he explains his sentimens in a letter. ...
Chap. XXV. He is insulted by his tutor, whom he lampoons; makes considerable progress in polite literature; ...
Chap. XXVI. After sundry unsuccessful efforts, he finds means to come to an explanation with his mistress; and a reconciliation ensues.
Chap. XXVII. He atchieves an adventure at the assembly, and quarrels with his governor.
Chap. XXVIII. He receives a letter from his aunt, breaks with the commodore, and disobliges the lieutenant, who, nevertheless, undertakes his cause.
Chap. XXIX. He becomes melancholy and despondent; is favoured with a condescending letter from his uncle, reconciles himself to governor, ...
Chap. XXX. They meet with a dreadful alarm on the road, arrive at their journey's end. ...
Chap. XXXI. Peregrine is overtaken by Mr. Gauntlet, with whom he fights a duel, and contracts an intimate friendship. ...
Chap. XXXII. He projects a plan of revenge, which is executed against the curate.
Chap. XXXIII. Mr. Sackbut and his pupil conspire against Peregrine, who being apprized of their design by his sister, ...
Chap. XXXIV. The two young gentlemen display their talents for gallantry, in the course of which they are involved in a ludicrous circumstance of distress, ...
Chap. XXXV. Peregrine has an interview with his sister Julia. Is interrupted and attacked by his mother, and relieved by his friend Gauntlet. ...
Chap. XXXVI. The commodore sends a challenge to Gamaliel, and is imposed upon by a waggish invention of the lieutenant, Peregrine and Gauntlet.
Chap. XXXVII. Peregrine takes leave of his aunt and sister, sets out from the garison, parts with his uncle and Hatchway on the road, ...
Chap. XXXVIII. He adjusts the method of his correspondence with Gauntlet; meets by accident with an Italian Charlatan, ...