Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens

Table of Contents

  1. Treats of the Place where Oliver Twist was Born and of the Circumstances Attending His Birth
  2. Treats of Oliver Twist’s Growth, Education, and Board
  3. Relates How Oliver Twist was Very Near Getting a Place which Would Not have Been a Sinecure
  4. Oliver, Being Offered Another Place, Makes His First Entry into Public Life
  5. Oliver Mingles with New Associates. Going to a Funeral for the First Time, he Forms an Unfavourable Notion of His Master’s Business
  6. Oliver, Being Goaded by the Taunts of Noah, Rouses into Action, and Rather Astonishes Him
  7. Oliver Continues Refractory
  8. Oliver Walks to London. He Encounters on the Road a Strange Sort of Young Gentleman
  9. Containing Further Particulars Concerning the Pleasant Old Gentleman, and His Hopeful Pupils
  10. Oliver Becomes Better Acquainted with the Characters of His New Associates; and Purchases Experience at a High Price. Being a Short, but Very Important Chapter, in this History
  11. Treats of Mr. Fang the Police Magistrate; and Furnishes a Slight Specimen of His Mode of Administering Justice
  12. In which Oliver is Taken Better Care of than he Ever was Before. And in which the Narrative Reverts to the Merry Old Gentleman and His Youthful Friends.
  13. Some New Acquaintances are Introduced to the Intelligent Reader, Connected with Whom Various Pleasant Matters are Related, Appertaining to this History
  14. Comprising Further Particulars of Oliver’s Stay at Mr. Brownlow’s, with the Remarkable Prediction which One Mr. Grimwig Uttered Concerning Him, when he Went Out on an Errand
  15. Showing How Very Fond of Oliver Twist, the Merry Old Jew and Miss Nancy Were
  16. Relates what Became of Oliver Twist, After he had Been Claimed by Nancy
  17. Oliver’s Destiny Continuing Unpropitious, Brings a Great Man to London to Injure His Reputation
  18. How Oliver Passed His Time in the Improving Society of His Reputable Friends
  19. In which a Notable Plan is Discussed and Determined on
  20. Wherein Oliver is Delivered Over to Mr. William Sikes
  21. The Expedition
  22. The Burglary
  23. Which Contains the Substance of a Pleasant Conversation Between Mr. Bumble and a Lady; and Shows that Even a Beadle May Be Susceptible on Some Points
  24. Treats on a Very Poor Subject. But is a Short One, and May Be Found of Importance in this History
  25. Wherein this History Reverts to Mr. Fagin and Company
  26. In which a Mysterious Character Appears Upon the Scene; and Many Things, Inseparable from this History, are Done and Performed
  27. Atones for the Unpoliteness of a Former Chapter; which Deserted a Lady, Most Unceremoniously
  28. Looks After Oliver, and Proceeds with His Adventures
  29. Has an Introductory Account of the Inmates of the House, to which Oliver Resorted
  30. Relates what Oliver’s New Visitors Thought of Him
  31. Involves a Critical Position
  32. Of the Happy Life Oliver Began to Lead with His Kind Friends
  33. Wherein the Happiness of Oliver and His Friends, Experiences a Sudden Check
  34. Contains Some Introductory Particulars Relative to a Young Gentleman who Now Arrives Upon the Scene; and a New Adventure Which Happened to Oliver
  35. Containing the Unsatisfactory Result of Oliver’s Adventure; and a Conversation of Some Importance Between Harry Maylie and Rose
  36. Is a Very Short One, and May Appear of No Great Importance in its Place, but it Should Be Read Notwithstanding, as a Sequel to the Last, and a Key to One that Will Follow when its Time Arrives
  37. In which the Reader May Perceive a Contrast, Not Uncommon in Matrimonial Cases
  38. Containing an Account of what Passed Between Mr. And Mrs. Bumble, and Mr. Monks, at Their Nocturnal Interview
  39. Introduces Some Respectable Characters with Whom the Reader is Already Acquainted, and Shows How Monks and the Jew Laid Their Worthy Heads Together
  40. A Strange Interview, which is a Sequel to the Last Chamber
  41. Containing Fresh Discoveries, and Showing that Suprises, Like Misfortunes, Seldom Come Alone
  42. An Old Acquaintance of Oliver’s, Exhibiting Decided Marks of Genius, Becomes a Public Character in the Metropolis
  43. Wherein is Shown How the Artful Dodger Got into Trouble
  44. The Time Arrives for Nancy to Redeem Her Pledge to Rose Maylie. She Fails.
  45. Noah Claypole is Employed by Fagin on a Secret Mission
  46. The Appointment Kept
  47. Fatal Consequences
  48. The Flight of Sikes
  49. Monks and Mr. Brownlow at Length Meet. Their Conversation, and the Intelligence that Interrupts it
  50. The Pursuit and Escape
  51. Affording an Explanation of More Mysteries than One, and Comprehending a Proposal of Marriage with No Word of Settlement or Pin–Money
  52. Fagin’s Last Night Alive
  53. and Last

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