Sketches by Boz, by Charles Dickens

Table of Contents

  1. Our Parish
    1. Chapter I— The Beadle. The Parish Engine. The Schoolmaster.
    2. Chapter ii — The Curate. The Old Lady. The Half–Pay Captain
    3. Chapter iii — The Four Sisters
    4. Chapter iv — The Election for Beadle
    5. Chapter V— The Broker’s Man
    6. Mr Bung’s Narrative
    7. Chapter vi — The Ladies’ Societies
    8. Chapter vii — Our Next–Door Neighbour
  2. Scenes
    1. Chapter I— The Streets — Morning
    2. Chapter ii — The Streets — Night
    3. Chapter iii — Shops and Their Tenants
    4. Chapter iv — Scotland–Yard
    5. Chapter V— Seven Dials
    6. Chapter vi — Meditations in Monmouth–Street
    7. Chapter vii — Hackney–Coach Stands
    8. Chapter viii — Doctors’ Commons
    9. Chapter ix — London Recreations
    10. Chapter X— The River
    11. Chapter xi — Astley’s
    12. Chapter xii — Greenwich Fair
    13. Chapter xiii — Private Theatres
    14. Chapter xiv — Vauxhall–Gardens by Day
    15. Chapter xv — Early Coaches
    16. Chapter xvi — Omnibuses
    17. Chapter xvii — The Last Cab–Driver, and the First Omnibus Cad
    18. Chapter xviii — A Parliamentary Sketch
    19. Chapter xix — Public Dinners
    20. Chapter xx — The First of May
    21. Chapter xxi — Brokers’ and Marine–Store Shops
    22. Chapter xxii — Gin–Shops
    23. Chapter xxiii — The Pawnbroker’s Shop
    24. Chapter xxiv — Criminal Courts
    25. Chapter xxv — A Visit to Newgate
  3. Characters
    1. Chapter I— Thoughts About People
    2. Chapter ii — A Christmas Dinner
    3. Chapter iii — The New Year
    4. Chapter iv — Miss Evans and the Eagle
    5. Chapter V— The Parlour Orator
    6. Chapter vi — The Hospital Patient
    7. Chapter vii — The Misplaced Attachment of Mr. John Dounce
    8. Chapter viii — The Mistaken Milliner. A Tale of Ambition
    9. Chapter ix — The Dancing Academy
    10. Chapter X— Shabby–Genteel People
    11. Chapter xi — Making a Night of it
    12. Chapter xii — The Prisoners’ Van
  4. Tales
    1. Chapter I— The Boarding–House.
    2. Chapter the First.
    3. Chapter the Second.
    4. Chapter ii — Mr. Minns and His Cousin
    5. Chapter iii — Sentiment
    6. Chapter iv — The Tuggses at Ramsgate
    7. Chapter V— Horatio Sparkins
    8. Chapter vi — The Black Veil
    9. Chapter vii — The Steam Excursion
    10. Chapter viii — The Great Winglebury Duel
    11. Chapter ix — Mrs. Joseph Porter
    12. Chapter X— A Passage in the Life of Mr. Watkins Tottle
    13. Chapter the First
    14. Chapter the Second
    15. Chapter xi — The Bloomsbury Christening
    16. Chapter xii — The Drunkard’s Death
  5. Sketches of Young Gentlemen
    1. The Bashful Young Gentleman
    2. The Out–And–Out Young Gentleman
    3. The Very Friendly Young Gentleman
    4. The Military Young Gentleman
    5. The Political Young Gentleman
    6. The Domestic Young Gentleman
    7. The Censorious Young Gentleman
    8. The Funny Young Gentleman
    9. The Theatrical Young Gentleman
    10. The Poetical Young Gentleman
    11. The ‘Throwing–Off’ Young Gentleman
    12. The Young Ladies’ Young Gentleman
    13. Conclusion
  6. Sketches of Young Couples
    1. The Young Couple
    2. The Formal Couple
    3. The Loving Couple
    4. The Contradictory Couple
    5. The Couple who Dote Upon Their Children
    6. The Cool Couple
    7. The Plausible Couple
    8. The Nice Little Couple
    9. The Egotistical Couple
    10. The Couple who Coddle Themselves
    11. The Old Couple
    12. Conclusion
  7. The Mudfog and Other Sketches
    1. Public Life of Mr. Tulrumble — Once Mayor of Mudfog
    2. FULL REPORT Of the FIRST MEETING Of the MUDFOG ASSOCIATION FOR The ADVANCEMENT OF EVERYTHING
    3. FULL REPORT Of the SECOND MEETING Of the MUDFOG ASSOCIATION FOR The ADVANCEMENT OF EVERYTHING
    4. The Pantomime of Life
    5. Some Particulars Concerning a Lion
    6. Mr. Robert Bolton: The ‘Gentleman Connected with the Press’
    7. Familiar Epistle from a Parent to a Child Aged Two Years and Two Months

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