Evelina, by Fanny Burney

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  1. I had scarce shut the garden gate
  2. Title page
  3. Introduction
  4. Contents
  5. List of Illustrations
  6. Preface
  7. Letter I
  8. A waiting-girl at a tavern
  9. Thus it has happened that the education of the father, daughter, and granddaughter has devolved on me
  10. Dressing my hair
  11. ‘Madam — may I presume?’
  12. ‘What have you done with your lovely partner
  13. At Ranelagh
  14. ‘Is that he?’
  15. With an air of gallantry
  16. ‘My God! what shall I do?’
  17. ‘Hark you, Mrs. Frog, you’d best hold your tongue’
  18. Introduced by the name of Monsieur Du Bois
  19. Their conversation was supported with great vehemence
  20. Held a candle to Madame Duval, that he might have a more complete view of her disaster
  21. The young ladies began to examine my dress
  22. Madame Duval, accompanied by Monsieur Du Bois
  23. Monsieur Du Bois making his defence
  24. ‘Doubtless, Ma’am, everything must be infinitely novel to you
  25. ‘So we’ve caught you at the glass’
  26. Her eyes sparkled with fury
  27. Again I stood suspended
  28. ‘For Heaven’s sake, what is the matter?’
  29. As if I had addressed myself wholly to him
  30. ‘O you creature!’
  31. M. Du Bois put his hand upon his sword
  32. ‘Come here, child’
  33. ‘Pray, ladies, don’t be frightened, for I will walk my horse
  34. Sir Clement caught my hand
  35. Madame Duval implored their mercy
  36. ‘Mr. Mirvan, I have brought a petitioner’
  37. She endeavoured to adjust her head-dress
  38. She called me to account very roughly
  39. The Captain took me aside
  40. The violence of their mirth
  41. In profound and melancholy meditation
  42. Most officiously handed me to a great chair
  43. ‘Pray don’t be so coy’
  44. M. Du Bois walked by the side of the chair
  45. ‘Well, now, ladies, I think we sit very well’
  46. Seated on a window with Mr. Brown
  47. We were followed by Mr. Smith, who came to make excuses
  48. Mr. Smith ran away with me
  49. The Miss Branghtons screamed
  50. ‘O ho, my little runaway, have I found you at last?’
  51. ‘I can’t think where she can be’
  52. As fast as ever they could tear her along
  53. ‘Pray, Sir, won’t you sit down yourself
  54. Young Branghton burst into a loud laugh
  55. ‘Madam! — for Heaven’s sake’
  56. His behaviour is more unaccountable than ever
  57. Mr. Smith sat indolently quiet on his chair
  58. ‘I’ve the greatest mind in the world to box your ears’
  59. In vain his daughter pleaded
  60. They frequently looked back
  61. We were moved on between them
  62. Tormenting Mr. Brown
  63. A shower of rain made us hasten
  64. ‘Ah, tu me rends la vie!’ cried he
  65. Raising his eyes in thankfulness towards heaven
  66. Everybody I see takes notice of my being altered
  67. My good friends tease me about my gravity
  68. Planning for the future
  69. Much incommoded by three gentlemen
  70. Surrounded the chair of Lady Louisa Larpent
  71. They pranced about the room, making bows
  72. In our way downstairs
  73. Lord Merton caught my hand, saying the day was his own
  74. The young lady entered the pump-room
  75. Followed by a party of young men
  76. A copy of verses had been dropped in the pump-room
  77. Presented one of them to Lord Orville, another to me
  78. Vehemently demanded him to return it
  79. I found myself already before him
  80. ‘Miss Anville, don’t you walk with us?’
  81. Miss Mirvan and I jumped on our chairs


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