Henrietta Temple : A Love Story, by Benjamin Disraeli

Table of Contents

Book i.

  1. Some Account of the Family of Armine, and Especially of Sir Ferdinand and of Sir Ratcliffe.
  2. Armine Described.
  3. Arrival of Glastonbury.
  4. Progress of Affairs at Armine.
  5. A Domestic Scene.
  6. Containing Another Domestic Scene.
  7. Containing an Unexpected Visit to London, and Its Consequences.
  8. A Visit to Glastonbury’s Chamber.
  9. The Last Day and the Last Night.
  10. The Advantage of Being a Favourite Grandson.

Book ii.

  1. Partly Retrospective, yet Very Necessary to be Perused.
  2. In Which Captain Armine Achieves with Rapidity a Result Which Always Requires Great Deliberation.
  3. Which Ferdinand Returns to Armine.
  4. In Which Some Light Is Thrown on the Title of This Work.
  5. In Which Captain Armine Is Very Absent during Dinner.
  6. In Which Captain Armine Pays His First Visit to Ducie.
  7. In Which Captain Armine Indulges in a Reverie.
  8. A Strange Dream.
  9. Which I Hope May Prove as Agreeable to the Reader as to Our Hero.
  10. Evening Stroll.
  11. A Morning Walk.
  12. Containing an Ominous Incident.
  13. In Which Captain Armine Finds Reason to Believe in the Existence of Fairies.
  14. Containing an Incident Which Is the Termination of Most Tales, though Almost the Beginning of the Present.

Book iii.

  1. In Which Captain Armine Proves Himself a Complete Tactician.
  2. A Day of Love.
  3. Which on the Whole Is Found Very Consoling.
  4. Henrietta Visits Armine, Which Leads to a Rather Perplexing Encounter.
  5. Which Contains Something Very Unexpected.

Book iv.

  1. Which Contains a Love–Letter.
  2. Which, Supposing the Reader Is Interested in the Correspondence, Pursues It.
  3. Containing the Arrival at Ducie of a Distinguished Guest.
  4. Containing Some Account of the Viscountess Dowager Bellair.
  5. In Which Lady Bellair Gives Some Account of Some of Her Friends.
  6. Containing a Conversation Not Quite so Amusing as the Last.
  7. In Which Mr. Temple Pays a Visit to His Daughter’s Chamber.
  8. In Which Glastonbury Is Very Much Astonished.
  9. In Which Glastonbury Finds That a Serene Temper Does Not Always Bring a Serene Life.
  10. In Which Ferdinand Armine Is Much Concerned.
  11. In Which Ferdinand Begins to Be a Little Troublesome.
  12. Containing the Intimation of a Somewhat Mysterious Adventure.
  13. In Which the Family Perplexities Rather Increase than Diminish.
  14. In Which Some Light Is Thrown upon Some Circumstances Which Were Before Rather Mysterious.
  15. Which Leaves Affairs in General in a Scarcely More Satisfactory Position than the Former One.

Book v.

  1. Containing the Appearance on Our Stage of a New and Important Character.
  2. In Which Lord Montfort Contrives That Miss Temple Should be Left Alone.
  3. In Which Mr. Temple and His Daughter, with Their New Friend, Make an Unexpected Excursion.
  4. Showing That It Is the First Step That Is Ever the Most Difficult.
  5. Which Contains Some Rather Painful Explanations.
  6. Which Contains an Event Not Less Important Than the One Which Concluded Our Second Book.

Book vi.

  1. Which Contains a Remarkable Change of Fortune.
  2. In Which the Reader Is Again Introduced to Captain Armine, during His Visit to London.
  3. In Which Glastonbury Meets the Very Last Person in the World He Expected, and the Strange Consequences.
  4. In Which Mr. Glastonbury Informs Captain Armine of His Meeting with Miss Temple.
  5. Which, on the Whole, Is Perhaps as Remarkable a Chapter as Any in the Work.
  6. Containing an Evening Assembly at Bellair House.
  7. Containing a Very Important Communication.
  8. Which Is Rather Strange.
  9. Which Is on the Whole Almost as Perplexing as the Preceding One.
  10. In Which Captain Armine Increases His Knowledge of the Value of Money, and Also Becomes Aware of the Advantage of an Acquaintance Who Burns Coals.
  11. In Which Captain Armine Unexpectedly Resumes His Acquaintance with Lord Catchimwhocan, Who Introduces Him to Mr. Bond Sharpe.
  12. Miss Grandison Makes a Remarkable Discovery.
  13. In Which Ferdinand Has the Honour of Dining with Mr. Bond Sharpe.
  14. Miss Grandison Piques the Curiosity of Lord Montfort, and Count Mirabel Drives Ferdinand Down to Richmond, Which Drive Ends in an Agreeable Adventure and an Unexpected Confidence.
  15. In Which the Count Mirabel Commences His Operations with Great Success.
  16. In Which Mr. Temple Surprises His Daughter Weeping.
  17. In Which Ferdinand Has a Very Stormy Interview with His Father.
  18. Ferdinand Is Arrested by Messrs. Morris and Levison, and Taken to a Spunging–House.
  19. The Crisis Rapidly Advances.
  20. In Which Ferdinand Receives More than One Visit, and Finds That Adversity Has Not Quite Deprived Him of His Friends.
  21. The Crisis.
  22. Ferdinand Meditates over His Good Fortune.
  23. Ferdinand Receives the Most Interesting Invitation to Dinner Ever Offered to Him.
  24. Some Account of the Party, and Its Result.
  25. Which, Though Final, It Is Hoped Will Prove Satisfactory.


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