Amelia, by Henry Fielding
- Containing the exordium, &c.
- The history sets out. Observations on the excellency of the English
constitution and curious examinations before a justice of peace.
- Containing the inside of a prison.
- Disclosing further secrets of the prison-house.
- Containing certain adventures which befel Mr. Booth in the prison.
- Containing the extraordinary behaviour of Miss Matthews on her meeting
with Booth, and some endeavours to prove, by reason and authority, that it is possible for a woman to appear to be what
she really is not.
- In which Miss Matthews begins her history.
- The history of Miss Matthews continued.
- In which Miss Matthews concludes her relation.
- Table-talk, consisting of a facetious discourse that passed in the
- In which Captain Booth begins to relate his history.
- Mr. Booth continues his story.
- The narrative continued. More of the touchstone.
- The story of Mr. Booth continued. In this chapter the reader will perceive
a glimpse of the character of a very good divine, with some matters of a very tender kind.
- Containing strange revolutions of fortune
- Containing many surprising adventures.
- The story of Booth continued. — More surprising adventures.
- In which our readers will probably be divided in their opinion of Mr.
- Containing a scene of a different kind from any of the preceding.
- In which Mr. Booth resumes his story.
- Containing a scene of the tender kind.
- In which Mr. Booth sets forward on his journey.
- A sea piece.
- The arrival of Booth at Gibraltar, with what there befel him.
- Containing matters which will please some readers.
- The captain, continuing his story, recounts some particulars which, we
doubt not, to many good people, will appear unnatural.
- The story of Booth continued.
- Containing very extraordinary matters.
- Containing a letter of a very curious kind.
- In which Mr. Booth relates his return to England.
- In which Mr. Booth concludes his story.
- Containing very mysterious matter.
- The latter part of which we expect will please our reader better than the
- Containing wise observations of the author, and other matters.
- In which Amelia appears in no unamiable light.
- Containing an eulogium upon innocence, and other grave matters.
- In which may appear that violence is sometimes done to the name of
- Containing a very extraordinary and pleasant incident.
- Containing various matters.
- In which Amelia, with her friend, goes to the oratorio.
- In which the reader will meet with an old acquaintance.
- In which Booth pays a visit to the noble lord.
- Relating principally to the affairs of serjeant Atkinson.
- Containing matters that require no preface.
- Containing much heroic matter.
- In which the reader will find matter worthy his consideration.
- Containing various matters.
- The heroic behaviour of Colonel Bath.
- Being the last chapter of the fifth book.
- Panegyrics on beauty, with other grave matters.
- Which will not appear, we presume, unnatural to all married readers.
- In which the history looks a little backwards.
- Containing a very extraordinary incident.
- Containing some matters not very unnatural.
- A scene in which some ladies will possibly think Amelia’s conduct
- A chapter in which there is much learning.
- Containing some unaccountable behaviour in Mrs. Ellison.
- Containing a very strange incident.
- A very short chapter, and consequently requiring no preface.
- The beginning of Mrs. Bennet’s history.
- Continuation of Mrs. Bennet’s story.
- Further continuation.
- The story of Mrs. Bennet continued.
- Farther continued.
- The story farther continued.
- Further continuation.
- The conclusion of Mrs. Bennet’s history.
- Being the last chapter of the seventh book.
- Being the first chapter of the eighth book.
- Containing an account of Mr. Booth’s fellow-sufferers.
- Containing some extraordinary behaviour in Mrs. Ellison.
- Containing, among many matters, the exemplary behaviour of Colonel
- Comments upon authors.
- Which inclines rather to satire than panegyric.
- Worthy a very serious perusal.
- Consisting of grave matters.
- A curious chapter, from which a curious reader may draw sundry
- In which are many profound secrets of philosophy.
- In which the history looks backwards.
- In which the history goes forward.
- A conversation between Dr Harrison and others.
- A dialogue between Booth and Amelia.
- A conversation between Amelia and Dr Harrison, with the result.
- Containing as surprizing an accident as is perhaps recorded in
- In which the author appears to be master of that profound learning called
the knowledge of the town.
- In which two strangers make their appearance.
- A scene of modern wit and humour.
- A curious conversation between the doctor, the young clergyman, and the
young clergyman’s father.
- To which we will prefix no preface.
- What happened at the masquerade.
- Consequences of the masquerade, not uncommon nor surprizing.
- Consequences of the masquerade.
- In which Colonel Bath appears in great glory.
- Read, gamester, and observe.
- In which Booth receives a visit from Captain Trent.
- Contains a letter and other matters.
- Containing some things worthy observation.
- Containing a very polite scene.
- Matters political.
- The history of Mr. Trent.
- Containing some distress.
- Containing more wormwood and other ingredients.
- A scene of the tragic kind.
- In which Mr. Booth meets with more than one adventure.
- In which Amelia appears in a light more amiable than gay.
- A very tragic scene.
- The book begins with polite history.
- In which Amelia visits her husband.
- Containing matter pertinent to the history.
- In which Dr Harrison visits Colonel James.
- What passed at the bailiff’s house.
- What passed between the doctor and the sick man.
- In which the history draws towards a conclusion.
- Thus this history draws nearer to a conclusion.
- In which the history is concluded.