The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves, by Tobias Smollett
- In which certain personages of this delightful history are introduced to the reader’s
- In which the hero of these adventures makes his first appearance on the stage of
- Which the reader, on perusal, may wish were chapter the last.
- In which it appears that the knight, when heartily set in for sleeping, was not easily
- In which this recapitulation draws to a close.
- In which the reader will perceive that in some cases madness is catching.
- In which the knight resumes his importance.
- Which is within a hair’s-breadth of proving highly interesting.
- Which may serve to show, that true patriotism is of no party.
- Which showeth that he who plays at bowls, will sometimes meet with rubbers.
- Description of a modern magistrate.
- Which shows there are more ways to kill a dog than hanging.
- In which our knight is tantalised with a transient glimpse of Felicity.
- Which shows that a man cannot always sip, when the cup is at his lip.
- Exhibiting an interview, which, it is to be hoped, will interest the curiosity of the
- Which, it is to be hoped, the reader will find an agreeable medley of mirth and madness,
sense and absurdity.
- Containing adventures of chivalry equally new and surprising.
- In which the rays of chivalry shine with renovated lustre.
- Containing the achievements of the knights of the Griffin and Crescent.
- In which our hero descends into the mansion of the damned.
- Containing further anecdotes relating to the children on wretchedness.
- In which Captain Crowe is sublimed into the regions on Astrology.
- In which the clouds that cover the catastrophe begin to disperse.
- The knot that puzzles human wisdom, the hand of fortune sometimes will untie familiar as
- Which, it is to be hoped, will be, on more accounts than one, agreeable to the reader.