The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

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The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling by Henry Fielding

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he folly of Fitzpatrick.

* Chapter vii -- In which are concluded the adventures that happened at the inn at Upton.

* Chapter viii -- In which the history goes backward.

* Chapter ix -- The escape of Sophia.

BOOK XI -- CONTAINING ABOUT THREE DAYS.

* Chapter i -- A crust for the critics.

* Chapter ii -- The adventures which Sophia met with after her leaving Upton.

* Chapter iii -- A very short chapter, in which however is a sun, a moon, a star, and an angel.

* Chapter iv -- The history of Mrs Fitzpatrick.

* Chapter v -- In which the history of Mrs Fitzpatrick is continued.

* Chapter vi -- In which the mistake of the landlord throws Sophia into a dreadful consternation.

* Chapter vii -- In which Mrs Fitzpatrick concludes her history.

* Chapter viii -- A dreadful alarm in the inn, with the arrival of an unexpected friend of Mrs Fitzpatrick.

* Chapter ix -- The morning introduced in some pretty writing. A stagecoach. The civ

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A good read. Brings the 18th century to life in the same way that Dickens does the 19th century. Characters are diverse with most aspects of human frailty.