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Charles Dudley Twain Mark Warner

The Gilded Age

A Tale of Today

€ 17.95



Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Introduction xi
Suggestions for Further Reading xxxiii
Note on the Text xxxv
The Gilded Age
Preface 5(2)
Squire Hawkins and His Tennessee Land---He Decides to Remove to Missouri
7(9)
He Meets with and Adopts the Boy Clay
16(4)
Uncle Daniel`s Apparition and Prayer
20(4)
The Steamboat Explosion
24(10)
Adoption of the Little Girl Laura---Arrival at Missouri---Reception by Col. Beriah Sellers
34(8)
Trouble and Darkness in the Hawkins Family---Proposed Sale of the Tennessee Land
42(10)
Col. Sellers at Home---His Wonderful Clock and Cure for Rheumatism
52(7)
Col. Sellers Makes Known His Magnificent Speculation Schemes and Astonishes Washington Hawkins
59(8)
Death of Judge Hawkins
67(6)
Laura Hawkins Discovers a Mystery in Her Parentage and Grows Morbid Under the Village Gossip
73(8)
A Dinner with Col. Sellers---Wonderful Effects of Raw Turnips
81(5)
Philip Sterling and Henry Brierly---Arrangements to Go West As Engineers
86(7)
Railroad Contractors and Party Traveling---Philip and Harry Form the Acquiantance of Col. Sellers
93(8)
Ruth Bolton and Her Parents
101(6)
Visitors of the Boltons---Mr. Bigler ``Sees the Legislature``---Ruth Bolton Commences Medical Studies
107(8)
The Engineers Detained at St. Louis---Off for Camp---Reception by Jeff Thompson
115(8)
The Engineer Corps Arrive at Stone`s Landing
123(7)
Laura and Her Marriage to Col. Selby---Deserted and Returns to Hawkeye
130(8)
Harry Brierly Infatuated with Laura and Proposes She Visit Washington
138(8)
Senator Abner Dilworthy Visits Hawkeye---Addresses the People and Makes the Acquaintance of Laura
146(6)
Ruth Bolton at Fallkill Seminary---The Montagues---Ruth Becomes Quite Gay---Alice Montague
152(6)
Philip and Harry Visit Fallkill---Harry Does the Agreeable to Ruth
158(9)
Harry at Washington Lobbying for an Appropriation for Stone`s Landing---Philip in New York Studying Engineering
167(3)
Washington and Its Sights---The Appropriation Bill Reported from the Committee and Passed
170(8)
Energetic Movements at Stone`s Landing---Everything Booming---A Grand Smash Up
178(5)
The Boltons---Ruth at Home---Visitors and Speculations
183(7)
Col. Sellers Comforts His Wife with His Views of the Prospects
190(7)
Visit to Headquarters in Wall Street---How Appropriations Are Obtained and Their Cost
197(10)
Philip`s Experience with the Railroad Conductor---Surveys His Mining Property
207(8)
Laura and Col. Sellers Go to Washington on Invitation of Senator Dilworthy
215(3)
Philip and Harry at the Boltons`---Philip Seriously Injured---Ruth`s First Case of Surgery
218(8)
Laura Becomes a Famous Belle at Washington
226(6)
Society in Washington---The Antiques, the Parvenus, and the Middle Aristocracy
232(15)
Grand Scheme for Disposing of the Tennessee Land---Laura and Washington Hawkins Enjoying the Reputation of Being Millionaries
247(5)
About Senators---Their Privileges and Habits
252(6)
An Hour in a Book Store
258(5)
Representative Buckstone and Laura`s Strategic Coquetry
263(4)
Reception Day in Washington---Laura Again Meets Col. Selby and the Effect upon Her
267(7)
Col. Selby Visits Laura and Effects a Reconciliation
274(5)
Col. Sellers`s Career in Washington---Laura`s Intimacy With Col. Selby Is Talked About
279(6)
Harry Brierly Becomes Entirely Infatuated with Laura---Declares His Love and Gets Laughed At
285(7)
How the Hon. Mr. Trollop Was Induced to Vote for Laura`s Bill
292(14)
Progress of the Bill in the House
306(5)
Philip in Washington---Visits Laura
311(6)
The Passsage of the Bill in the House of Representatives
317(10)
Disappearance of Laura, and Murder of Col. Selby in New York
327(8)
Laura in the Tombs and Her Visitors
335(7)
Mr. Bolton Says Yes Again---Philip Returns to the Mines
342(7)
The Coal Vien Found and Lost Again---Philip and the Boltons---Elated and Then Cruelly Disappointed
349(7)
Philip Visits Fallkill and Proposes Studying Law with Mr. Montague---The `Squire Invests in the Mine---Ruth Declares Her Love for Philip
356(8)
Col. Sellers Enlightens Washington Hawkins on the Customs of Congress
364(7)
How Senator Dilworthy Advanced Washington`s Interests
371(2)
Senator Dilworthy Goes West to See About His Re-election---He Becomes a Shining Light
373(6)
The Trial of Laura for Murder
379(8)
The Trial Continued---Evidence of Harry Brierly
387(8)
The Trial Continued---Col. Sellers on the Stand and Takes Advantage of the Situation
395(8)
The Momentous Day---Startling News---Dilworthy Denounced As a Briber and Defeated---The Bill Lost in the Senate
403(6)
Verdict, Not Guilty!---Laura Free and Receives Propositions to Lecture---Philip Back at the Mines
409(7)
The Investigation of the Dilworthy Bribery Case and Its Results
416(10)
Laura Decides on Her Course---Attempts to Lecture and Fails---Found Dead in Her Chair
426(7)
Col. Sellers and Washington Hawkins Review the Situation and Leave Washington
433(6)
Philip Discouraged---One More Effort---Finds Coal at Last
439(5)
Philip Leaves Ilium to See Ruth---Ruth Convalescent---Alice
444(6)
Appendix 450(15)
Editor`s Appendices
Appendix A Author`s Preface to the London Edition
451(2)
Appendix B Translations of Chapter-Head Mottoes
453(12)
Explanatory Notes 465
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Januari 2001
340 gram
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