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Tyler, Royall The Algerine Captive
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Royall Tyler

The Algerine Captive

Or, the Life and Adventures of Doctor Updike Underhill

€ 21.79



Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Biographical Note v
List of Illustrations
xv
Introduction xvii
Caleb Crain
A Note on the Text xxxv
THE ALGERINE CAPTIVE
Dedication
3(2)
Preface
5(6)
Volume I
The Author giveth an Account of his gallant Ancestor, Captain John Underhill, his Arrival in Massachusetts, and Persecution by the first Settlers
11(5)
The Author rescueth from Oblivion a valuable Manuscript Epistle, reflecting great Light on the Judicial Procedings, in the first Settlement of Massachusetts: Apologizeth for the Persecutors of his Ancestor
16(4)
Captain Underhill seeks Shelter in Dover in New Hampshire: Is chosen Governour by the Settlers: Driven by the pious Zeal of his Persecutors to seek Shelter in Albany: Reception among the Dutch: Exploits in the Indian Wars: Grant of a valuable Tract of Land: The Author anticipates his encountering certain Land Speculators in Hartford: A Taste of the Sentiments of those Gentlemen: Farther account of his Ancestors
20(2)
The Author`s Birth, and a remarkable Dream of his Mother. Observations on foreboding Dreams: The Author reciteth a Dream of Sir Willam Phipps, Governour of Massachusetts, and refereth small Infidels to Mather`s Magnalia
22(2)
The Author is placed at a private School: Parental Motives to a College Education: Their design frustrated by family Misfortune
24(3)
This Chapter containeth an Eulogy on the Greek Tongue
27(3)
The Author keepth a country School: The Anticipations, Pleasures and Profits of a Pedagogue
30(5)
A sure Mode of discovering the Bent of a young Man`s Genius
35(2)
The Author commences the Study of Physic, with a celebrated Physician and Occulist: A Philosophical Detail of the Operation of Couching for the Gutta Serena, by his Preceptor, upon a young Man, born Blind
37(6)
Anecdotes of the celebrated Doctor Moyes
43(2)
The Author spouteth Greek, in a Sea Port: Its Reception among the Polite: He attempteth an Ode, in the Stile of the Antients
45(2)
The Author in imminent Danger of his Life in a Duel
47(6)
The Author is happy, in the Acquaintance of a Learned Lady
53(2)
The Author quitteth the Study of Gallantry, for that of Physic: He eulogiseth the Greek Tongue, and complimenteth the Professors of Cambridge, Yale, and Dartmouth; and giveth a gentle Hint to careless Readers
55(2)
The Author panegyrizes his Preceptor
57(2)
Doctor Underhill visiteth Boston, and maketh no Remarks
59(1)
The Author inspects the Museum at Harvard College: Account of the Wonderful Curiosities, Natural and Artificial, he saw there
60(2)
The Author mounteth his Nag, and setteth out, full Speed, to seek Practice, Fame, and Fortune, as a Country Practitioner
62(2)
The Author encountereth Folly, Ignorance, Impudence, Imbecility, and Quacks: The Characters of a Learned, a Cheap, a Safe, and a Musical Doctor
64(3)
Sketch of an Hereditary Doctor, and a Literary Quack: Critical Operation in Surgery
67(4)
A Medical Consultation
71(3)
Disappointed in the North, the Author seeketh Treasure in the South
74(1)
Anecdotes of Doctor Benjamin Franklin, whom the Author visits in Philadelphia
75(4)
Religious Exercises in a Southern State
79(3)
Success of the Doctor`s southern Expedition: He is in Distress: Contemplates a School: Prefers a Surgeon`s Birth, on board a Ship, bound to Africa, Via London
82(3)
London
85(2)
The Author passeth by the Lions in the Tower, and the other Insignia of British Royalty, and seeth a greater Curiosity, called thomas Paine, Author of the Rights of Man: Description of his Person, Habit, and Manners: In this Chapter due meed is rendered to a great American Historical Painter, and a prose Monody over our lack of the Fine Arts
87(2)
Curious Argument, between Thomas Paine and the noted Peter Pindar: Peter setteth a Wit Noose, and catcheth Thomas, in one of his own Logic Traps
89(2)
Reasonable Conjectures upon the Motives, which induced Thomas Paine to write that little book, called the Age of Reason
91(2)
The Author sails for the Coast of Africa: Manner of purchasing Negro Slaves
93(4)
Treatment of the Slaves, on board the Ship
97(6)
The Author taken Captive by the Algerines
103(8)
Volume II
The Author is carried into Algiers: Is brought before the Dey: Description of his Person, Court and Guards: Manner of selecting the Tenth Prisoner
111(4)
The Slave Market
115(3)
The Author Dreameth Whilst Awake
118(3)
Account of my Master Abdel Melic: description of his House, Wife, Country House, and Severe Treatment of his Slaves
121(4)
The Author is encountered by a Renegado: Struggles between Faith, the World, the Flesh, and the Devil
125(3)
The Author is carried to the sacred College of the Mussulman Priest: The Mortifications and Austerities of the Mahometan Recluse. The Mussulman mode of Proselyting
128(3)
The Author confereth with a Mollah or Mahometan Priest: Defendeth the Verity of the Christian Creed, and resigns his Body to Slavery, to preserve the Freedom of his Mind
131(6)
The Language of the Algerines
137(2)
The Author plans an Escape
139(3)
The Author present at a Public Spectacle
142(2)
The Author feels that he is indeed a Slave
144(2)
The Infirmary
146(2)
The Author`s Practice as a Surgeon and Physician, in the City of Algiers
148(3)
Visits a sick Lady
151(3)
Sketch of the History of the Algerines
154(9)
Description of the City of Algiers
163(2)
The Government of the Algerines
165(2)
Revenue
167(2)
The Dey`s Forces
169(2)
Notices of the Habits, Customs, &c. of the Algerines
171(2)
Marriages and Funerals
173(3)
The Religion of the Algerines: Life of the Prophet Mahomet
176(4)
The Sects of Omar and Ali
180(2)
The Faith of the Algerines
182(2)
Why do not the Powers in Europe suppress the Algerine Depredations? is a Question frequently asked in the United States
184(4)
An Algerine Law Suit
188(3)
A Mahometan Sermon
191(3)
Of the Jews
194(3)
The Arrival of other American Captives
197(3)
The Author commences Acquaintance with Adonah Ben Benjamin, a Jew
200(6)
The Author, by Permission of his Master, travels to Medina, the burial Place of the Prophet Mahomet
206(6)
The Author is blessed with the Sight and Touch of a most holy Mahometan Saint
212(2)
The Author visits the City of Medina: Description of the Prophet`s Tomb, and principal Mosque
214(2)
The Author Visits Mecca: Description of the Al Kaaba, or House of God
216(2)
The Author returns to Scandaroon: Finds Adonah`s Son sick: His Contrition: Is restored to Health
218(2)
The Gratitude of a Jew
220(4)
Conclusion
224(3)
Notes 227
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
304 pagina's
Januari 2002
254 gram
203 x 134 x 19 mm
MODERN LIB us


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