The Life of Charles Dickens : 1842-1852

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The Life of Charles Dickens : 1842-1852

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Table of Contents

    1842                                           21 (19)
American Notes. Æt. 30
Return from America 21 (1)
Longfellow in England 22 (1)
At Broadstairs 23 (1)
Preparing Notes 23 (1)
Fancy for opening of Chuzzlewit 24 (1)
Attractions at Margate 25 (1)
Being, not always Believing 26 (1)
Burlesque of classic tragedy 26 (1)
A smart man and forged letter 26 (1)
A proposed dedication 27 (1)
Authorship and sea-bathing 28 (1)
Easy-living rich and patient poor 28 (1)
Coming to the end 29 (1)
Rejected motto for Notes 30 (1)
Hone of the Every Day Book 31 (1)
Scene at a funeral 32 (1)
An introductory chapter suppressed 33 (1)
Chapter first printed 33 (5)
Jeffrey's opinion of the Notes 38 (1)
Later page anticipated 38 (1)
Experience of America in 1868 38 (2)
1843 40 (23)
First Year of Martin Chuzzlewit.
Æt. 31
A sunset at Land's-end 40 (1)
A holiday described by C. D. 41 (2)
The same described by Maclise 43 (1)
A landscape and a portrait 43 (1)
Names first given to Chuzzlewit 44 (1)
Origin of the novel 45 (1)
Prologue to a play 45 (1)
On a tragedy by Browning 46 (1)
George Eliot's first book 47 (1)
Accompaniments of work 47 (1)
Miss Georgina Hogarth 48 (1)
Three portraits 49 (1)
A public benefactor 50 (1)
Controversy on Notes 50 (1)
Original of Mrs. Gamp 51 (1)
What he will do with her 51 (2)
John Black 53 (1)
Macready and America 53 (1)
Apprehended disservice 54 (1)
Exertions for Elton family 55 (1)
Seaside life in ordinary 55 (1)
Public speeches 56 (1)
Ragged schools and results 57 (2)
Unitarianism 59 (1)
Return to Church of England 59 (1)
Language of his Will 59 (1)
Christmas Carol 60 (1)
Birth of third son 61 (1)
Amusing letter 61 (2)
1843-1844 63 (30)
Chuzzlewit Disappointments and Christmas
Carol. Æt. 31-32
Falling-off in Chuzzlewit sale 63 (1)
Publishers and authors 64 (1)
Premature fears 65 (1)
Resolve to change his publishers 66 (1)
Proposal to his printers 66 (1)
Desire to travel again 67 (1)
Ways and means 68 (1)
Objections to the scheme 69 (1)
Confidence in himself 70 (1)
Want of confidence in others 70 (1)
Bent on his plan 71 (1)
Turning point of his career 72 (1)
Grounds for course taken 73 (1)
On Martin Chuzzlewit 74 (1)
American portions 75 (1)
The book's special superiority 76 (1)
News from America 76 (1)
American consolations 77 (1)
Why no Pecksniffs in France 78 (1)
Why Tartuffes in England 78 (1)
A favourite scene of Thackeray's 79 (1)
Process of creation in a novel 80 (1)
Intended motto for story 81 (1)
Leading characters 82 (1)
A superb masterpiece 83 (1)
Triumph of humorous art 84 (1)
Publication of Christmas Carol 84 (1)
Unrealized hopes 85 (1)
Results of Carol sale 86 (1)
Renewed negotiations with printers 87 (1)
Agreement with Bradbury and Evans 88 (1)
Letters about the Carol 89 (1)
Spirit of the book 90 (1)
Something better than literature 91 (2)
1844 93 (18)
Year of Departure for Italy. Æt. 32
Gore-house friends 93 (1)
Sensitive for his calling 94 (1)
A troublesome cheque 95 (1)
Education speeches 95 (1)
Sufferings from stage-adaptations 96 (1)
Wrongs from piracy 96 (1)
Proceedings in Chancery 97 (1)
A pirate's plea 97 (2)
Result of Chancery experience 99 (1)
Piracy preferred 99 (1)
Reliefs to work 100(1)
The tempted and tempter 101(1)
Favourite bit of humour 102(1)
Criticized without humour 102(1)
Taine on Dickens 102(1)
Macready in New Orleans 103(1)
Society in England 104(1)
Writing in the Chronicle 104(1)
Conference with its new editor 104(1)
Preparations for departure 105(1)
In temporary quarters 106(1)
Begging-letter case 106(1)
The farewell dinner-party 107(1)
``Evenings of a Working-man'' 108(1)
Greenwich dinner 109(1)
J. M. W. Turner and Carlyle 110(1)
1844 111(28)
Idleness at Albaro: Villa Bagnerello.
Æt. 32
The travel to Italy 111(1)
A bit of character 112(1)
French thrown away 112(1)
The Albaro villa 113(1)
First experiences 114(1)
Cloudy weather 115(1)
Sunsets and scenery 116(1)
Address to Maclise 116(1)
The Mediterranean 117(1)
Colours of sky and sea 117(1)
Warning to Maclise 118(1)
Perishing frescoes 118(1)
French Consul at Genoa 119(1)
Rooms in villa described 120(1)
Surrounding scenery 121(1)
Church-ruin on the rocks 121(1)
Angus Fletcher's sketch 121(1)
Work in abeyance 122(1)
Learning Italian 122(1)
Domestic news 123(1)
His English servants 123(1)
English residents 124(1)
Genoa the superb 125(1)
Church splendours and tinsel 126(1)
Theatres 126(1)
Italian plays 127(1)
Dumas' Kean 127(1)
Religious houses 128(1)
Sunday promenade 128(1)
Winter residence chosen 129(1)
A lucky arrival 129(1)
Dinner at French Consul's 130(1)
Verses in C. D.'s honour 130(1)
Others in Prince Joinville's 131(1)
Rumours of war with England 131(1)
A Marquis's reception 132(1)
Flight and tumble 133(1)
Quiet enjoyments 134(1)
English visitors and news 135(1)
Talk with Lord Robertson 135(1)
A suggestion for Jerrold 136(1)
Visit of Frederick Dickens 136(1)
An inn on the Alps 136(1)
Dangers of sea-bathing 137(1)
A change beginning 138(1)
1844 139(24)
Work in Genoa: Palazzo Peschiere.
Æt. 32
Palace of the Fish-ponds 139(1)
Rooms and frescoes 140(1)
View over the city 141(1)
Dancing and praying 142(1)
Peschiere garden 142(1)
Trying to write 143(1)
A difficulty settled 143(1)
Craving for streets 144(1)
Design for his book 144(1)
Governor's levee 144(1)
Absence of the poet 145(1)
Subject he is working at 145(1)
C. D.'s politics 146(1)
Choice of a hero 147(1)
Master-passion 147(1)
Religious sentiment 147(1)
A dream 148(1)
Dialogue in a vision 149(1)
``What is the True religion?'' 149(1)
Fragments of reality in a vision 149(1)
Trying regions of thought 150(1)
Reverence for Doctor Arnold 150(1)
First part of book finished 151(1)
Anticipation of its close 151(1)
Differences from published tale 152(1)
First outline of the Chimes 152(4)
Liking for the subject 156(1)
What the writing cost him 156(1)
Realities of fictitious sorrow 157(1)
Wild mountain weather 157(1)
Banquet at the Whistle 158(1)
Startling news 158(1)
Coming to London 159(1)
Secret of the visit 160(1)
Eager to try effect of story 160(1)
Plans a reading at my rooms 160(1)
The tale finished 161(1)
Proposed travel 161(1)
Party for the Reading 162(1)
1844 163(16)
Italian Travel. Æt. 32
Cities and people 163(1)
Venice 164(1)
Rapture of enjoyment 165(1)
Aboard the city 165(1)
What he saw and felt 165(1)
Solitary thoughts 166(1)
At Lodi 166(1)
About paintings and engravings 167(1)
Titian and Tintoretto 168(1)
Conventionalities 169(1)
Monks and painters 169(1)
The inns 170(1)
Compensation for discomfort 170(1)
Brave C of his Pictures 171(1)
Louis Roche of Avignon 171(1)
Dinner at the Peschiere 172(1)
Custom-house officers 173(1)
At Milan and Strasburg 173(1)
Passing the Simplon 174(1)
In London 174(1)
A Reading in Lincoln's-inn-fields 174(1)
Persons present 175(1)
Success of the visit 175(1)
In Paris with Macready 176(1)
Origin of our private play 176(1)
A recognition at Marseilles 177(1)
Friendly Americans 177(1)
On board for Genoa 177(1)
Information for travellers 178(1)
1845 179(22)
Last Months in Italy. Æt. 33
Birthday gift for eldest son 179(1)
Suspicious ``Characters'' 180(1)
Jesuit interferences 180(1)
Birth of 1845 180(1)
Travel southward 181(1)
Carrara and Pisa 181(1)
A wild journey 182(1)
Birds of prey 183(1)
A beggar and his staff 183(1)
``My lord'' loses temper 184(1)
And has the worst of it 184(1)
At Rome 184(1)
The Campagna 185(1)
Bay of Naples 185(1)
Filth of Naples and Fondi 186(1)
The Lazzaroni 186(1)
False picturesque 187(1)
Sad English news 187(1)
True friends in calamity 188(1)
At Florence 188(1)
Wayside memorials and Landor's villa 189(1)
Death of Bobus Smith 190(1)
At Lord Holland's 190(1)
Lord Palmerston's brother 190(1)
Again at the Peschiere 190(1)
To publish or not? 191(1)
Thoughts of home 192(1)
American friends 192(1)
Deaths among English residents 193(1)
Scarlet breeches out of place 193(1)
Angus Fletcher 193(1)
Complaint of a meek footman 194(1)
Recalling Lady Holland 194(1)
A touch of Portsmouth 195(1)
Plans for meeting 196(1)
Last letter from Genoa 196(1)
Closing excitements and troubles 196(1)
Italians hard at work 197(1)
Returning by Switzerland 197(1)
Passage of the St. Gothard 198(1)
Splendours of Swiss scenery 198(1)
Dangers of it 199(1)
What is left behind the Alps 199(1)
A week in Flanders 200(1)
1845-1846 201(21)
Again in England. Æt. 33-34
Old hopes revived 201(1)
Notions for a periodical 201(1)
Proposed prospectus 202(1)
Chances for and against it 203(1)
Swept away by larger venture 203(1)
Christmas book of 1845 204(1)
D'Orsay and the courier 204(1)
Another passage of Autobiography 204(1)
More of the story of early years 205(1)
Wish to try the stage 205(1)
Applies to manager of Covent Garden 205(1)
Sister Fanny in the secret 206(1)
Stage studies and rehearsings 206(1)
Strange news for Macready 207(1)
Requisites of author and actor 208(1)
Play chosen for private performance 209(1)
Fanny Kelly and her theatre 209(1)
Every Man in his Humour 209(1)
The company of actors 210(1)
Enjoying a character 210(1)
Troubles of management 210(1)
First and second performances 211(1)
Of the acting 211(1)
C. D. as performer 212(1)
C. D. as manager 212(1)
Two human mysteries 213(1)
The mysteries explained 213(1)
Training for the stage 213(1)
At Broadstairs 214(1)
Ramsgate entertainments 214(1)
Birth of fourth son 215(1)
Second raven's death 215(1)
Intended daily paper 215(1)
Disturbing engagements 216(1)
Old ways interrupted 216(1)
My appeal against the enterprise 217(1)
Reply and issue 217(1)
Interruption and renewal 218(1)
The beginning and the end 218(1)
Forming new resolve 219(1)
Back to old scenes 219(1)
Editorship ceased 219(1)
Going to Switzerland 220(1)
A happy saying 221(1)
Leaves England 221(1)
1846 222(22)
A Home in Switzerland. Æt. 34
On the Rhine 222(1)
German readers of Dickens 223(1)
Travelling Englishmen 223(1)
A boaxing-match 224(1)
House-hunting 224(1)
Tempted by a mansion 225(1)
Chooses a cottage 225(1)
Earliest impressions 226(1)
Lausanne described 227(1)
Views from his farm 228(1)
Under his windows 228(1)
A sketch of Rosemont 229(1)
Design as to work 230(1)
The English colony 231(1)
Unaccommodating carriage 232(1)
A death in the lake 232(1)
Boatman's narrative 233(1)
The Theatre 233(1)
The Prison 234(1)
The Blind Institution 235(1)
Interesting cases 235(5)
Beginning work 240(1)
First slip of New Novel 241(1)
Sortes Shandyanæ 242(1)
The Christmas tale 242(2)
1846 244(17)
Swiss People and Scenery. Æt. 34
The mountains and lake 244(1)
The people and their manners 245(1)
A country fete 246(1)
Family sketch 246(1)
Rifle-shooting 247(1)
A marriage on the farm 248(1)
Gunpowder festivities 248(1)
Bride and mother 248(1)
First number of Dombey 249(1)
Christmas book 249(1)
General idea for new story 250(1)
Hints for illustration of it 250(1)
Haldimands and Cerjats 251(1)
Visit of Henry Hallam 251(1)
Local news 252(1)
Sight-seers from England 252(1)
Trip to Chamounix 253(1)
Mule-travelling 253(1)
Mont Blanc range 254(1)
Mer de Glace 255(1)
Tete Noire pass 255(1)
Help in an accident 256(1)
English, French, and Prussian 256(1)
Second number of Dombey 257(1)
Castle of Chillon described 257(1)
Honour to New Constitution 258(1)
Political celebration 258(1)
Malcontents 259(1)
Good conduct of the people 259(1)
Protestant and Catholic cantons 260(1)
A timely word on Ireland 260(1)
1846 261(16)
Sketches Chiefly Personal. Æt. 34
Home politics 261(1)
The Whigs and Peel 261(1)
Belief in emigration schemes 262(1)
Mark Lemon 263(1)
An incident of character 263(1)
Hood's Tylney Hall 264(1)
Trait of the Duke of Wellington 264(1)
Mr. Watson of Rockingham 264(1)
A recollection of reporting days 265(1)
Returns to Dombey 265(1)
Two English travellers 266(1)
Party among the hills 267(1)
A Smollett and Fielding hero 268(1)
Milksop youths 268(1)
Ogre and Lambs 268(1)
Sir Joseph and his family 269(1)
Lord Vernon 270(1)
Passion for rifle-shooting 270(1)
A wonderful carriage 270(1)
The Ladies Taylor 271(1)
Proposed Reading of first Dombey 272(1)
A sketch from life 272(1)
Two sisters and their books 272(1)
Trip to Great St. Bernard 273(1)
Ascent of the mountain 274(1)
The Convent 274(1)
Scene at the mountain top 274(1)
Bodies found in the snow 275(1)
The holy fathers 275(1)
A tavern all but sign 276(1)
The monk and Pickwick 276(1)
1846 277(18)
Literary Labour at Lausanne. Æt. 34
A picture completed 277(1)
Great present want 277(1)
Daily life 278(1)
Imaginative needs 278(1)
Self judgments 279(1)
The Now and the Hereafter 279(1)
Fancies for Christmas books 280(1)
Second number of Dombey 280(1)
A personal revelation 281(1)
Craving for streets 281(1)
Food for fancy 282(1)
Second Dombey done 282(1)
Curious wants of the mind 283(1)
Success of the Reading 283(1)
First thought of Public Readings 284(1)
Two stories in hand 285(1)
Unexpected difficulties 286(1)
Work under sensitive conditions 286(1)
Alarm for Dombey 287(1)
Doubts and misgivings 287(1)
Change of scene to be tried 287(1)
At Genoa 288(1)
Disquietudes of authorship 288(1)
Wanting counsel 289(1)
At the worst 289(1)
Report of Genoa 290(1)
A new social experience 290(1)
Feminine eccentricities 291(1)
A ladies' dinner 291(1)
Elephant-quellers 292(1)
``Like a Manchester cotton mill'' 292(1)
Again at Rosemont 293(1)
Visit of the Talfourds 293(1)
Lodging his friends 294(1)
Intentions and hope 294(1)
1846 295(21)
Revolution at Geneva. Christmas Book and
Last Days in Switzerland. Æt. 34
An arrival of manuscript 295(1)
A title 295(1)
Large sale of Dombey 296(1)
Again at Geneva 296(1)
Rising against the Jesuits 297(1)
Back to Lausanne 297(1)
The fight in Geneva 298(1)
Rifle against cannon 299(1)
True objection to Roman-Catholicism 299(1)
Genevese ``aristocracy'' 299(1)
A lesson 300(1)
Traces left by revolution 300(1)
Abettors of revolution 301(1)
Where the shoe pinches 301(1)
Daily News' changes 302(1)
My surrender of editorship 302(1)
Thoughts for the future 303(1)
Letters about Battle of Life 303(1)
Jeffrey's opinion 303(1)
Sketch of story 304(1)
A difficulty in plot 305(1)
Old characteristics 305(1)
His own comments 306(1)
Reply to criticism 307(1)
Stanfield illustrations 307(1)
Doubts of third part 308(1)
Strengthening the close 308(1)
Objections invited 309(1)
Tendency to blank verse 309(1)
Grave mistake by Leech 310(1)
How dealt with by C. D. 310(1)
First impulse 311(1)
Kindly afterthought 311(1)
Lord Gobden and free trade 312(1)
Needs while at work 312(1)
Pleasures of autumn 313(1)
Striking tents 314(1)
Sadness of leave-taking 314(1)
Travelling to Paris 314(1)
At Paris 315(1)
1846-1847 316(21)
Three Months in Paris. Æt. 34-35
A greeting from Lord Brougham 316(1)
French Sunday 317(1)
A house taken 317(1)
Absurdity of the abode 318(1)
Its former tenant 319(1)
Sister Fanny's illness 319(1)
Opinion of Elliotson 320(1)
The king of the barricades 320(1)
Unhealthy symptoms 321(1)
Incident in the streets 321(1)
The Parisian population 322(1)
Americans and French 322(1)
Unsettlement of plans 323(1)
Eldest son's education 323(1)
A true friend 323(1)
Christmas tale on the stage 323(2)
An alarming neighbour 325(1)
Startling blue-devils 326(1)
Approach to cannibalism 326(1)
In London 326(1)
Cheap edition of works 326(1)
Suppressed dedication 326(1)
Return to Paris 326(1)
Begging-letter writers 327(1)
Friendly services 327(1)
Imaginary dialogue 328(1)
A Boulogne reception 328(1)
Cautions to a traveller 329(1)
Citizen Dickens 330(1)
Sight-seeing 330(1)
At theatres 330(1)
Visits to famous Frenchmen 331(1)
Evening with Victor Hugo 331(1)
Adventure with a coachman 332(1)
Bibliotheque Royale 333(1)
Premonitory symptoms 333(1)
In London 334(1)
A party at Gore-house 334(1)
Illness of eldest son 335(1)
Snuff-shop readings 336(1)
Old charwoman's compliment 336(1)
1846-1848 337(31)
Dombey and Son. Æt. 34-36
Drift of the tale 337(1)
Why undervalued 338(1)
Mistakes of critics 338(1)
Adherence to first design 338(1)
Plan for Paul and his sister 339(1)
For Dombey and his daughter 339(1)
Proposed course of the story 340(1)
``The stock of the soup'' 340(1)
Walter Gay and his fate 341(1)
Decided favourably 341(1)
Six pages too much 342(1)
Omissions objected to 342(1)
New chapter written 343(1)
Portions sacrificed 343(1)
Anxiety for the face of his hero 344(1)
A suggested type of city-gentleman 344(1)
Artist-fancies for Mr. Dombey 345(2)
Dickens and his illustrators 347(1)
A silly story repeated 347(1)
Why noticed again 348(1)
Facsimile of letter to Cruikshank 349(1)
Dickens's words at the time 349(1)
Cruikshank's thirty-four years after 350(1)
A masterpiece of Dickens's writing 351(1)
Picture of him at work 352(1)
An experience of Ben Jonson's 352(1)
How objections are taken 352(1)
Shall Paul's life be prolonged? 353(1)
A Reading of the second number 353(1)
A number to be added to Paul's life 354(1)
Failure of an illustration 354(1)
What it should have been 355(1)
The Mrs. Pipchin of his childhood 355(1)
First thought of his Autobiography 356(1)
Opening his fourth number 356(1)
At Doctor Blimber's 357(1)
Paul's school life 357(1)
Paul and Florence 357(1)
Jeffrey's forecast of the tale 358(1)
Beginning his fifth number 359(1)
What he will do with it 359(1)
A damper to the spirits 359(1)
Close of Paul's life 360(1)
Jeffrey on Paul's death 361(1)
Thoughts for Edith 362(1)
Florence and Little Nell 362(1)
Judgments and comparisons 363(1)
Edith's first destiny 363(1)
Doubts suggested 364(1)
An important change 364(1)
Diogenes remembered 365(1)
Other characters 365(1)
Blimber establishment 366(1)
Supposed originals 366(1)
Surmises entirely wrong 367(1)
1847-1852 368(35)
Splendid Strolling. Æt. 35-40
Birth of fifth son 368(1)
Death of Lieut. Sydney Dickens 368(1)
Proposed benefit for Leigh Hunt 369(1)
The plays and actors 370(1)
The manager 370(1)
Troubles at rehearsals 371(1)
Pains rewarded 371(1)
Leigh Hunt's account 372(1)
Receipts and expenses 373(1)
Lord Lytton's prologue 373(1)
Appearance of Mrs. Gamp 374(1)
Fancy for a jeu d'esprit 374(1)
Mrs. Gamp at the play 375(1)
Failure of artists 375(1)
An unfinished fancy 375(1)
Mrs. Gamp with the strollers 376(1)
Alarm of Mrs. Harris 376(1)
Leigh Hunt and Poole 377(1)
Ticklish society 378(1)
Mrs. Gamp's cabman 378(1)
George Cruikshank 379(1)
Mr. Wilson the barber 379(1)
Wig experiences 380(1)
Fatigues of a powder ball 380(1)
Manager's moustache and whiskers 381(1)
Leech, Lemon, and Jerrold 381(1)
Mrs. Gamp's dislike of ``Dougladge'' 382(1)
Costello, Stone, and Egg 383(1)
``Only the engine'' 384(1)
Cruikshank's Bottle 384(1)
Profits of Dombey 385(1)
Time come for savings 385(1)
Proposed edition of old novels 385(1)
Another dropped design 386(1)
The Praslin tragedy 386(1)
Penalty for seeing before others 387(1)
Street-music 387(1)
Margate theatre and manager 387(1)
As to Christmas book 388(1)
Delay found necessary 389(1)
A literary Kitely 389(1)
Meetings at Leeds and Glasgow 390(1)
Book-friends 391(1)
Sheriff Alison 391(1)
Hospitable welcome 391(1)
Scott-monument 392(1)
Purchase of Shakespeare's house 392(1)
Scheme to benefit Knowles 393(1)
Plays rehearsed 394(1)
Merry Wives chosen 394(1)
Performances and result 394(1)
At Knebworth-park 395(1)
Guild of Literature and Art 396(1)
Unfortunate omission 396(1)
The farce that was to be written 396(1)
The farce that was substituted 397(1)
Not so Bad as we Seem 397(1)
Travelling theatre and scenes 398(1)
Success of the comedy 398(1)
An incident at Sunderland 399(1)
Troubles of a manager 399(1)
Acting under difficulties 400(1)
Scenery overturned 401(1)
Effects of fright 401(1)
Mr. Wilkie Collins 402(1)
1848-1851 403(39)
Seaside Holidays. Æt. 36-39
Louis Philippe dethroned 403(1)
French missive from C. D. 404(1)
Aspirations of Citizen Dickens 404(1)
At Broadstairs 405(1)
By rail to China 405(1)
The Junk 406(1)
Mariners on deck and in cabin 406(1)
Perplexing questions 406(1)
A toy-shop on the seas 407(1)
Type of finality 407(1)
A contrast 408(1)
Home questions 408(1)
Temperance agitations 409(1)
The temptations to gin-shop 409(1)
Necessity of dealing with them 409(1)
Stages anterior to drunkenness 410(1)
Cruikshank's satire 410(1)
Realities of his pencil 411(1)
Its one-sidedness 411(1)
Dickens on Hogarth 412(1)
Cause as well as effect 412(1)
Exit of Gin-lane 412(1)
Wisdom of the great painter 413(1)
Late, but never too late 413(1)
Dickens on designs by Leech 414(1)
Originality of Leech 414(1)
Superiority of his method 415(1)
The requisites for it 415(1)
Excuses for the rising generation 416(1)
Intellectual juvenility 416(1)
A dangerous youth 417(1)
What Leech will be remembered for 417(1)
Odd adventures 418(1)
Pony-chaise accident 418(1)
Parallel to Squeers 419(1)
Strenuous idleness 419(1)
French philosophy 420(1)
Hint for Mr. Taine 420(1)
The better for idleness 421(1)
A favourite spot 421(1)
At Brighton 421(1)
With mad folks and doctors 422(1)
A name for his new book 422(1)
At Broadstairs 422(1)
Troubles in his writing 423(1)
A letter in character 423(2)
At Bonchurch 425(1)
The Rev. James White 425(1)
Mirth and melancholy 425(1)
Mrs. James White 426(1)
First impressions of Undercliff 426(1)
Talfourd made a judge 427(1)
Dickens's affection for him 427(1)
Church-school examination 428(1)
Dinners and pic-nics 428(1)
The comedian Regnier 429(1)
When acting is genuine 429(1)
Doubts as to health 429(1)
Arrivals and departures 430(1)
A startling revelation 431(1)
Effects of Bonchurch climate 431(1)
Utter prostration 431(1)
Difficulties of existing there 432(1)
Distrust of doctors 433(1)
Other side of picture 433(1)
What I observed at the time 434(1)
From the Copperfield MS 434(1)
Mr. Browne's sketch of Micawber 435(1)
Accident to John Leech 435(1)
Its consequences 435(1)
Depressing influences 436(1)
At Broadstairs 436(1)
Railway travellers 437(1)
The exhibition year 438(1)
A Copperfield banquet 438(1)
C. D. on money values 439(1)
His leisure reading 439(1)
A correction for Carlyle 440(1)
Good criticism 441(1)
Thoughts of a new book 441(1)
The old restlessness 441(1)
Beginning on a Friday 441(1)
1848-1850 442(15)
Haunted Man and Household Words.
Æt. 36-40
Maturing book for Christmas 442(1)
Friendly plea for Mr. Macrone 442(1)
Completion of Christmas story 443(1)
Dropped motto 443(1)
The ``ghost'' and the ``bargain'' 444(1)
The Tetterby family 445(1)
Teachings of the little tale 445(1)
His own statement of its intention 446(1)
Forgive that you may forget 446(1)
Copperfield sales 447(1)
A letter from Russia 448(1)
Translation into Russian 448(1)
Sympathy of Siberia 448(1)
The Periodical taking form 449(1)
A design for it described 449(1)
Original and selected matter 449(1)
A Shadow for everywhere 450(1)
Hopes of success 450(1)
Doubts respecting it 451(1)
Incompatibility of design 451(1)
New design chosen 452(1)
Assistant editor appointed 453(1)
Titles proposed 453(1)
Appearance of first number 454(1)
Earliest contributors 454(1)
Opinion of Mr. Sala 454(1)
Child's dream of a star 455(1)
A fancy derived from childhood 456(1)
1848-1851 457(37)
Last Years in Devonshire Terrace.
Æt. 36-39
Sentiment about places 457(1)
Confidences 458(1)
Personal revelations 458(1)
Early memories 459(1)
At his sister's sick-bed 459(1)
Last thoughts 460(1)
Sister's death 460(1)
Book to be written in first person 461(1)
Riding over Salisbury Plain 461(1)
Visiting scene of a tragedy 462(1)
First sees Yarmouth 462(1)
Birth of sixth son 462(1)
Notion for a character 463(1)
Choosing a title 463(1)
``Mag's Diversions'' 464(1)
``Copperfield'' chosen 464(1)
Varieties of it proposed 465(1)
Title finally determined 466(1)
Difficulties of opening 466(1)
Rogers and Benedict 466(1)
Wit of Fonblanque 467(1)
Procter and Macready 467(1)
The Sheridans 468(1)
Lord Byron's Ada 469(1)
Dinner to Halevy and Scribe 469(1)
Brougham and ``the Punch people'' 469(1)
The Duke at Vauxhall 470(1)
Carlyle and Thackeray 470(1)
Judicious change of a ``tag'' 471(1)
A fact for a biographer 471(1)
Marryat's delight with children 472(1)
Bulwer Lytton and Monckton Milnes 472(1)
Lords Nugent and Dudley Stuart 472(1)
Kemble, Harness, and Dyce 473(1)
Mrs. Siddons and John Kemble 473(1)
Comparison and good distinction 474(1)
Mazzini and Edinburgh friends 474(1)
Artist-acquaintance 475(1)
Visitors at his house 475(1)
Friends from America 476(1)
M. Van de Weyer 476(1)
Ambition to see into heaven 477(1)
Literature and art in the city 477(1)
Doubtful compliment 478(1)
A hint for London citizens 478(1)
Letter against public executions 479(1)
American observer in England 479(1)
Marvels of English manners 480(1)
A letter from Rockingham 481(1)
Private theatricals 481(1)
Major Bentley and General Boxall 481(1)
A family scene 482(1)
Doing too much 483(1)
Death of Francis Jeffrey 483(1)
Progress of work 484(1)
The child-wife 484(1)
A run to Paris 484(1)
Banker or proctor 485(1)
Doubts as to Dora settled 486(1)
Of Rogers and Landor 486(1)
A third daughter born 487(1)
At Great Malvern 487(1)
Macready's farewell 488(1)
Experience of a brother author 488(1)
The Home at Shepherd's-bush 488(1)
Father's illness 489(1)
Death of John Dickens 489(1)
Tribute by his son 490(1)
Theatrical-fund dinner 490(1)
Plea for small actors 491(1)
Remembering the forgotten 491(1)
Death of his little daughter 492(1)
Difficult tasks in life 492(1)
Dora's grave 493(1)
Advocating sanitary reform 493(1)
Lord Shaftesbury 494(1)
Realities of his books to Dickens 494