The Pickwick Papers

The Pickwick Papers

The Pickwick Papers, also known as The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club was Dickens' first novel, published in 1837.

The Pickwick Papers, A Good-Humoured Christmas, Chapter XXVIII

Table of Contents

Chapter I - The Pickwickians

Chapter II - The First Day's Journey and the First Evening's Adventures

Chapter III - A New Acquaintance, The Stroller's Tale

Chapter IV - A Field Day and Bivouac, More New Friends

Chapter V - How Mr. Pickwick Undertook to Drive

Chapter VI - An Old-Fashioned Card-Party, The Clergyman's Verses

Chapter VII - How Mr. Winkle, Instead of Shooting at a Pigeon

Chapter VIII - Strongly Illustrative of the Position

Chapter IX - A Discovery and a Chase

Chapter X - Clearing Up All Doubts

Chapter XI - Involving Another Journey, and an Antiquarian Discovery

Chapter XII - Descriptive of a Very Important Proceeding

Chapter XIII - Some Account of Eatanswill

Chapter XIV - Comprising a Brief Description at the Peacock Assembled

Chapter XV - In Which Is Given a Faithful Portraiture

Chapter XVI - Too Full of Adventure to Be Briefly Described

Chapter XVII - Showing That an Attack of Rheumatism

Chapter XVIII - Briefly Illustrative of Two Points

Chapter XIX - A Pleasant Day with an Unpleasant Termination

Chapter XX - Showing How Dodson and Fogg Were Men of Business

Chapter XXI - In Which the Old Man Launches Forth Into His Favourite Theme

Chapter XXII - Mr. Pickwick Journeys to Ipswich and Meets with a Romantic Adventure

Chapter XXIII - In Which Mr. Samuel Weller Begins to Devote His Energies

Chapter XXIV - Wherein Mr. Peter Magnus Grows Jealous

Chapter XXV - Showing, Among a Variety of Pleasant Matters

Chapter XXVI - Which Contains a Brief Account of the Progress

Chapter XXVII - Samuel Weller Makes a Pilgrimmage to Dorking

Chapter XXVIII - A Good-Humoured Christmas Chapter

Chapter XXIX - The Story of the Goblins Who Stole a Sexton

Chapter XXX - How the Pickwickians Made and Cultivated an Acquaintance

Chapter XXXI - Which Is All About the Law

Chapter XXXII - Describes Far More Fully Than the Newsman Ever Did

Chapter XXXIII - Mr. Weller the Elder Delivers Some Critical Sentiments

Chapter XXXIV - Is Wholly Devoted to a Full and Faithful Report

Chapter XXXV - In Which Mr. Pickwick Thinks He Had Better Go to Bath

Chapter XXXVI - The Chief Features of Which Will Be Found to Be an Authentic Version

Chapter XXXVII - Honourably Accounts for Mr. Weller's Absence

Chapter XXXVIII - How Mr. Winkle, When He Stepped Out of the Frying-Pan

Chapter XXXIX - Mr. Samuel Weller, Being Intrusted with a Mission of Love

Chapter XL - Introduces Mr. Pickwick to a New and Not Uninteresting Scene

Chapter XLI - What Befell Mr. Pickwick When He Fell Into the Fleet

Chapter XLII - Illustrative, Like the Preceding One, of the Old Proverb

Chapter XLIII - Showing How Mr. Samuel Weller Got Into Difficulties

Chapter XLIV - Treats of Divers Little Matters Which Occurred in the Fleet

Chapter XLV - Descriptive of an Affecting Interview Between Mr. Samuel Weller and a Family Party

Chapter XLVI - Records a Touching Act of Delicate Feeling

Chapter XLVII - Is Chiefly Devoted to Matters of Business

Chapter XLVIII - Relates How Mr. Pickwick, with the Assistance of Samuel Weller

Chapter XLIX - Containing the Story of the Bagman's Uncle

Chapter L - How Mr. Pickwick Sped Upon His Mission

Chapter LI - In Which Mr. Pickwick Encounters an Old Acquaintance

Chapter LII - Involving a Serious Change in the Weller Family

Chapter LIII - Comprising the Final Exit of Mr. Jingle and Job Trotter

Chapter LIV - Containing Some Particulars Relative to the Double Knock

Chapter LV - Mr. Solomon Pell, Assisted by a Select Committee of Coachmen

Chapter LVI - An Important Conference Takes Place

Chapter LVII - In Which the Pickwick Club is Finally Dissolved

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