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Little Dorrit
by
Charles Dickens
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Little Dorrit

Preface................................................................................................................................ 4

BOOK I .............................................................................................................................. 6
1. Sun and Shadow...................................................................................................... 6
2. Fellow Travellers .................................................................................................. 16

3. Home..................................................................................................................... 26
4. Mrs Flintwinch has a Dream................................................................................. 36
5. Family Affairs....................................................................................................... 39
6. The Father of the Marshalsea................................................................................ 48
7. The Child of the Marshalsea ................................................................................. 56
8. The Lock ............................................................................................................... 64
9. Little Mother ......................................................................................................... 72
10. Containing the whole Science of Government ................................................. 82
11. Let Loose .......................................................................................................... 97
12. Bleeding Heart Yard ....................................................................................... 105
13. Patriarchal ....................................................................................................... 112
14. Little Dorrit's Party ......................................................................................... 129
15. Mrs Flintwinch has another Dream................................................................. 138
16. Nobody's Weakness ........................................................................................ 145
17. Nobody's Rival................................................................................................ 155

18. Little Dorrit's Lover ........................................................................................ 162
19. The Father of the Marshalsea in two or three Relations................................. 169
20. Moving in Society........................................................................................... 178
21. Mr Merdle's Complaint................................................................................... 188
22. A Puzzle .......................................................................................................... 195

23. Machinery in Motion ...................................................................................... 202
24. Fortune-Telling ............................................................................................... 214
25. Conspirators and Others.................................................................................. 226
26. Nobody's State of Mind .................................................................................. 233
27. Five-and-Twenty............................................................................................. 243

28. Nobody's Disappearance................................................................................. 252
29. Mrs Flintwinch goes on Dreaming ................................................................. 258
30. The Word of a Gentleman............................................................................... 264
31. Spirit................................................................................................................ 276
32. More Fortune-Telling...................................................................................... 288

33. Mrs Merdle's Complaint ................................................................................. 295
34. A Shoal of Barnacles ...................................................................................... 303
35. What was behind Mr Pancks on Little Dorrit's Hand ..................................... 310
36. The Marshalsea becomes an Orphan .............................................................. 320

BOOK II .......................................................................................................................... 326
1. Fellow Travellers ................................................................................................ 326
2. Mrs General ........................................................................................................ 338
3. On the Road ........................................................................................................ 342
4. A Letter from Little Dorrit.................................................................................. 354
5. Something Wrong Somewhere ........................................................................... 357

6. Something Right Somewhere ............................................................................. 369
7. Mostly, Prunes and Prism ................................................................................... 380
8. The Dowager Mrs Gowan is reminded that........................................................ 389
9. Appearance and Disappearance .......................................................................... 398
10. The Dreams of Mrs Flintwinch thicken .......................................................... 410
11. A Letter from Little Dorrit.............................................................................. 416
12. In which a Great Patriotic Conference is holden............................................ 421
13. The Progress of an Epidemic .......................................................................... 432
14. Taking Advice................................................................................................. 444
15. No just Cause or Impediment why these Two Persons .................................. 452
16. Getting on........................................................................................................ 464
17. Missing............................................................................................................ 470
18. A Castle in the Air .......................................................................................... 478
19. The Storming of the Castle in the Air............................................................. 484
20. Introduces the next.......................................................................................... 496
21. The History of a Self-Tormentor .................................................................... 504
22. Who passes by this Road so late? ................................................................... 511
23. Mistress Affery makes a Conditional Promise, .............................................. 516
24. The Evening of a Long Day............................................................................ 526
25. The Chief Butler Resigns the Seals of Office................................................. 534
26. Reaping the Whirlwind ................................................................................... 541
27. The Pupil of the Marshalsea ........................................................................... 548
28. An Appearance in the Marshalsea .................................................................. 559
29. A Plea in the Marshalsea................................................................................. 573
30. Closing in ........................................................................................................ 580
31. Closed ............................................................................................................. 598
32. Going............................................................................................................... 605
33. Going! ............................................................................................................. 611
34. Gone................................................................................................................ 619