Romola (London 1863)

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ROMOLA.

 

BY


GEORGE ELIOT,

AUTHOR OF
"ADAM BEDE," "THE MILL ON THE FLOSS," "SILAS MARNER,"
AND "SCENES OF CLERICAL LIFE."

 

IN THREE VOLUMES.

 

CONTENTS

TO THE FIRST VOLUME.

 
PAGE
Proem 1
BOOK I.
Chap.
I. The Shipwrecked Stranger 17
II. A Breakfast for Love 40
III. The Barber's Shop 48
IV. First Impressions 67
V. The Blind Scholar and his Daughter 73
VI. Dawning Hopes 97
VII. A Learned Squabble 124
VIII. A Face in the Crowd 134
IX. A Man's Ransom 156
X. Under the Plane-Tree 169
XI. Tito's Dilemma 189
XII. The Prize is nearly Grasped 196
XIII. The Shadow of Nemesis 217
XIV. The Peasants' Fair 229
XV. The Dying Message 254
XVI. A Florentine Joke 269
XVII. Under the Loggia 292
XVIII. The Portrait 303
XIX. The Old Man's Hope 314
XX. The Day of the Betrothal 321

 

CONTENTS

TO THE SECOND VOLUME.

 
BOOK II.
Chap. PAGE
I. Florence expects a Guest 1
II. The Prisoners 14
III. After-Thoughts 27
IV. Inside the Duomo 33
V. Outside the Duomo 44
VI. The Garment of Fear 52
VII. The Young Wife 61
VIII. The Painted Record 79
IX. A Moment of Triumph 88
X. The Avenger's Secret 100
XI. Fruit is Seed 116
XII. A Revelation 125
XIII. Baldassarre makes an Acquaintance 143
XIV. No Place for Repentance 157
XV. What Florence was Thinking of 177
XVI. Ariadne Discrowns Herself 184
XVII. The Tabernacle Unlocked 202
XVIII. The Black Marks become Magical 210
XIX. A Supper in the Rucellai Gardens 221
XX. An Arresting Voice 250
XXI. Coming Back 265

BOOK III.
XXII. Romola in her Place 271
XXIII. The Unseen Madonna 284
XXIV. The Visible Madonna 295
XXV. At the Barber's Shop 305
XXVI. By a Street Lamp 320

 

CONTENTS

TO THE THIRD VOLUME.

 
BOOK III.—continued.
Chap. PAGE
I. Check 1
II. Counter-check 7
III. The Pyramid of Vanities 18
IV. Tessa Abroad and at Home 28
V. Monna Brigida's Conversion 46
VI. A Prophetess 55
VII. On San Miniato 67
VIII. The Evening and the Morning 76
IX. Waiting 82
X. The other Wife 88
XI. Why Tito was Safe 108
XII. A Final Understanding 119
XIII. Pleading 129
XIV. The Scaffold 145
XV. Drifting Away 156
XVI. The Benediction 164
XVII. Ripening Schemes 172
XVIII. The Prophet in his Cell 191
XIX. The Trial by Fire 205
XX. A Masque of the Furies 218
XXI. Waiting by the River 226
XXII. Romola's Waking 237
XXIII. Homeward 253
XXIV. Meeting Again 259
XXV. The Confession 268
XXVI. The Last Silence 280
Epilogue 286



This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.