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The History of Don Quixote de la Mancha   By: (1547-1616)

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Transcribers note: The single occurence in the original of the letter e with macron above has been represented in the text below as [=e]

THE HISTORY

OF

DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA.

[Illustration: Don Quixote.]

[Illustration:

The

history

of

Don Quixote

de la mancha

LONDON

Edward Lumley.]

The history

of

Don Quixote de la Mancha.

From the Spanish of Cervantes.

REVISED FOR GENERAL READING.

TO WHICH IS PREFIXED

A Sketch of the Life and Writings of the Author.

Second Edition,

WITH ADDITIONAL ILLUSTRATIONS.

London:

James Burns

mdcccxlviii.

CONTENTS.

CHAP. PAGE

I. The quality and way of living of Don Quixote 1

II. Which treats of Don Quixote's first sally 5

III. An account of the pleasant method taken by Don Quixote to be dubbed a knight 8

IV. What befell the Knight after he had left the inn 12

V. A further account of our Knight's misfortunes 17

VI. Of the pleasant and curious scrutiny which the Curate and the Barber made of the library of our ingenious gentleman 20

VII. Don Quixote's second sally in quest of adventures 24

VIII. Of the good success which the valorous Don Quixote had in the most terrifying and incredible adventure of the Windmills, with other transactions worthy to be transmitted to posterity 26

IX. What passed between Don Quixote and the Goatherds 29

X. A continuation of the story of Marcella 33

XI. The sage discourse continued; with the adventures of a dead body 47

XII. Which treats of the grand adventure of Mambrino's helmet, with other things which befell our invincible Knight 57

XIII. Of what befell Don Quixote in the Sierra Morena, being one of the most extraordinary adventures related in this faithful history 66

XIV. A continuation of the adventure in the Sierra Morena 72

XV. Of what happened to Don Quixote's Squire, with the famous device of the Curate and the Barber 84

XVI. How the Priest and the Barber proceeded in their project; with other things worthy of being related 88

XVII. Of the new and agreeable adventure that befell the Priest and the Barber, and of the beautiful Dorothea 96

XVIII. Which treats of the beautiful Dorothea's discretion; with other particulars 102

XIX. Of the ingenious method pursued to withdraw our enamoured Knight from the rigorous penance which he had imposed on himself 108

XX. The pleasant dialogue between Don Quixote and his Squire continued; with other adventures 115

XXI. What befell Don Quixote and his company at the inn 121

XXII. Of the dreadful battle betwixt Don Quixote and certain Wine skins 125

XXIII. Containing an account of many surprising accidents in the inn 127

XXIV. The history of the famous Princess Micomicona continued; with other pleasant adventures 132

XXV. A continuation of Don Quixote's curious and excellent discourse upon arms and learning 137

XXVI. Of occurrences at the inn; and of many other things worthy to be known 139

XXVII. The agreeable history of the young muleteer; with other strange accidents 141

XXVIII. A continuation of the extraordinary adventures that happened in the inn 145

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