Pompey the Little:
Life and Adventures
The portrait of Pompey the Little
There's also a GIF of the title page, for the fussy or curious among you
The page numbers below (and commented in the HTML source) refer to the third (1752) edition, which is what I have in front of me. The text is that of the 1752 edition. Typos are corrected when they would affect the reading; they are noted in the HTML.
Dedication and Contents
A Panegyric upon dogs, together with some observations on modern novels and romances
The birth, parentage, education, and travels of a lap-dog.
Our hero arrives in England. A conversation between two ladies concerning his master.
Another conversation between Hillario and two ladies of quality.
The characer of lady Tempest, with some particulars of her servants and Family.
Our hero becomes a dog of the town, and shines in high-life.
Relating a curious dispute on the immortality of the soul, in which the name of our hero will but once be mentioned.
Various and sundry manners.
What the reader will know if he reads it.
A matrimonial dispute.
A stroke at the methodists.
The history of a modish marriage ; the description of a coffee-house, and a very grave political debate on the good of the nation.
A description of counsellor Tanturian.
A short chapter, containing all the wit, and all the spirit, and all the pleasure of modern young gentlemen.
Our hero falls into great misfortunes.
The history of a highwayman.
Adventures at the Bath.
More adventures at Bath.
Fortune grows favourable to our hero, and restores him to high-life.
A long chapter of characters.
The characters of the foregoing chapter exemplified. An irreparable misfortune befals our hero.
Another long chapter of characters.
A description of a drum.
In which several things are touched upon.
Describing the miseries of a garreteer poet.
A poetical feast, and squabble of authors.
Our hero goes to the university of Cambridge.
Adventures at Cambridge.
The character of a master of arts at a university.
Pompey returns to London, and occasions a remarkable dispute in the Mall.
A terrible misfortune happens to our hero, which brings his history to a conclusion.
This page is by James Eason.