The Virginians

William Makepeace THACKERAY (1811 - 1863)

It tells the story of Henry Esmond's twin grandsons, George and Henry Warrington. Henry's romantic entanglements with an older woman lead up to his taking a commission in the British army and fighting under the command of General Wolfe at the capture of Quebec. On the outbreak of the American War of Independence he takes the revolutionary side. George, who is also a British officer, thereupon resigns his commission rather than take up arms against his brother. (Summary by Wikipedia)

Genre(s): Action & Adventure Fiction, Historical Fiction, War & Military Fiction

Language: English

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Play 01 CHAPTER I. In which one of the Virginians visits home Nick Bulka
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Play 02 CHAPTER II. In which Harry has to pay for his supper Nick Bulka
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Play 03 CHAPTER III. The Esmonds in Virginia Nick Bulka
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Play 04 CHAPTER IV. In which Harry finds a New Relative Nick Bulka
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Play 05 CHAPTER V. Family Jars Nick Bulka
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Play 06 CHAPTER VI. The Virginians begin to see the World Nick Bulka
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Play 07 CHAPTER VII. Preparations for War Nick Bulka
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Play 08 CHAPTER VIII. In which George suffers from a Common Disease Nick Bulka
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Play 09 CHAPTER IX. Hospitalities Nick Bulka
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Play 10 CHAPTER X. A Hot Afternoon Nick Bulka
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Play 11 CHAPTER XI. Wherein the two Georges prepare for Blood Nick Bulka
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Play 12 CHAPTER XII. News from the Camp Nick Bulka
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Play 13 CHAPTER XIII. Profitless Quest Nick Bulka
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Play 14 CHAPTER XIV. Harry in England Nick Bulka
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Play 15 CHAPTER XV. A Sunday at Castlewood Nick Bulka
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Play 16 CHAPTER XVI. In which Gumbo shows Skill with the Old English Weapon Nick Bulka
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Play 17 CHAPTER XVII. On the Scent Nick Bulka
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Play 18 CHAPTER XVIII. An Old Story Nick Bulka
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Play 19 CHAPTER XIX. Containing both Love and Luck Nick Bulka
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Play 20 CHAPTER XX. Facilis Descensus Nick Bulka
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Play 21 CHAPTER XXI. Samaritans Nick Bulka
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Play 22 CHAPTER XXII. In Hospital Nick Bulka
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Play 23 CHAPTER XXIII. Holidays Nick Bulka
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Play 24 CHAPTER XXIV. From Oakhurst to Tunbridge Nick Bulka
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Play 25 CHAPTER XXV. New Acquaintances Nick Bulka
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Play 26 CHAPTER XXVI. In which we are at a very Great Distance from Oakhurst Nick Bulka
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Play 27 CHAPTER XXVII. Plenus Opus Aleae Nick Bulka
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Play 28 CHAPTER XXVIII. The Way of the World Nick Bulka
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Play 29 CHAPTER XXIX. In which Harry continues to enjoy Otium sine Dignitate Nick Bulka
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Play 30 CHAPTER XXX. Contains a Letter to Virginia Nick Bulka
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Play 31 CHAPTER XXXI. The Bear and the Leader Nick Bulka
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Play 32 CHAPTER XXXII. In which a Family Coach is ordered Nick Bulka
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Play 33 CHAPTER XXXIII. Contains a Soliloquy by Hester Nick Bulka
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Play 34 CHAPTER XXXIV. In which Mr. Warrington treats the Company with Tea and a Ball Nick Bulka
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Play 35 CHAPTER XXXV. Entanglements Nick Bulka
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Play 36 CHAPTER XXXVI. Which seems to mean Mischief Nick Bulka
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Play 37 CHAPTER XXXVII. In which various Matches are fought Nick Bulka
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Play 38 CHAPTER XXXVIII. Sampson and the Philistines Nick Bulka
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Play 39 CHAPTER XXXIX. Harry to the Rescue Nick Bulka
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Play 40 CHAPTER XL. In which Harry pays off an Old Debt, and incurs some New Ones Nick Bulka
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Play 41 CHAPTER XLI. Rake's Progress Nick Bulka
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Play 42 CHAPTER XLII. Fortunatus Nimium Nick Bulka
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Play 43 CHAPTER XLIII. In which Harry flies High Nick Bulka
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Play 44 CHAPTER XLIV. Contains what might, perhaps, have been expected Nick Bulka
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Play 45 CHAPTER XLV. In which Harry finds two Uncles Nick Bulka
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Play 46 CHAPTER XLVI. Chains and Slavery Nick Bulka
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Play 47 CHAPTER XLVII. Visitors in Trouble Nick Bulka
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Play 48 CHAPTER XLVIII. An Apparition Nick Bulka
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Play 49 CHAPTER XLIX. Friends in Need Nick Bulka
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Play 50 CHAPTER L. Contains a Great deal of the Finest Morality Nick Bulka
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Play 51 CHAPTER LI. Conticuere Omnes Nick Bulka
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Play 52 CHAPTER LII. Intentique Ora tenebant Nick Bulka
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Play 53 CHAPTER LIII. Where we remain at the Court End of the Town Nick Bulka
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Play 54 CHAPTER LIV. During which Harry sits smoking his Pipe at Home Nick Bulka
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Play 55 CHAPTER LV. Between Brothers Nick Bulka
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Play 56 CHAPTER LVI. Ariadne Nick Bulka
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Play 57 CHAPTER LVII. In which Mr. Harry's Nose continues to be put out of joint Nick Bulka
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Play 58 CHAPTER LVIII. Where we do what Cats may do Nick Bulka
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Play 59 CHAPTER LIX. In which we are treated to a Play Nick Bulka
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Play 60 CHAPTER LX. Which treats of Macbeth, a Supper, and a Pretty Kettle of Nick Bulka
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Play 61 CHAPTER LXI. In which the Prince marches up the Hill and down again Nick Bulka
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Play 62 CHAPTER LXII. Arma Virumque Nick Bulka
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Play 63 CHAPTER LXIII. Melpomene Nick Bulka
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Play 64 CHAPTER LXIV. In which Harry lives to fight another Day Nick Bulka
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Play 65 CHAPTER LXV. Soldier's Return Nick Bulka
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Play 66 CHAPTER LXVI. In which we go a-courting Nick Bulka
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Play 67 CHAPTER LXVII. In which a Tragedy is acted, and two more are begun Nick Bulka
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Play 68 CHAPTER LXVIII. In which Harry goes westward Nick Bulka
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Play 69 CHAPTER LXIX. A Little Innocent Nick Bulka
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Play 70 CHAPTER LXX. In which Cupid plays a Considerable Part Nick Bulka
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Play 71 CHAPTER LXXI. White Favours Nick Bulka
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Play 72 CHAPTER LXXII. (From the Warrington MS.) In which My Lady is on the Top Nick Bulka
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Play 73 CHAPTER LXXIII. We keep Christmas at Castlewood. 1759 Nick Bulka
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Play 74 CHAPTER LXXIV. News from Canada Nick Bulka
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Play 75 CHAPTER LXXV. The Course of True Love Nick Bulka
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Play 76 CHAPTER LXXVI. Informs us how Mr. Warrington jumped into a Landau Nick Bulka
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Play 77 CHAPTER LXXVII. And how everybody got out again Nick Bulka
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Play 78 CHAPTER LXXVIII. Pyramus and Thisbe Nick Bulka
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Play 79 CHAPTER LXXIX. Containing both Comedy and Tragedy Nick Bulka
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Play 80 CHAPTER LXXX. Pocahontas Nick Bulka
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Play 81 CHAPTER LXXXI. Res Angusta Domi Nick Bulka
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Play 82 CHAPTER LXXXII. Miles's Moidore Nick Bulka
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Play 83 CHAPTER LXXXIII. Troubles and Consolations Nick Bulka
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Play 84 CHAPTER LXXXIV. In which Harry submits to the Common Lot Nick Bulka
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Play 85 CHAPTER LXXXV. Inveni Portum Nick Bulka
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Play 86 CHAPTER LXXXVI. At Home Nick Bulka
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Play 87 CHAPTER LXXXVII. The Last of God Save the King Nick Bulka
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Play 88 CHAPTER LXXXVIII. Yankee Doodle comes to Town Nick Bulka
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Play 89 CHAPTER LXXXIX. A Colonel without a Regiment Nick Bulka
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Play 90 CHAPTER XC. In which we both fight and run away Nick Bulka
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Play 91 CHAPTER XCI. Satis Pugnae Nick Bulka
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Play 92 CHAPTER XCII. Under Vine and Fig-Tree Nick Bulka
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