O, my dear uncle! "I will learn it," said Jones. The first moment of hope that my Sophiamight be my wife taught it me at once; and all the rest of her sexfrom that moment became as little the objects of desire to my senseas of passion to my heart." de Bellenand) , 1948. am Inot assured that the blessed day will come, when I shall call youmine; when fears shall be no more; when I shall have that dear, thatvast, that exquisite, ecstatic delight of making my Sophiahappy?" Index of The History of Tom Jones, a foundling, Download The History of Tom Jones, a foundling pdf. It is impossible to conceive a more tender or moving scene than themeeting between the uncle and nephew (for Mrs Waters, as the readermay well suppose, had at her last visit discovered to him the secretof his birth). says Western.--"Indeed,sir," says she, "I have no such intention." Blifil was at first sullen and silent, balancing in his mind whetherhe should yet deny all; but, finding at last the evidence too strongagainst him, he betook himself at last to confession. for I won't part with thee to-night; and it wouldbe barbarous to part Tom and the girl." He said, hefeared they might be tampered with by Mr Jones, or some of hisfriends. my Sophia, am I never to hope for forgiveness?" My only desire is to be restored to theaffection of my father, and to be again the mistress of his family.This, sir, I hope to owe to your good offices. transporting thought! The novel is both a Bildungsroman and a picaresque novel. I know he hath been guilty of faults; but thereis great goodness of heart at the bottom. He then insisted much on the security given him byNightingale of a fair pretence for breaking off, if, contrary to theirexpectations, her ladyship should have accepted his offer; but confestthat he had been guilty of a great indiscretion to put such a letteras that into her power, "which," said he, "I have dearly paid for, inthe effect it has upon you." Tom Jones is a foundling discovered on the property of a very kind, wealthy landowner, Squire Allworthy. "A nephewof your's, Mr Allworthy!" Download The History of Tom Jones, a foundling pdf File size: 2.1 MB What's this? I am sure I have said all I can;but all to no purpose. I am convinced the fellow is a villain, and he shall bepunished; at least as far as I can punish him.". I am convinced, sir, you are too good and generous toresent my refusal of your nephew. Sophia blushed and half smiled; but, forcingagain her brow into a frown--"If I am to judge," said she, "of thefuture by the past, my image will no more remain in your heart when Iam out of your sight, than it will in this glass when I am out of theroom." Indeed, you have actedstrangely. (2), Commentator for written text --"Pardon me, madam," cries Allworthy, "if I am a littlesurprized, after what I have heard from Mr Western--I hope theunhappy young man hath done nothing to forfeit your good opinion, ifhe had ever the honour to enjoy it.--Perhaps, he may have beenmisrepresented to you, as he was to me. no," cries MrsMiller; "I hope you have not lost her yet. Believe me, sir, the only instance in which I could disobeyyou would be to give an uneasy moment to my Sophia. Men over-violent in their dispositions are, for the most part, aschangeable in them. I presently called in thepeople, and she never spoke more to me, and died within a few minutesafterwards." Analliance with so charming and so excellent a young lady would indeedbe an honour to the greatest in England." Not that any of the charms which adornedeither the person or mind of Sophia created the uneasiness; it was thecontents of her father's coffers which set his heart a longing. Mr Nightingale hath purchased an estate for his son in theneighbourhood of Jones, where the young gentleman, his lady, MrsMiller, and her little daughter reside, and the most agreeableintercourse subsists between the two families. What amendscan I ever make you for those unkind, those unjust suspicions which Ihave entertained, and for all the sufferings they have occasioned toyou?" As to the other persons who have made any considerable figure in thishistory, as some may desire to know a little more concerning them, wewill proceed, in as few words as possible, to satisfy their curiosity. ""No, indeed, sir," says Sophia, "I have given no such consent." "for indeed,"says she, "I cannot be easy while such a villain is in myhouse." --"Nay,sir," answered Dowling, "if your worship bids me speak the truth, I amsure I shall do it.--Indeed, sir, I did know it; for they were almostthe last words which Madam Blifil ever spoke, which she mentioned tome as I stood alone by her bedside, when she delivered me the letter Ibrought your worship from her." Now the reality of the case, with which Jones was not acquainted tillafterwards, was this:--The lieutenant whom Lord Fellamar had employed,according to the advice of Lady Bellaston, to press Jones as avagabond into the sea-service, when he came to report to his lordshipthe event which we have before seen, spoke very favourably of thebehaviour of Mr Jones on all accounts, and strongly assured that lordthat he must have mistaken the person, for that Jones was certainly agentleman; insomuch that his lordship, who was strictly a man ofhonour, and would by no means have been guilty of an action which theworld in general would have condemned, began to be much concerned forthe advice which he had taken. Let mebeseech you, sir," added he, "to reflect on the dreadful consequencesof driving him to violent and sudden despair. When Allworthy returned to his lodgings, he heard Mr Jones was justarrived before him. My conduct, I think,shews you clearly I do not believe there is much in that. Indeed, when Iconsider the black ingratitude of this fellow toward you, I think ahighwayman, compared to him, is an innocent person. (1), Author Consider, sir, he wasignorant it was his own mother; and the discovery itself will mostprobably break his heart, without your unkindness. The evening was spent in much true mirth. "Mr Jones your nephew,sir!" She can have no longer any doubt about the letter; ofthat I am certain; for I told her my son Nightingale was ready to takehis oath, if she pleased, that it was all his own invention, and theletter of his inditing. 304527-100], Tom Jones, traduit de l'anglais par de La Place. "answered Jones; "indeed, sir, you have used me nobly. He then caught her in hisarms, and kissed her with an ardour he had never ventured before. "Pardon me, dearyoung lady," cries Allworthy, "I begin now to be afraid he hath hadtoo much acquaintance for the repose of his future days; since, ifever man was capable of a sincere, violent, and noble passion, such,I am convinced, is my unhappy nephew's for Miss Western." Inreality, the promises which Blifil had made to Dowling were themotives which had induced him to secrecy; and, as he now very plainlysaw Blifil would not be able to keep them, he thought proper now tomake this confession, which the promises of forgiveness, joined to thethreats, the voice, the looks of Allworthy, and the discoveries he hadmade before, extorted from him, who was besides taken unawares, andhad no time to consider of evasions. "Why then," says she, "I have been with your young lady, and haveexplained all matters to her, as they were told to me by my sonNightingale. Mrs Western was soon reconciled to her niece Sophia, and hath spenttwo months together with her in the country. A negative voice your daughter allows you, andGod and nature have thought proper to allow you no more." but surely, in myopinion, to lead our lives with one to whom we are indifferent mustbe a state of wretchedness.----Perhaps that wretchedness would beeven increased by a sense of the merits of an object to whom wecannot give our affections. Within a day or two after this, Lord Fellamar happened to dine withthe Irish peer, who, in a conversation upon the duel, acquainted hiscompany with the character of Fitzpatrick; to which, indeed, he didnot do strict justice, especially in what related to his lady. is thispoor man to die in his present situation." cries the squire, "Ay! ], Tom Jones, ó el Espósito, por Fielding, traduccion castellana [por Ignacio de Ordejon], Tom Jones, ou Histoire d'un enfant trouvé, par Fielding, traduction nouvelle... [par le Cte H. de La Bédoyère]. "Then, nephew," cries Allworthy, "Ifelicitate you most heartily; for I think you are the happiest of men.And, madam, you will give me leave to congratulate you on this joyfuloccasion: indeed, I am convinced you have bestowed yourself on one whowill be sensible of your great merit, and who will at least use hisbest endeavours to deserve it." --"Why, so I did," criesWestern, "as long as it was possible; but to hear a wench telling suchconfounded lies----Zounds! Let her gi' but her consent to marry as I wouldha' her, and I'll place as much confidence in her as wouldst ha'me." The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, often known simply as Tom Jones, is a comic novel by English playwright and novelist Henry Fielding.It is both a Bildungsroman and a picaresque novel.It was first published on 28 February 1749 in London, and is among the earliest English prose works to be classified as a novel. cries Western,"that he will, I warrant un.----Harkee, Allworthy, I'll bet thee fivepounds to a crown we have a boy to-morrow nine months; but pritheetell me what wut ha!
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