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History don quixote de lamancha

Author: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra


CHAPTER I. The quality and way of living of Don Quixote.
CHAPTER II. Which treats of Don Quixote’s first sally.
CHAPTER III. An account of the pleasant method taken by Don Quixote to be dubbed a knight.
CHAPTER IV. What befel the Knight after he had left the inn.
CHAPTER V. A further account of our Knight’s misfortunes.
CHAPTER VI. Of the pleasant and curious scrutiny which the Curate and the Barber made of the library of our ingenious gentleman.
CHAPTER VII. Don Quixote’s second sally in quest of adventures.
CHAPTER 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.
CHAPTER IX. What passed between Don Quixote and the Goatherds.
CHAPTER X. A continuation of the story of Marcella.
CHAPTER XI. The sage discourse continued, with the adventures of a dead body.
CHAPTER XII. Which treats of the grand adventure of Mambrino’s helmet, with other things which befel our invincible Knight.
CHAPTER XIII. Of what befel Don Quixote in the Sierra Morena, being one of the most extraordinary adventures related in this faithful history.
CHAPTER XIV. A continuation of the adventure in the Sierra Morena.
CHAPTER XV. Of what happened to Don Quixote’s Squire, with the famous device of the Curate and the Barber.
CHAPTER XVI. How the Priest and the Barber proceeded in their project; with other things worthy of being related.
CHAPTER XVII. Of the new and agreeable adventure that befell the Priest and the Barber, and of the beautiful Dorothea.
CHAPTER XVIII. Which treats of the beautiful Dorothea’s discretion; with other particulars.
CHAPTER XIX. Of the ingenious method pursued to withdraw our enamoured Knight from the rigorous penance which he had imposed on himself.
CHAPTER XX. The pleasant dialogue between Don Quixote and his Squire continued; with other adventures.
CHAPTER XXI. What befell Don Quixote and his company at the inn.
CHAPTER XXII. Of the dreadful battle betwixt Don Quixote and certain Wine-skins.
CHAPTER XXIII. Containing an account of many surprising accidents in the inn.
CHAPTER XXIV. The history of the famous Princess Micomicona continued; with other pleasant adventures.
CHAPTER XXV. A continuation of Don Quixote’s curious and excellent discourse upon arms and learning.
CHAPTER XXVI. Of occurrences at the inn; and of many other things worthy to be known.
CHAPTER XXVII. The agreeable history of the young muleteer; with other strange accidents.
CHAPTER XXVIII. A continuation of the extraordinary adventures that happened in the inn.
CHAPTER XXIX. In which the dispute concerning Mambrino’s helmet is decided; with other adventures that really and truly happened.
CHAPTER XXX. The notable adventure of the Holy Brotherhood; with an account of the ferocity of our good Knight, Don Quixote.
CHAPTER XXXI. Of the strange and wonderful manner in which Don Quixote de la Mancha was enchanted; with other remarkable occurrences.
CHAPTER XXXII. Of the ingenious contest between Don Quixote and the Canon; with other incidents.
CHAPTER XXXIII. The Goatherd’s narrative.
CHAPTER XXXIV. Of the quarrel between Don Quixote and the Goatherd, with the rare adventure of the Disciplinants.
CHAPTER XXXV. What passed between the Curate, the Barber, and Don Quixote, concerning his indisposition.
CHAPTER XXXVI. Of the memorable quarrel between Sancho Panza and Don Quixote’s Niece and Housekeeper; with other pleasant passages.
CHAPTER XXXVII. The pleasant discourse between Don Quixote, Sancho Panza, and the bachelor Samson Carrasco.
CHAPTER XXXVIII. The discourse continued; also the wise and pleasant dialogue between Sancho Panza and Teresa Panza his wife; together with other passages worthy of happy memory.
CHAPTER XXXIX. What passed between Don Quixote, his Niece, and the Housekeeper; being one of the most important chapters in the whole history.
CHAPTER XL. Don Quixote’s success in his journey to visit the Lady Dulcinea del Toboso.
CHAPTER XLI. That gives an account of things which you will know when you have read it.
CHAPTER XLII. Wherein is related the stratagem practised by Sancho, of enchanting the Lady Dulcinea; with other events no less ludicrous than true.
CHAPTER XLIII. Of the strange adventure which befell the valorous Don Quixote with the cart, or Death’s caravan.
CHAPTER XLIV. Of the strange adventure which befell the valorous Don Quixote with the brave Knight of the Mirrors.
CHAPTER XLV. Wherein is continued the adventure of the Knight of the Wood, with the wise and witty dialogue between the two Squires.
CHAPTER XLVI. Continuation again of the adventure of the Knight of the Wood.
CHAPTER XLVII. Giving an account of the Knight of the Mirrors and his Squire.
CHAPTER XLVIII. Of what befell Don Quixote with a worthy gentleman of La Mancha.
CHAPTER XLIX. Where you will find set forth the highest proof that Don Quixote ever gave, or could give, of his courage; with the successful issue of the adventure of the Lions.
CHAPTER L. How Don Quixote was entertained at the castle or house of the Knight of the Green Coat, with other extraordinary matters.
CHAPTER LI. The adventure of the Shepherd-Lover, and other truly comical passages.
CHAPTER LII. An account of rich Camacho’s wedding, and what befell poor Basil.
CHAPTER LIII. The progress of Camacho’s wedding; with other delightful accidents.
CHAPTER LIV. An account of the great adventure of Montesinos’ cave.
CHAPTER LV. Of the wonderful things which the unparalleled Don Quixote declared he had seen in the deep cave of Montesinos, the greatness and impossibility of which make this adventure pass for apocryphal.
CHAPTER LVI. Which gives an account of a thousand trifles and stories, as impertinent as necessary to the right understanding of this grand history.
CHAPTER LVII. Where you find the grounds of the braying adventures, that of the Puppet-player, and the memorable divining of the fortune-telling Ape.
CHAPTER LVIII. A pleasant account of the Puppet-play; with other very good things.
CHAPTER LIX. Wherein is shewn Don Quixote’s ill success in the braying adventure, which did not end so happily as he desired and expected.
CHAPTER LX. Of some things which he that reads shall know, if he reads them with attention.
CHAPTER LXI. What happened to Don Quixote with the fair Huntress.
CHAPTER LXII. Which treats of many and great matters.
CHAPTER LXIII. Don Quixote’s answer to his reprover; with other grave and merry accidents.
CHAPTER LXIV. Containing ways and means for disenchanting the peerless Dulcinea del Toboso, being one of the most famous adventures in the whole book.
CHAPTER LXV. Wherein is contained the information given to Don Quixote how to disenchant Dulcinea; with other wonderful passages.
CHAPTER LXVI. Wherein is recorded the wonderful and inconceivable adventure of the afflicted Duenna, or the Countess of Trifaldi; and likewise Sancho Panza’s letter to his wife Teresa Panza.
CHAPTER LXVII. In which is continued the famous adventure of the afflicted Duenna.
CHAPTER LXVIII. Of the account given by the afflicted Duenna of her misfortunes.
CHAPTER LXIX. Wherein the Countess Trifaldi continues her stupendous and memorable history.
CHAPTER LXX. Which treats of matters relating and appertaining to this adventure, and to this memorable history.
CHAPTER LXXI. Of the arrival of Clavileno; with the conclusion of this prolix adventure.
CHAPTER LXXII. The instructions which Don Quixote gave to Sancho Panza, before he went to his government; with other well-digested matter.
CHAPTER LXXIII. Of the second instruction Don Quixote gave Sancho Panza.
CHAPTER LXXIV. How Sancho Panza was carried to his government; and of the strange adventure that befell Don Quixote in the castle.
CHAPTER LXXV. How the great Sancho Panza took possession of his island, and in what manner he began to govern.
CHAPTER LXXVI. Of a dreadful alarm which Don Quixote experienced.
CHAPTER LXXVII. Which gives a further account of Sancho Panza’s behaviour in his government
CHAPTER LXXVIII. What happened to Don Quixote with Donna Rodriguez; as also other passages worthy to be recorded.
CHAPTER LXXIX. What happened to Sancho Panza as he went the rounds in his island.
CHAPTER LXXX. Which narrates the success of the page that carried Sancho’s letter to his wife.
CHAPTER LXXXI. A continuation of Sancho Panza’s government; with other entertaining passages.
CHAPTER LXXXII. A relation of the adventures of the second disconsolate or distressed matron, otherwise called Donna Rodriguez; with the letters of Teresa Panza to the Duchess and to her husband.
CHAPTER LXXXIII. The toilsome end and conclusion of Sancho Panza’s government.
CHAPTER LXXXIV. What happened to Sancho by the way; with other matters which you will have no more to do than to see.
CHAPTER LXXXV. Which treats of matters that relate to this history, and no other.
CHAPTER LXXXVI. Of the extraordinary and unaccountable combat between Don Quixote de la Mancha and the lackey Tosilos, in vindication of the matron Donna Rodriguez’s daughter.
CHAPTER LXXXVII. How adventures crowded so thick on Don Quixote that they trod upon one another’s heels.
CHAPTER LXXXVIII. Of an extraordinary accident that happened to Don Quixote, which may well pass for an adventure.
CHAPTER LXXXIX. What happened to Don Quixote going to Barcelona.
CHAPTER XC. Of what befell Don Quixote at his entrance into Barcelona; with other events more true than ingenious.
CHAPTER XCI. Of the adventure of the enchanted head; with other trifling matters that must not be omitted.
CHAPTER XCII. Of an unlucky adventure which Don Quixote laid most to heart of any that had yet befallen him.
CHAPTER XCIII. Wherein is given an account of the Knight of the White Moon; with other matters.
CHAPTER XCIV. How Don Quixote resolved to turn shepherd, and lead a rural life for the year’s time he was obliged not to bear arms; with other passages truly good and diverting.
CHAPTER XCV. Of the ominous accidents that crossed Don Quixote as he entered his village; with other transactions that illustrate and adorn this memorable history.
CHAPTER XCVI. How Don Quixote fell sick, made his last will, and died.