Chance: A Tale in Two Parts

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APPENDIX A

The Heinemann and Dent 1949 editions of Chance both deleted the following passages from the Methuen 1914 first edition. The deletions are given in square brackets. Pagination refers to the present edition.

56.30 their being. [This last was difficult to a volatile person (I
am sure that to the Fynes I was a volatile person) and
the amusement in itself was not very great; but still--in
the country--away from all mental stimulants! . . .] My
efforts
68.31 a sensation; [he kept his eyes fixed upon me prepared for
some sign of it.] But
69.19 proper names. [There they lie inanimate, awaiting the
magic touch--and not very prompt in arising when
called, either. The name is the first thing I forget of a
man. It is but just to add that frequently it is also the
last, and this accounts for my possession of a good many
anonymous memories.] In de Barral's case
71.8 Later [on] she
75.4 It was only once, [but as I sat with the distressed Fyne
who had suddenly resuscitated his name buried in my
memory with other dead labels of the past, I may say I
saw him again, I saw him with great vividness of
recollection, as he appeared] in the days
75.29 sat at an [shining] inlaid
76.9 very fresh [and alert], exhaling
77.5 Eh? [What?] Who

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction vii
  • Note on the Text xx
  • Select Bibliography xxiii
  • A Chronology of Joseph Conrad xxv
  • Title Page xxix
  • Author's Note xxxi
  • Contents xxxv
  • Part I the Damsel 1
  • Chapter One - Young Powell and His Chance 3
  • Chapter Two - the Fynes and the Girl-Friend 35
  • Chapter Three - Thrift--And the Child 67
  • Chapter Four - the Governess 96
  • Chapter Five - the Tea-Party 134
  • Chapter Six - Flora 163
  • Chapter Seven - on the Pavement 196
  • Part Ii the Knight 255
  • Chapter One - the Ferndale 257
  • Chapter Two - Young Powell Sees and Hears 272
  • Chapter Three - Devoted Servants--And the Light of a Flare 296
  • Chapter Four - Anthony and Flora 325
  • Chapter Five - the Great De Barral 349
  • Chapter Six - . . . a Moonless Night, Thick with Stars Above, Very Dark on the Water* 402
  • Appendix A 448
  • Appendix B 452
  • Explanatory Notes 457
  • Glossary of Nautical Terms 469
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