Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia

By Samuel Johnson | Go to book overview
CONTENTS.
CHAP.PAGE
I. Description of a Palace in a Valley1
II.The Discontent of Rasselas in the Happy Valley5
III. The Wants of Him that wants Nothing8
IV. The Prince continues to grieve and muse10
V. The Prince meditates his Escape14
VI. A Dissertation on the Art of Flying16
VII. The Prince finds a Man of Learning21
VIII. The History of Imlac23
IX. The History of Imlac continued27
X. Imlac's History continued. A Dissertation upon Poetry31
XI. Imlac's Narrative continued. A Hint on Pilgrimage35
XII. The Story of Imlac continued39
XIII. Rasselas discovers the Means of Escape44
XIV. Rasselas and Imlac receive an Unexpected Visit47
XV. The Prince and Princess, leave the Valley mid see Many Wonders49
XVI. They enter Cairo, and find every Man Happy52
XVII. The Prince associates with Young Men of Spirit and Gaiety,56
XVIII. The Prince finds a Wise and Happy Man58
XIX. A Glimpse of Pastoral Life61
XX. The Danger of Prosperity63
XXI. The Happiness of Solitude. The Hermit's History65
XXII. The Happiness of a Life led according to Nature68
XXIII. The Prince and his Sister divide between them the Work of Observation71
XXIV. The Prince examines the Happiness of High Stations72
XXV. The Princess pursues her Inquiry with More Diligence than Success74
XXVI. The Princess continues her Remarks upon Private Life77
XXVII. Disquisition upon Greatness80
XXVIII. Rasselas and Nekayah continue their Conversation83

-iii-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Full screen
/ 157

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.