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History of My Life

First translated into English in accordance with the original French manuscript by Willard R. Trask

English translation copyright © 1966 by Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.
Originally published as Histoire de ma Vie, Edition Intégrale, by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, Vénitien, by F. A. Brockhaus, Wiesbaden, Libraire Plon, Paris 1960. © F. A. Brockhaus, Wiesbaden 1960

Volume 1

  • Preface [000]
  • Chapter I [001]
  • Chapter II: My grandmother comes to put me to board with Doctor Gozzi. My first love. [002]
  • Chapter III: Bettina believed mad, Father Mancia. The smallpox, I leave Padua. [003]
  • Chapter IV: The Patriarch of Venice confers minor orders on me. My acquaintance with Senator Malipiero, with Teresa Imer, with the niece of my parish priest, with Signora Orio, with Nanette and Marta, with La Cavamacchie. I become a preacher. My adventure at Pasiano with Lucia. Assignation on the fourth floor. [004]
  • Chapter V: An untoward night. I fall in love with the two sisters, I forget Angela. A ball at my house. Giulietta humiliated. My return to Pasiano. Lucia's misfortune. A favoring storm. [005]
  • Chapter VI: My grandmother's death and its consequences. I lose the good graces of Signor Malipiero. I no longer have a house. La Tintoretta. I am put in a seminary. I am expelled. I am imprisoned in a fortress. [006]
  • Chapter VII: My brief stay in the fortress of Sant'Andrea. My first repentance in love. The pleasures of vengeance and brilliant proof of an alibi. Arrest of Count Bonafede. I am set free. Arrival of the Bishop. I leave Venice. [007]
  • Chapter VIII: My misfortunes in Chioggia. Father Steffano, Recollect. The lazaretto at Ancona. The Greek slave. My pilgrimage to Our Lady of Loretto. I go to Rome on foot and from there to Naples to find the Bishop, but do not find him. Fortune provides me with the means of going to Martorano, which I very soon leave and return to Naples. [008]
  • Chapter IX: I make a short but pleasant stay in Naples. Don Antonio Casanova. Don Lelio Caraffa. I go to Rome in delightful company and there enter the service of Cardinal Acquaviva. Barbaruccia. Testaccio. Frascati. [009]
  • Chapter X: Benedict XIV. Excursion to Tivoli. Departure of Donna Lucrezia. The Marchesa G. Barbara Dalacqua. My bad luck and my departure from Rome. [010]

Volume 2

  • Chapter I: My short and too lively stay in Ancona. Cecilia, Marina, Bellino. The Greek slave girl from the Lazaretto. Bellino unmasks. [011]
  • Chapter II: Bellino unmasks; his story. I am arrested. My involuntary flight. My return to Rimini and my arrival in Bologna. [012]
  • Chapter III: I lay aside my clerical garb and put on a uniform. Teresa leaves for Naples, and I go to Venice, where I enter my country's service. I sail for Corfu and go ashore at Orsara to take a walk. [013]
  • Chapter IV: Laughable meeting at Orsara. Voyage to Corfu. Stay in Constantinople. Bonneval. My return to Corfu. Signora F. The pretended prince. My flight from Corfu. My pranks on the island of Casopo. I submit to arrest at Corfu. My speedy deliverance and my triumphs. My success with Signora F. [014]
  • Chapter V: Progress of my amour. I go to Otranto. I enter the service of Signora F. A fortunate injury. [015]
  • Chapter VI: Appalling misfortune, which crushes me. Cooling of love. My departure from Corfu and my return to Venice. I abandon the military profession and become a fiddler. [016]
  • Chapter VII: I go completely to the dogs. A piece of extraordinary good luck raises me from my degradation and I become a rich nobleman. [017]
  • Chapter VIII: I lead a dissolute life. Zawoiski. Rinaldi. L'Abadie. The young Countess. The Capuchin Don Steffani. Ancilla. La Ramon. I take a gondola at San Giobbe to go to Mestre. [018]
  • Chapter IX: I fall in love with Cristina and find her a husband worthy of her. Her wedding. [019]
  • Chapter X: Trifling misadventures which force me to leave Venice. What befalls me in Milan and in Mantua. [020]
  • Chapter XI: I go to Cesena to take possession of a treasure. I stay in Francia's house. His daughter Genoveffa. [021]

Volume 3

  • Chapter I: I attempt my magical operation. A terrible storm comes up. My fear. Genoveffa remains pure. I give up, and sell the sheath to Capitani. I meet Giulietta again, with the pretended Count Celi, now count Alfani. I decide to go to Naples. What puts me on a different road. [022]
  • Chapter II: I buy a fine carriage and leave for Parma with the old Captain and the young Frenchwoman. I see Genoveffa again and present her with a fine pair of gold bracelets. My perplexities concerning my female traveling companion. Monologue. Conversation with the Captain. Private interview with the Frnchewoman. [023]
  • Chapter III: I set out from Bologna a happy man. The Captain leaves us at Reggio, where I spend the night with Henriette. Our arrival in Parma. Henriette resumes the dress of her sex; our mutual happiness. I encounter some of my relatives, but do not make myself known. [024]
  • Chapter IV: I take a box at the opera despite Henriette's reluctance. Monsieur Dubois comes to call, he dines with us; trick which my mistress plays on him. Henriette reasons on happiness. We call on Dubois; extraordinary talent which my wife displays there. Monsieur Dutillot. The court gives a magnificent entertainment in the palace gardens; our disastrous encounter there. I have an interview with Monsieur d'Antoine, the Infante's favorite. [025]
  • Chapter V: Henriette receives Monsieur d'Antoine. I lose that charming woman, whom I accompany as far as Geneva. I cross the Saint Bernard Pass and return to Parma. Letter from Henriette. My despair. De La Haze pursues my acquaintance. Unpleasant adventure with an actress; its consequences. I become a bigot. Bavois. I hoax a bragging officer. [026]
  • Chapter VI: I receive good news from Venice, to which I return, taking De La Haye and Bavois with me. Excellent reception from my three friends, and their surprise at finding me a model of devotion. Bavois leads me back to my former life. De La Haye a true hypocrite. Adventure with the Marchetti girl. I win in the lottery. I meet Balletti again. De La Haye leaves the Palazzo Bragadin. I set off for Paris. [027]
  • Chapter VII: My stay in Ferrara and comic adventure which befalls me there. My arrival in Paris, 1750. [028]
  • Chapter VIII: My apprenticeship in Paris. Portraits. Oddities. Things many and various. [029]
  • Chapter IX: My blunders in French, my successes, my numerous acquaintances. Louis XV. My brother comes to Paris. [030]
  • Chapter X: I run foul of the law in Paris. Mademoiselle Vesian. [031]
  • Chapter XI: The beautiful O-Morphi. Imposture by a painter. I practice cabalism for the Duchess of Chartres. I leave Paris. My stay in Dresden and my departure from there. [032]
  • Chapter XII: My stay in Vienna. Joseph II. My departure for Venice. [033]
  • Chapter XIII: I return the portrait I had carried off from Vienna. I go to Padua; incident during my return; its consequences. I meet Teresa Imer again. My acquaintance with Signorina C. C. [034]
  • Chapter XIV: Progress of my love affair with the beautiful C. C. [035]
  • Chapter XV: Continuation of my love affair with C. C. Signor Bragadin asks for the young lady's hand for me. Her father refuses and puts her in a convent. De La Haye. I lose at cards. Association with Croce, which replenishes my purse. Various incidents. [036]
  • Chapter XVI: I come into money again. My adventure at Dolo. Analysis of a long letter from my mistress. P. C. plays me a scurvy trick in Vicenza. My tragicomic scene at the inn. [037]

Volume 4

  • Chapter I: Croce expelled from Venice. Sgombro. His disgrace and death. Misfortune which befalls my dear C. C. I receive an anonymous letter from a nun and I answer it. Love intrigue. [038]
  • Chapter II: Countess Coronini. Wounded feelings. Reconciliation. First meeting. Philosophical digression. [039]
  • Chapter III: Continuation of the preceding chapter. First assignation with M. M. Letter from C. C. My second assignation with the nun in my superb casino in Venice. I am happy. [040]
  • Chapter IV: Continuation of the preceding chapter. Visit to the convent and conversation with M. M. Letter which she writes me and my answer. Another meeting at the casino in Murano in the presence of her lover. [041]
  • Chapter V: I give M. M. my portrait. Her present to me. I go to the opera with her. She gambles and replenishes my purse. Philosophical conversation with M. M. Letter from C. C. She knows all. Ball at the convent: my exploits as Pierrot. C. C. comes to the casino instead of M. M. I spend an absurd night with her. [042]
  • Chapter VI: I am in great danger of perishing in the lagoons. Illness. Letters from C. C. and M. M. Reconciliation. Assignation at the casino in Murano. I learn the name of M. M.'s friend, and I consent to have him to supper at my casino with our common mistress. [043]
  • Chapter VII: Supper for three with Monsieur de Bernis, the French Ambassador, at my casino. M. M.'s proposal; I accept it. Consequences. C. C. is unfaithful to me but I cannot complain. [044]
  • Chapter VIII: Monsieur de Bernis departs, leaving me his rights to the casino, Wise advice which he gives me; how little I follow it. Danger of perishing with M. M. Mr. Murray, the English envoy. We are without a casino and our meetings cease. M. M. dangerously ill. Zorsi and Condulmer. Tonina. [045]
  • Chapter IX: Continuation of the preceding chapter. M. M. recovers. I return to Venice. Tonina consoles me. Weakening of my love for M. M. The physician Righelini. My strange conversation with him. Its consequences in regard to M. M. Mr. Murray undeceived and avenged. [046]
  • Chapter X: The affair of the sham nun ends amusingly. M. M. learns that I have a mistress. She is avenged on the infamous Capsucefalo. I ruin myself at cards; urged on by M. M., I gradually sell all her diamonds to try my luck, which doggedly runs against me. I surrender Tonina to Murray, who provides for her, Her sister Barberina takes her place. [047]
  • Chapter XI: The beautiful patient. I cure her. Plot hatched to ruin me. Incident at the house of the young Countess Bonafede. The Erberia. House search. My conversation with Signor Bragadin. I am arrested by order of the State Inquisitors. [048]
  • Chapter XII: Under the Leads. Earthquake. [049]
  • Chapter XIII: Various occurrences. Companions. I prepare my escape. Change of cell. [050]
  • Chapter XIV: Underground prisons called “the Wells.” Lorenzo's revenge. I enter into a correspondence with another prisoner. Father Balbi; his character. I plan my escape with him. The method. My stratagem for sending him my pike. Success. I am given an infamous companion; portrait of him. [051]
  • Chapter XV: Soradaci turns traitor. How I overawe him. Father Balbi successfully completes his work. I leave my cell. Count Asquin's untimely observations. The moment of departure. [052]
  • Chapter XVI: I leave the prison. I am in danger of losing my life on the roof. I leave the Doge's Palace, I embark, and I reach the mainland. Danger to which Father Balbi exposes me. Stratagem I am obliged to use to get rid of him for a time. [053]

Volume 5

  • Chapter I: I go to lodge in the house of the chief of the sbirri. I spend a delicious night there and completely recover my strength and health. I go to mass; untoward meeting. Violent means I am forced to employ to obtain six zecchini. I am out of danger. My arrival in Munich. What happens to Balbi. I leave for Paris. My arrival in that city; attempt on the life of Louis XV. [054]
  • Chapter II: The Minister of Foreign Affairs. Monsieur de Boulogne, the Comptroller-General. The Duke of Choiseul. The Abbé de Laville. Monsieur Pâris-Duverney. Establishment of the lottery. My brother comes to Paris from Dresden; he is received into the Academy of Painting. [055]
  • Chapter III: Count Tiretta, of Treviso. The Abbé de Lacoste. La Lambertini, pretended niece of the Pope. The name she gives Tiretta. Aunt and niece. Conversation at the fireside. Execution of Damiens. Tiretta's mistake. Anger of Madame XXX; reconciliation. I am happy with Mademoiselle de la M–re. Silvia's daughter. Mademoiselle de la M–re marries; my jealousy and desperate resolve. Change for the better. [056]
  • Chapter IV: The Abbé de Laville. The Abbé Galiani. Character of the Neapolitan dialect. I go to Dunkirk on a secret mission. I am completely successful. I return to Paris by way of Amiens. My comical escapades. Monsieur de la Bretonnière. My report gives satisfaction. I receive five hundred louis. Reflections. [057]
  • Chapter V: The Count of La Tour d'Auvergne and Madame d'Urfé. Camilla. My passion for the Count's mistress; ridiculous incident which cures me. The Count of Saint-Germain. [058]
  • Chapter VI: Madame d'Urfé's mistaken and contradictory notions as to my power. My brother marries; plan conceived on his wedding day. I go to Holland on a financial mission for the government. I am given a lesson by the Jew Boas. Monsieur d'Affry. Esther. Another Casanova. I meet Teresa Imer again. [059]
  • Chapter VII: My luck in Holland. I return to Paris with young Pompeati. [060]
  • Chapter VIII: Flattering reception from my patron. Madame d'Urfé's delusions. Madame XCV and her family. Madame du Rumain. [061]
  • Chapter IX: I continue my intrigue with the attractive Miss XCV. Vain attempts to bring on an abortion. The aroph. Miss runs away and enters a convent. [062]
  • Chapter X: Further incidents. J. J. Rousseau. I establish a business. Castel-Bajac. An action at law is brought against me. Monsieur de Sartine. [063]
  • Chapter XI: I am examined. I give the court record clerk three hundred louis. The midwife and Castel-Bajac are sent to prison. Miss gives birth to a boy and obliges her mother to make me amends. My case is quashed. Miss leaves for Brussels and goes with her mother to Venice, where she becomes a great lady. My working girls. Madame Baret. I am robbed, imprisoned, and set free. I leave for Holland. Helvéticus' Esprit. Piccolomini. [064]

Volume 6

  • Chapter I: Portrait of the pretended Countess Piccolomini. Quarrel, duel. I see Esther and her father, Monsieur D. O. Esther still fascinated by the cabala. Piccolomini's forged bill of exchange; consequences. I am fleeced and in danger of being murdered. Orgy with two Paduan women; consequences. I reveal a great secret to Esther. I thwart the swindling Saint-Germain; his flight. Manon Balletti is unfaithful to me; her letter announcing her marriage; my despair. Esther spends a day with me. My portrait and my letters to Manon come into Esther's hands. I spend a day with that charming young woman. We are on the verge of talking marriage. [065]
  • Chapter II: I enlighten Esther. I leave for Germany. My adventure near Cologne. The Burgomaster's wife; I conquer her. Ball at Bonn. Welcome from the Elector of Cologne. Luncheon at Brühl. First intimacy. I sup uninvited at General Kettler's. I am happy. My departure from Cologne. La Toscani. The jewel. My arrival at Stuttgart. [066]
  • Chapter III: 1760. La Gardela as reigning mistress. Portrait of the Duke of Württemberg. My dinner at La Gardela's and its consequences. Unlucky encounter. I gamble, I lose four thousand louis. Lawsuit. Successful flight. My arrival in Zurich. Church consecrated by Jesus Christ in person. [067]
  • Chapter IV: I resolve to become a monk. I make my confession. Delay of two weeks. Giustiniani, the apostate Capuchin. I change my mind; what leads me to do so. Escapade at the inn. Dinner with the Abbot. [068]
  • Chapter V: I leave Zurich. Comic incident at Baden. Soleure. Monsieur de Chavigny. Monsieur and Madame. … I act in a play. I feign illness to forward my good fortune. [069]
  • Chapter VI: My country house. Madame Dubois. Base trick which the lame harridan plays on me. My grievous misfortunes. [070]
  • Chapter VII: The preceding chapter continued. I leave Soleure. [071]
  • Chapter VIII: Bern. La Matte. Madame de la Saône. Sara. My departure. Arrival at Basel. [072]
  • Chapter IX: Monsieur Haller. My stay in Lausanne. Lord Roxburghe. Mademoiselle de Sacconay. Dissertation on beauty. A girl theologian. [073]
  • Chapter X: Monsieur de Voltaire; my discussions with the great man. A scene at his house in connection with Ariosto. The Duke of Villars. The Syndic and his three beautiful girls. Argument at Voltaire's. Aix-en-Savoie. The Marquis Desarmoises. [074]
  • Chapter XI: My adventures at Aix-en-Savoie. My second M. M. Madame Z. [075]

Volume 7

  • Chapter I: Conclusion of my adventure with the nun from Chambéry. My flight from Aix. [076]
  • Chapter II: The caretaker's daughters. The horoscopes. Mademoiselle Roman. [077]
  • Chapter III: I leave Grenoble. Avignon. The fountain of Vaucluse. The pretended Astrodi and the hunchback. Gaetano Costa. My arrival in Marseilles. [078]
  • Chapter IV: Rosalie. Toulon. Nice. My arrival in Genoa. Signor Grimaldi. Veronica and her sister. [079]
  • Chapter V: The play. The Russian. P-i. Rosalie at the convent. [080]
  • Chapter VI: I am in love with Veronica. Her sister. Ruse against ruse. My victory. Mutual disappointment. [081]
  • Chapter VII: A clever swindle. Passano at Leghorn. Pisa and Corilla. My opinion of squint eyes. Florence. I meet Teresa again. My son. La Corticelli. [082]
  • Chapter VIII: La Corticelli. The Jewish impresario cudgeled. The pretended Charles Ivanov and the trick he plays on me. Arbitrary order to leave Tuscany. I arrive in Rome. My brother Giovanni. [083]
  • Chapter IX: Cardinal Passionei. The Pope. Mariuccia. I arrive in Naples. [084]
  • Chapter X: My short but enjoyable stay in Naples. The Duke of Matalona, my daughter, Donna Lucrezia. My departure. [085]
  • Chapter XI: Accident to my carriage. Mariuccia's wedding. Flight of Lord Lismore. My return to Florence and my departure with La Corticelli. [086]
  • Chapter XII: I arrive in Bologna. I am expelled from Modena. I go to Parma and to Turin. The beautiful Jewess Leah. The milliner R. [087]
  • Chapter XIII: My victory over the Vicario, the Superintendent of Police. My departure. Chambéry. Desarmoises's daughter. Monsieur Morin. M. M. of Aix. The boarder. Lyons. Paris. [088]

Volume 8

  • Chapter I: My stay in Paris and my departure for Strassburg, where I find La Renaud. My misfortunes in Munich and my unhappy stay in Augsburg. [089]
  • Chapter II: The actors and the play. Bassi. The girl from Strassburg. The female count. I return to Paris. I arrive in Metz. The beautiful Raton and the false Countess of Lascaris. [090]
  • Chapter III: I return to Paris with La Corticelli, transformed for the occasion into the Countess Lascaris. The abortive hypostasis. Aix-la-Chapelle. Duel. Mimi d'Aché. La Corticelli betrays me, but only to her own undoing. Journey to Sulzbach. [091]
  • Chapter IV: I send La Corticelli to Turin. Helena initiated into the mysteries of Love. I pay a visit to Lyons. I arrive in Turin. [092]
  • Chapter V: My old acquaintance. Signora Pacienza. Agata. Count Borromeo. A ball. Lord Percy. [093]
  • Chapter VI: I relinquish Agata to Lord Percy. I leave for Milan. “The Pilgrim” at Pavia. The Countess A. B. Disappointment. The Marchese Triulzi. Zenobia. The two beautiful Marchese Q. Barbaro the Venetian. [094]
  • Chapter VII: The Countess humiliated. Zenobia's wedding at the Cascina dei Pomi. Faro. Conquest of the beautiful Irene. Plans for a masquerade. [095]
  • Chapter VIII: Unique masquerade. My amour with the beautiful Marchesa Q. … The deserted girl from Marseilles; I become her rescuer. My departure for Sant'Angelo. [096]
  • Chapter IX: Ancient castle. Clementina. The Beautiful Penitent. Lodi. Declaration of mutual love, without fear of consequences. [097]
  • Chapter X: Excursion. My sad parting with Clementina. I leave Milan with Croce's mistress. My arrival in Genoa. [098]

Volume 9

  • Chapter I: I find Rosalie happy. Signora Isolabella. The cook. Biribissi. Irene. Passano in prison. My niece an old friend of Rosalie's. [099]
  • Chapter II: My brother the Abate and his base behaviour. I take away his mistress. Departure from Genoa. The Prince of Monaco. My niece conquered. Arrival in Antibes. [100]
  • Chapter III: My arrival in Marseilles. Madame d'Urfé. My niece is well received by Madame Audibert. I get rid of my brother and Passano. Regeneration. Departure of Madame d'Urfé. Marcolina's constancy. [101]
  • Chapter IV: I leave Marseilles. Henriette in Aix. Irene in Avignon. Passano's treachery. Madame d'Urfé's departure for Lyons. [102]
  • Chapter V: I meet the Venetian Ambassadors and Marcolina's uncle in Lyons. I part from that charming girl and I leave for Paris. Amorous journey with Adèle. [103]
  • Chapter VI: I drive my brother the Abate from Paris. Madame du Rumain recovers her voice through my cabala. A bad joke. La Corticelli. I take young D'Aranda to London. My arrival in Calais. [104]
  • Chapter VII: My arrival in London. Mrs. Cornelys. I am presented at Court. I rent a furnished house. I make many acquaintances. English morality. [105]
  • Chapter VIII: Mrs. Cornelys's assembly. Adventure at Ranelagh House. Disgust with English courtesans. The Portuguese Pauline. [106]
  • Chapter IX: Pauline's story. My happiness. Her departure. [107]
  • Chapter X: Peculiarities of the English. Castel-Bajac. Count Schwerin. My daughter Sophie in boarding school. My reception at the Thinkers' Club. La Charpillon. [108]
  • Chapter XI: La Charpillon and the fatal effects of my acquaintance with her. [109]
  • Chapter XII: Continuation of the preceding chapter, but far stranger. [110]
  • Chapter XIII: Bottarelli. Letter from Pauline, in care of Senhor de Saa. The avenging parrot. Pocchini. The Venetian Guerra. I meet Sara again: my plan to marry her and follow her to Switzerland. The Hanoverian mother and daughters. [111]

Volume 10

  • Chapter I: The Hanoverian mother and daughters. [112]
  • Chapter II: Augusta becomes Lord Pembroke's mistress by a contract drawn up in due form. The King of Corsica's son. Monsieur du Clau, or the Jesuit Lavalette. Departure of the Hanoverians. My balance sheet. Baron Henau. The Englishwoman and the keepsake she leaves me. Daturi. My flight from London. The Count of Saint-Germain. Wesel. [113]
  • Chapter III: My cure. Daturi beaten by soldiers. Departure for Brunswick. Redegonda. Brunswick. The Hereditary Prince. The Jew. My stay in Wolfenbüttel. Library. Berlin. Calzabigi and the lottery in Berlin. Mademoiselle Belanger. [114]
  • Chapter IV: Lord Keith. Appointment with the King of Prussia in the garden of Sans Souci. My conversation with the monarch. La Denis. The Pomeranian cadets. Lambert. I go to Mitau. My excellent reception at the Court and my administrative tour. [115]
  • Chapter V: My stay in Riga. Campioni. Sainte-Hélène. D'Aragon. Arrival of the Empress. Departure from Riga and my arrival in Petersburg. I go everywhere. I buy Zaire. [116]
  • Chapter VI: Crèvecoeur. Baumbach. Journey to Moscow. Continuation of my adventures in Petersburg. [117]
  • Chapter VII: I see the Czarina. My conversations with that great sovereign. La Valville. I leave Zaire. My departure from Petersburg and my arrival in Warsaw. The Princes Adam Czartoryski and Sulkowski. The King of Poland, Stanislaus Poniatowski, called Stanislaus Augustus I. Theatrical intrigues. Branicki. [118]
  • Chapter VIII: My duel with Branicki. Journey to Leopol and return to Warsaw. I receive the King's order to leave. My departure with the unknown young woman. [119]
  • Chapter IX: My arrival in Dresden with Maton. Her present to me. Leipzig. La Castel-Bajac. Schwerin. Return to Dresden and my departure. Prague. La Calori. My arrival in Vienna. Pocchini's ambuscade. [120]
  • Chapter X: I receive an order to leave Vienna. The Empress modifies it but does not revoke it. Zawoiski in Munich. My stay in Augsburg. Piece of bravado in Ludwigsburg. The gazetteer at Cologne. My arrival in Aix-la-Chapelle. [121]
  • Chapter XI: My stay in Spa. The blow. A sword thrust. Crosin. Charlotte, her lying-in and her death. A lettre de cachet makes me leave Paris within twenty-four hours. [122]
  • Chapter XII: My departure from Paris. My journey to Madrid. The Count of Aranda. Prince della Cattolica. The Duke of Losada. Mengs. A ball. La Pichona. Doña Ignacia. [123]

Volume 11

  • Chapter I: 1768. My amour with Doña Ignacia, the gentleman-cobbler's daughter. My imprisonment in Buen Retiro and my triumph. I am recommended to the Venetian Ambassador by a State Inquisitor of the Republic. [124]
  • Chapter II: Campomanes. Olavides. Sierra Morena. Aranjues. Mengs. The Marchese Grimaldi. Toledo. Signora Pelliccia. Return to Madrid and to the house of Doña Ignacia's father. [125]
  • Chapter III: My amour with Doña Ignacia. Signor Mocenigo returns to Madrid. [126]
  • Chapter IV: I commit an indiscretion which makes Manuzzi my bitterest enemy. His revenge. My departure from Madrid. Saragossa. Valencia. La Nina. My arrival in Barcelona. [127]
  • Chapter V: My imprudent conduct. Passano. My detention in the Tower. My departure from Barcelona. La Castel-Bajac at Montpellier. Nîmes. My arrival at Aix-en-Provence. [128]
  • Chapter VI: My stay in Aix-en-Provence; serious illness; the unknown woman who takes care of me. The Marquis d'Argens. Cagliostro. My departure. Letter from Henriette. Marseilles. History of La Nina. Nice. Turin. Lugano. Madame de …. [129]
  • Chapter VII: Marazzani punished. My departure from Lugano. Turin. Monsieur Dubois in Parma. Leghorn. Departure of Orlov with the fleet. Pisa. Stratico. Siena. The Marchesa Chigi. My departure from Siena with an Englishwoman. [130]
  • Chapter VIII: Miss Betty. Count de l'Étoile. Sir B. M. made to see reason. [131]
  • Chapter IX: Rome. The perfidious actor punished. Lord Baltimore. Naples. Sarah Goudar. Betty's departure. Agata. La Callimena. Medini. Albergoni. Miss Chudleigh, Duchess of Kingston. The Prince of Francavilla. The swimmers. [132]
  • Chapter X: My armour with Callimena. My journey to Sorrento. Medini. Goudar. Miss Chudleigh. The Marchese della Pettina. Gaetano. Mrs. Cornelys's son. Anecdote about Sarah Goudar. The Florentines blanketed by the King. My happy journey to Salerno, my return to Naples, my departure thence, and my arrival in Rome. [133]

Volume 12

  • Chapter I: 1770. Margherita. La Buonaccorsi. The Duchess of Fiano. Cardinal de Bernis. The Princess of Santa Croce. Marcuccio and his sister. The excommunication attached to the visiting room is abolished. [134]
  • Chapter II: Supper at an inn with Armellina and Emilia. [135]
  • Chapter III: The Florentine. Emilia married. Scholastica. Armellina at the ball. [136]
  • Extract from Chapters IV and V [137]
  • Chapter VI: La Denis. Medini. Zanovich. Zen. My enforced departure and my arrival in Bologna. General Albergati. [138]
  • Chapter VII: The Dowager Electress of Saxony and Farinelli. La Sclopitz. Nina. The midwife. La Soavi. The Abate Bollini. La Viscioletta. The seamstress. Sad pleasure of a revenge. Severini goes to Naples. My departure. The Marchese Mosca at Pesaro. [139]
  • Chapter VIII: I take a traveling companion in the person of a Jew from Ancona named Mordecai, who persuades me to lodge in his house. I fall in love with his daughter Leah. After a stay of six weeks, I go to Trieste. [140]
  • Chapter IX: Pittoni. Zaguri. The Procurator Morosini. The Venetian Consul. Görz. The French Consul. Signora Leo. My devotion to the Tribunal of the State Inquisitors. Strasoldo. The Carniolan girl. General Burghausen. [141]
  • Chapter X: Adventures in Trieste. I do the Tribunal of the Venetian State Inquisitors good service. My journey to Görz and my return to Trieste. I renew my acquaintance with Irene, become an actress and a skilled gamester. [142]
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