Book the First
- Chapter I. Two Gentleman of Pompeii
- Chapter II. The Blind Flower-Girl, and the Beauty of Fashion. The Athenian's Confession. The Reader's Introduction to Arbaces of Eygpt
- Chapter III. Parentage of Glaucus. Description of the Houses of Pompeii. Classic Revel.
- Chapter IV. The Temple of Isis. Its Priest. The Character of Arbaces Develops Itself.
- Chapter V. More of the Flower Girl. The Progress of Love.
- Chapter VI. The Fowler Again Snares the Bird that Had Just Escaped, and Sets His Net for a New Victim.
- Chapter VII. The Gay Life of the Pompeiian Lounger. A Miniature Likeness of the Roman baths.
- Chapter VIII. Abraces Cogs His Dice with Pleasure and Wins the Game.
Book the Second
- Chapter I. A Flash House in Pompeii, and Gentlemen of the Classic Ring.
- Chapter II. Two Worthies.
- Chapter III. Glaucus Makes a Purchase that Afterwards Costs Him Dear.
- Chapter IV. The Rival of Glaucus Presses Onward in the Race.
- Chapter V. The Poor Tortoise. New Changes for Nydia.
- Chapter VI. The Happy Beauty and the Blind Slave.
- Chapter VII. Ione Entrapped. The Mouse Tries to Gnaw the Net.
Chapter VIII. The Solitude and Soliloquy of the Eygptian. His Character Analysed.
- Chapter IX. What Becomes of Ione in the House of Abraces. The First Signal of the Wrath of the Dread Foe.
Book the Third
- Chapter I. The Forum of the Pompeians. The First Rude Machinery by which the New Era of the World Was Wrought.
- Chapter II. The Noonday Excursion on the Caspian Sea.
- Chapter III. The Congregation.
- Chapter IV. The Stream of Love Runs On. Whither?
- Chapter V. Nydia Encounters Julia. Interview of the Heathen Sister and Converted Brother. An Athenian's Notion of Christianity.
- Chapter VI. The Porter. The Girl. And the Gladiator.
- Chapter VII. The Dressing Room of a Pompeian beauty. Important Conversation between Nydia and Julia.
- Chapter VIII. Julia Seeks Abraces. The Result of that Interview.
- Chapter IX. Storm in the South. The Witch's Cavern.
- Chapter X. The Lord of the Burning Belt and His Minion. Fate Writes Her Prophecy in Red Letters, but Who Shall Read Them?
- Chapter XI. Progress of Events. The Plot Tickens. The Web is Woven, but the Net Changes hands.
Book the Fourth
- Chapter I. Reflections on the Zeal of the Early Christians. Twio Men Come to a Perilous Resolve. Walls Have ears, Particularly Sacred Walls.
- Chapter II. A Classic Host, Cook, and Kitchen. Apæcides Seeks Ione. Theor Conversation.
- Chapter III. A Fashionable Party and a Dinner à la Mode in Pompeii.
- Chapter IV. The Story Halts for a Moment at an Episode.
- Chapter V. The Philtre. Its Effect.
- Chapter VI. A Reunion of Different Actors. Streams That Flowed Apparently Apart Rush into Oner Gulf.
- Chapter VII. In Which the Reader Learns the Condition of Glaucus. Friendship tested. Emnity Softened. Love the Same, Because the One loving is Blind.
- Chapter VIII. A Classical Funeral.
- Chapter IX. In Which an Adventure Happens to Ione.
- Chapter X. What Becomes of Nydia in the House of Abraces. The Eygptian Feels Compassion for Glaucus. Compassion is often a Useless Visitor to the Guilty.
- Chapter XI. Nydia Affects the Sorcerers.
- Chapter XII. A Wasp Ventures into the Spider's Web.
- Chapter XIII. The Slave Consults the Oracle. They Who Blind Themselves the Blind May Fool. Two New Prisoners Made in One Night.
- Chapter XIV. Nydia Accosts Calenus.
- Chapter XV. Arbaces and Ione. Nydia Gains the Garden. Will She Escape and Save the Athenian?
- Chapter XVI. The Sorrow of Boon Companions. The Dungeon and Its Victims.
- Chapter XVII. A Chance for Glaucus
Book the Fifth
- Chapter I. The Dream of Abraces. A Vistor and a Warning to the Eygptian.
- Chapter II. The Ampitheatre.
- Chapter III. Sallust and Nydia's Letter.
- Chapter IV. The Ampitheatre Once More.
- Chapter V. The Cell of the Prisoner and the Den of the Dead. Grief Unconscious of Horror.
- Chapter VI. Calenus and Burbo. Diomed and Clodius. The Girl of the Ampitheatre.
- Chapter VII. The Progress of the Destruction.
- Chapter VIII. Abraces Encounters Glaucus and Ione.
- Chapter IX. The Despair of the Lovers. The Condition of the Multitude.
- Chapter X. Next Morning. The Fate of Nydia.
- Chapter The Last. Wherein All Things Cease Letter from Glaucus to Dallust, Ten Years after the Destruction of Pompeii.
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