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|I||Some Early London Reminiscences|
|II||My Early Life Continued|
|III||Some Experiences whilst Busking and Pitching in the Country with my Brothers and Sister and joining other Troupes|
|IV||Some Early Experiences on the Stage in the Provinces - I marry - How I found my White-Eye, Falsetto Voice and Long Hat - And a few gentle but emphatic refutations|
|V||My brother Tom wins a championship for expert dancing - How I parody topics - Harmless Repartee - My return to London - First appearance at the "Oxford" - I become ambitious|
|VI||I tour Spain-Some queer customs - I forestall a would-be copyist - I go to a bull fight|
|VII||Spain continued - I become a matador - Visit Gibraltar - I save a fire panic in a Theatre - Return to London after appearing at Berlin - Tricky Managers|
|VIII||Some Instruments I play - Some Inventions - Dancing Pipes and Dolls - I discover the Scotsman and learn the bagpipes - Return to the "Oxford", London - Some animals I have kept and a few jokes|
|IX||Some frivolities - I save the life from drowning of Edward Colley, the agent - I appear in ballet at the "Empire", Leicester Square|
|X||I perform before Judge and Jury in the Law Courts - Some pantomime experiences - The private detective v. Chirgwin - I have to pay damages for entering my own house - Ear-biters|
|XI||I visit America and Australia - Dime Museums - Pitching - On boardship - Remedy for the rabbit pest|
|XII||Some songs of mine - Private receptions and hobbies - Diggings and landladies|
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