Daily Archives: March 31, 1732

LETTER 71: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE, TO MISS HOWE

Friday, Three o’Clock.  You incense, alarm, and terrify me, at the same time! Hasten, my dearest friend, hasten to me, what further intelligence you can gather about this vilest of men!   But never talk of innocence, of simplicity, and this … Continue reading

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LETTER 72: MISS HOWE, TO MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE

Friday Noon, March 31.   Justice obliges me to forward This after my last, on the wings of the wind, as I may say. —I really believe the man is innocent. Of this one accusation, I think, he must be … Continue reading

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LETTER 69: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE, TO MISS HOWE

Friday, March 31.  You have very kindly accounted for your silence. People in misfortune are always in doubt. They are too apt to turn even unavoidable accidents into slights and neglects; especially in those whose favourable opinion they wish to preserve. … Continue reading

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