Monthly Archives: April 1732

LETTER 159: MR. LOVELACE, TO JOHN BELFORD

Sunday. Have been at church, Jack. —Behaved admirably well too! —My charmer is pleased with me now: —For I was exceedingly attentive to the discourse, and very ready in the auditor’s part of the service. —Eyes did not much wander. … Continue reading

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LETTER 160: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE TO MISS HOWE

In the Lady’s next letter, dated on Monday morning, she praises his behaviour at church, his observations afterwards. Likes the people of the house better than she did. The more likes them by reason of the people of condition that … Continue reading

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LETTER 158: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE, TO MISS HOWE

Friday, April 28. Mr. Lovelace is returned already. My brother’s projects were his pretence. I could not but look upon this short absence as an evasion of his promise; especially as he had taken such precautions with the people below; … Continue reading

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LETTER 156: MISS HOWE, TO MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE

[With her two last Letters 150 and 151 enclosed.]  Thursday Night, April 27.   I have yours, just brought me. Mr. Hickman has help’d me to a lucky expedient, which, with the assistance of the post, will enable me to … Continue reading

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LETTER 150: MISS HOWE TO MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE

Thursday, April 27.  I am sorry you return’d my Norris. But you must be allow’d to do as you please. So must I, in return. We must neither of us, perhaps, expect absolutely of the other what is the rightest to … Continue reading

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