Daily Archives: April 14, 1732

LETTER 118: MR. LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

( In continuation ) BUT is it not a confounded thing that I cannot fasten an obligation upon this proud beauty? I have two motives in endeavouring to prevail upon her to accept money and raiment from me: one, the … Continue reading

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LETTER 117: MR LOVELACE, TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

Friday, April 14.    Thou hast often reproached me, Jack, with my vanity, without distinguishing the humorous turn that accompanies it; and for which, at the same time that thou robbest me of the merit of it, thou admirest me highly. Envy gives … Continue reading

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LETTER 116: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE, TO MISS HOWE

  Friday, April 14.    I will now give you the particulars of a conversation that has just passed between Mr. Lovelace and me; which I must call agreeable.   It began with his telling me, that he had just riceived … Continue reading

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LETTER 115: MR. LOVELACE, TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

Friday, April 14.  Never did I hear of such a parcel of foolish toads as these Harlowes! —Why, Belford, the Lady must fall, if every hair of her head were a guardian angel, unless they were to make a visible appearance … Continue reading

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