Monthly Archives: May 1732

LETTER 216: MR. LOVELACE, TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

Mr. Lovelace, To John Belford, Esq;  Monday, Mary 29.  Now have I established myself for ever in my charmer’s heart.   The Captain came at seven, as promised, and ready equipped for his journey. My beloved chose not to give us her company till our … Continue reading

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LETTER 217: MR. LOVELACE, TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

Mr. Lovelace, To John Belford, Esq;  And now it is time to confess (and yet I know, that thy conjectures are aforehand with my exposition), that this Captain Tomlinson, who is so great a favourite with my charmer, and who takes so much delight in … Continue reading

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LETTER 215: MR. LOVELACE, TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

Mr. Lovelace, To John Belford, Esq;  Sunday Night.  This Captain Tomlinson is one of the happiest, as well as one of the best men in the world. What would I give to stand as high in my beloved’s opinion, as he does! But yet, I … Continue reading

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LETTER 214: MR. LOVELACE, TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

Mr. Lovelace, To John Belford, Esq;  Sunday, May 28.  This story of Captain Tomlinson employed us not only for the time we were together last night, but all the while we sat at breakfast this morning. She would still have it, that it was the … Continue reading

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LETTER 212: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE TO MISS HOWE

Saturday, May 27. Mr. Lovelace, my dear, has been very ill. Suddenly taken. With a vomiting of blood in great quantities. Some vessel broken. He complained of a disorder in his stomach over-night. I was the more affected with it, … Continue reading

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