Daily Archives: May 27, 1732

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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LETTER 211: MR. LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD ESQ.

Cocoa tree, Saturday, May 27. This Ipecacuanha is a most disagreeable medicine! That these cursed physical folks can find out nothing to do us good, but what would poison the devil! In the other world, were they only to take … Continue reading

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LETTER 213: MR. LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

Sat evening. I had a charming airing. No return of my malady. My heart perfectly easy, how could my stomach be otherwise? But when I came home, I found that my sweet soul had been alarmed by a new incident. … Continue reading

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