Daily Archives: June 11, 1732

Letter 253: MR. LOVELACE, TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

Sunday Night—Monday Morning.   I went down with revenge in my heart ; the contents of Miss Howe’s letter almost engrossing me, the moment that Miss Harlowe and Mrs. Moore, accompanied by Miss Rawlins, came in: But in my countenance all … Continue reading

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LETTER 248: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

Sunday morning I HAVE had the honour of my charmer’s company for two complete hours. We met before six in Mrs Moore’s garden: a walk on the heath refused me. The sedateness of her aspect, and her kind compliance in … Continue reading

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LETTER 251: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

In Continuation.  Thus it was—My charmer accompanied Mrs. Moore again to church this afternoon. I had been very earnest, in the first place, to obtain her company at dinner: But in vain. According to what she had said to Mrs. Moore , I was too … Continue reading

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LETTER 250: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

Sunday afternoon.  O Belford! what a hair’s-breadth escape have I had! —Such a one, that I tremble between terror and joy, at the thoughts of what mighthave happen’d, and did not.   What a perverse girl is this, to contend with … Continue reading

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LETTER 252: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

I have begun another letter to thee, in continuation of my narrative: But I believe I shall send thee this before I shall finish that. By the inclosed thou wilt see, that neither of the correspondents deserve mercy from me: And … Continue reading

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