Daily Archives: June 19, 1732

LETTER 264: MR. LOVELACE, TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

Mr. Lovelace, To John Belford, Esq.  Monday morn. 5 o’ clock (June 19)  I must write on. Nothing else can divert me. And I think thou canst not have been a dog to me, I would fain have closed my eyes: But sleep flies me. … Continue reading

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LETTER 267: MR. LOVELACE, TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

Mr. Lovelace, To John Belford, Esq;.    There is certainly a good deal in the observation, That it costs a man ten times more pains to be wicked, than it would cost him to be good . What a confounded number of contrivances have I had recourse … Continue reading

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LETTER 266: MR. LOVELACE, TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

Mr. Lovelace, To John Belford, Esq;  Monday afternoon, June 19.  Pity me, Jack, for pity’s sake; since, if thou dost not, no-body else will: And yet never was there a man of my genius, and lively temper, that wanted it more. We are apt to … Continue reading

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LETTER 265: MR. LOVELACE, TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

Mr. Lovelace, To John Belford, Esq.  I have this moment intelligence from Simon Parsons, one of Lord M.’s stewards, that his Lordship is very ill. Simon, who is my obsequious servant, in virtue of my presumptive heirship, gives me a hint in his letter, that … Continue reading

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