Daily Archives: July 21, 1732

LETTER 354: MISS ARABELLA HARLOWE TO MISS HOWE

Friday July 21 MISS ANNA HOWE, YOUR pert letter I have received. you that spare nobody, I cannot expect should spare me. you are very happy in a prudent and watchful mother—but else—mine cannot be exceeded in prudence: but we … Continue reading

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LETTER 353: MISS HOWE, T0 MISS ARABELLA HARLOWE

Friday, July 21.  Miss Arabella Harlowe, If you had half as much sense as you have ill nature, you would (notwithstanding the exuberance of the latter) have been able to distinguish between a kind intention to you all (that you might have … Continue reading

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LETTER 349: JOHN BELFORD: TO ROBERT LOVELACE

You will imagine how affecting her noble speech and behaviour was to me, at the time, when the bare recollection and transcription obliged me to drop my pen. The women had tears in their eyes. I was silent for a … Continue reading

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LETTER 348: MR BELFORD, TO ROBERT LOVELACE

Friday noon, July 21. This morning I was admitted, as soon as I sent up my name, into the presence of the divine lady. Such I may call her; as what I have to relate will fully prove.   She … Continue reading

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LETTER 347: MR. LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

Friday Night, July 21. I will throw away a few paragraphs upon the contents of thy last shocking Letters, just brought me; and send what I shall write by the fellow who carries mine on the interview with Hickman. Reformation, … Continue reading

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