Daily Archives: August 7, 1732

LETTER 397: MR LOVELACE TO MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE

Monday, Aug. 7.   Little as I have reason to expect either your patient ear, or forgiving heart, yet cannot I forbear to write to you once more (as a more pardonable intrusion, perhaps, than a visit would be), to … Continue reading

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LETTER 396: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

[In Answer to his of Friday night, Aug. 4 Letter 391] Monday, Aug. 7.   And so you have actually delivered to the fair Implacable extracts of letters written in the confidence of friendship! Take care—Take care, Belford—I do indeed … Continue reading

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LETTER 394: MISS MONTAGUE TO MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE

[In Answer to hers of Thursday, Aug. 3. See Letter 386.] Monday, Aug. 7.   Dear Madam,   We were all of opinion, before your letter came, that Mr. Lovelace was utterly unworthy of you, and deserved condign punishment rather … Continue reading

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LETTER 402: MR JOHN HARLOWE, TO MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE

Monday, Aug. 7.   Poor ungrateful, naughty Kinswoman, Your mother neither caring, nor being permitted, to write, I am desired to set pen to paper, tho’ I had resolved against it.   And so I am to tell you, that your letters, joined … Continue reading

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