Monthly Archives: August 1732

LETTER 433: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE TO MRS JUDITH NORTON

Thursday, Aug. 24. The relation of such a conversation as passed between my aunt and you, would have given me pleasure, had it come some time ago; because it would have met with a spirit more industrious than mine now … Continue reading

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LETTER 437: MR. WYERLEY TO MISS CLARISA HARLOWE

Wednesday, Aug. 23. Dearest Madam, You will be surprised to find renewed, at this distance of time, an address so positively tho’ so politely discouraged: But, however it be received, I must renew it. Every body has heard, that you … Continue reading

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LETTER 424: MR BELFORD TO ROBERT LOVELACE

Wedn. Three o’clock. I will proceed where I left off in my last.     As soon as I had seen Mowbray mounted, I went to attend upon poor Belton, whom I found in dreadful agonies, in which he awoke, … Continue reading

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LETTER 423: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFOKD, ESQ.

Well, but now my heart is a little at ease, I will condescend to take some brief notice of some other passages in thy letters.     I find, I am to thank thee, that the dear creature has avoided … Continue reading

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LETTER 422: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

Wedn. Evening. I have been reading thy shocking letter. —Poor Belton! what a multitude of lively hours have we passed together! ‘Twas a fearless, chearful fellow! — Who’d ha’ thought all should end in such dejected whimpering and terror?   … Continue reading

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