Daily Archives: September 10, 1732

LETTER 501: COLONEL MORDEN, (TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.)

  When the unhappy mourners were all retired, I directed the lid of the coffin to be unscrewed, and caused some fresh aromatics and flowers to be put into it.   The corpse was very little altered, notwithstanding the journey. The … Continue reading

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LETTER 500: COLONEL MORDEN TO SIR JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

Sunday Night, Sept. 10.   Dear Sir, According to my promise, I send you an account of matters here. Poor Mrs. Norton was so very ill upon the road, that, slowly as the herse moved, and the chariot followed, I … Continue reading

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LETTER 499: MR BELFORD TO ROBERT LOVELACE, ESQ

O Lovelace ! I have a scene to paint in relation to the wretched Sinclair, that, if I do it justice, will make thee seriously ponder and reflect, or nothing can. I will lead to it in order; and that … Continue reading

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