Monthly Archives: October 1732

LETTER 533: MR BELFORD TO ROBERT LOVELACE

London, October 26. I cannot think, my dear Lovelace, that Colonel Morden has either threatened you in those gross terms mentioned by the vile, hypocritical, and ignorant Joseph Leman, or intends to follow you. They are the words of people … Continue reading

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LETTER 531: MR BELFORD TO ROBERT LOVELACE

London, Oct. 25. I write, to shew you, that I am incapable of slighting even the minutest requests of an absent and distant friend. Yet you may believe, that there cannot be any great alterations in the little time that … Continue reading

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LETTER 532: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

Paris, Oct. 16-27. I follow my last of the, on the occasion of a letter just now come to hand from Joseph Leman. The fellow is Conscience-ridden, Jack; and tells me, ‘That he cannot rest either day or night for … Continue reading

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Letter 530: MR. LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD

  Paris, Octob. 14-25. —-Timor & minæ Scandunt eodem quo dominus: neque Decedit ærata triremi, & Post equitem sedet atra cura.   In a language so expressive as the English, I hate the pedantry of tagging or prefacing what I … Continue reading

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LETTER 529: MISS HOWE TO JOHN BELFORD

Thursday, October 12. Sir, I am incapable of doing justice to the character of my beloved friend; and that not only from want of talents, but from grief; which, I think, rather increases than diminishes by time; and which will … Continue reading

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