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LETTER 379: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE TO MISS HOWE

Sunday, July 30.  You have given me great pleasure, my dearest friend, by your approbation of my reasonings, and of my resolution founded upon them, never to have Mr. Lovelace. This approbation is so right a thing, give me leave to say, from … Continue reading

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LETTER 380: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE TO MISS HARLOWE

Saturday, July 29.  I repine not, my dear Sister, at the Severity you have been pleased to express in the Letter you favoured me with; because that Severity was accompanied with the grace I had petitioned for; and because the reproaches … Continue reading

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LETTER 378: MISS ARABELLA HARLOWE TO MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE

Thursday, July 27.  O my unhappy lost Sister ! What a miserable hand have you made of your romantic and giddy expedition! —I pity you at my heart. You may well grieve and repent! —Lovelace has left you! —In what way or circumstances, you … Continue reading

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LETTER 345: MR BELFORD TO ROBERT LOVELACE, ESQ.

Thursday Night.  I was forced to take back my twenty guineas. How the women managed it, I can’t tell (I suppose too readily found a purchaser for the rich suit); but she mistrusted, that I was the advancer of the money; and would … Continue reading

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LETTER 344: MR BELFORD TO ROBERT LOVELACE, ESQ.

Thursday, July 20.  I re’d that part of your conclusion to poor Belton, where you enquire after him, and mention how merrily you, and the rest, pass your time at M. Hall. He fetched a deep sigh: You are all very happy ! … Continue reading

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