Author Archives: Gloria Cross-Porter

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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LETTER 528: MR. BELFORD TO LORD M

Thursday morning, Oct. 5. It may be some satisfaction to your Lordship, to have a brief account of what has just now passed between Colonel Morden and me.   We had a good deal of discourse about the Harlowe-family, and … Continue reading

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LETTER 488: MISS CLARISA HARLOWE TO JAMES HARLOWE SEN. ESQ

Most dear Sir ! With exulting confidence now does your emboldened daughter come into your awful presence by those lines, who dared not, but upon This occasion, to look up to you with hopes of favour and forgiveness; since, when … Continue reading

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LETTER 490: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE TO JAMES HARLOWE JUN. ESQ

SIR, There was but one time, but one occasion, after the rash step I was precipitated upon, that I could hope to be excused looking up to you in the character of a brother and a friend. And NOW is … Continue reading

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