Author Archives: Gloria Cross-Porter

LETTER 489: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE TO MRS. HARLOWE

  Honoured Madam, The last time I had the boldness to write to you, it was with all the consciousness of a self-convicted criminal, supplicating her offended judge for mercy and pardon. I now, by these lines, approach you with … Continue reading

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LETTER 487: MR. BELFORD TO ROBERT LOVELACE ESQ

Sat. ten o’ clock.   Poor Mrs. Norton is come. She was set down at the door; and would have gone up stairs directly. But Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Lovick being together and in tears, and the former hinting too … Continue reading

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LETTER 439: MR. LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD ESQ

Monday noon, Aug. 28. About the time of poor Belton’s interrment last night, as near as we could guess, Lord M, Mowbray and myself toasted once, To the memory of honest Tom Belton ; and, by a quick transition to … Continue reading

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LETTER 438: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE TO ALEXANDER WYERLEY ESQ

  Sat. Aug. 26. SIR, The generosity of your purpose would have commanded not only my notice, but my thanks, altho’ you had not given me the alternative you are pleased to┬ácall artful . And I do therefore give you … 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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