Author Archives: Jaclyn Petersen-Berger

LETTER 171: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

( In continuation )   WELL sayest thou, that mine is the most plotting heart in the world . Thou dost me honour; and I thank thee heartily. Thou art no bad judge. How like Boileau’s parson I strut behind … Continue reading

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LETTER: 170 MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

Wednesday, May 3 WHEN I have already taken pains to acquaint thee in full with my views, designs and resolutions, with regard to this admirable creature, it is very extraordinary that thou shouldst vapour as thou dost in her behalf, … Continue reading

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LETTER 169: MR BELFORD TO ROBERT LOVELACE, ESQ.

Edgware, Tuesday night, May 2 WITHOUT staying for the promised letter from you to inform us what the lady says of us , I write to tell you that we are all of one opinion with regard to her ; … Continue reading

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LETTER 168: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

Tuesday, May 2 JUST as I had sealed up the enclosed, comes a letter to my beloved, in a cover to me directed to Lord M.’s. From whom, thinkest thou?—From Mrs Howe!—   And what the contents!   How should … Continue reading

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LETTER 121: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE TO MISS HOWE

  Saturday evening MR Lovelace has seen divers apartments at Windsor; but not one, he says, that he thought fit for me, or in any manner answering my description.   He had been very solicitous to keep to the letter … Continue reading

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