Author Archives: Peter Lengyel

LETTER 284: MR LOVELACE TO MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE

Superscribed, To Mrs. Lovelace .  M. Hall, Monday, June 26.   Once more, my dearest love, do I conjure you to send me the four requested words. There is no time to be lost. And I would not have next Thursday go over, … Continue reading

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LETTER 283: MR LOVELACE TO MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE

Superscribed, To Mrs. Lovelace .  M. Hall, Sunday Night, June 25. My dearest Love, I cannot find words to express how much I am mortified at the return of my messenger, without a line from you.   Thursday is so near, that I … Continue reading

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LETTER 282: MR LOVELACE TO MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE

Superscribed, To Mrs. Lovelace .  M. Hall, Sat. Night, June 24. My dearest Life, If you do not impute to love, and to terror raised by love, the poor figure I made before you last night, you will not do me justice. I … Continue reading

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LETTER 251: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

In Continuation.  Thus it was—My charmer accompanied Mrs. Moore again to church this afternoon. I had been very earnest, in the first place, to obtain her company at dinner: But in vain. According to what she had said to Mrs. Moore , I was too … Continue reading

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LETTER 250: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

Sunday afternoon.  O Belford! what a hair’s-breadth escape have I had! —Such a one, that I tremble between terror and joy, at the thoughts of what mighthave happen’d, and did not.   What a perverse girl is this, to contend with … Continue reading

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