Category Archives: from Clarissa Harlowe

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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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 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 435 AND 436: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE, TO MISS HOWE

Friday, Aug. 25. You are very obliging, my dear Miss Howe, to account to me for your silence. I was easy in it, as I doubted not, that among such near and dear friends as you are with, you was … Continue reading

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