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LETTER 470: MR BELFORD TO ROBERT LOVELACE

Wedn. morn. Sept. 6.  And is she somewhat better? —Blessings upon thee without number or measure! Let her still be better and better! Tell me so at least, if it be notso: For thou knowest not what a joy that poor temporary reprieve, that … Continue reading

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LETTER 469- OMITTED FROM ROSS EDITION

This letter does not appear in the Ross Edition of Clarissa, indicating that it was edited out of the manuscript by Richardson between publications of the first and third editions.  In Ross’ edition, there is a jump from Letter 467-470, … Continue reading

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LETTER 397: MR LOVELACE TO MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE

Monday, Aug. 7.   Little as I have reason to expect either your patient ear, or forgiving heart, yet cannot I forbear to write to you once more (as a more pardonable intrusion, perhaps, than a visit would be), to … Continue reading

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LETTER 380: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE TO MISS HARLOWE

Saturday, July 29.  I repine not, my dear Sister, at the Severity you have been pleased to express in the Letter you favoured me with; because that Severity was accompanied with the grace I had petitioned for; and because the reproaches … Continue reading

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LETTER 371: MR. LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

But now I have cleared myself of any intentional levity on occasion of my beloved’s meditation; which, as thou observest, is finely suited to her case (that is to say, as she and you have drawn her case); I cannot help … Continue reading

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