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LETTER 362: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE, TO MRS. NORTON

Monday night, July 24.   My dear Mrs. Norton,   Had I not fallen into fresh troubles, which disabled me for several days from holding a pen, I should not have forborn inquiring after your health, and that of your … Continue reading

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LETTER 355: MISS HOWE TO MISS ARABELLA HARLOWE

Sat. July 22 It may be the misfortune of some people to engage everybody’s notice: others may be the happier , though they may be the more envious , for nobody’s thinking them worthy of any. But one would be glad people had the sense to … Continue reading

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LETTER 345: MR BELFORD TO ROBERT LOVELACE, ESQ.

Thursday Night.  I was forced to take back my twenty guineas. How the women managed it, I can’t tell (I suppose too readily found a purchaser for the rich suit); but she mistrusted, that I was the advancer of the money; and would … Continue reading

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LETTER 300: FROM CLARISSA HARLOWE TO JUDITH NORTON

  Thursday, June 29. My dear Mrs. Norton, I address myself to you after a very long silence (which, however, was not owing either to want of love or duty) principally to desire you to satisfy me in two or … Continue reading

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LETTER 266: MR. LOVELACE, TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

Mr. Lovelace, To John Belford, Esq;  Monday afternoon, June 19.  Pity me, Jack, for pity’s sake; since, if thou dost not, no-body else will: And yet never was there a man of my genius, and lively temper, that wanted it more. We are apt to … Continue reading

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