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LETTER 423: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFOKD, ESQ.

Well, but now my heart is a little at ease, I will condescend to take some brief notice of some other passages in thy letters.     I find, I am to thank thee, that the dear creature has avoided … Continue reading

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LETTER 56: MISS HOWE, TO MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE

Sat. March 25   WHAT can I advise you, my noble creature? Your merit is your crime. You can no more change your nature, than your persecutors can theirs. Your distress is owing to the vast disparity between you and … Continue reading

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