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LETTER 239: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD

https://commons.marymount.edu/clarissa/1732/06/08/letter-238-mr-lovelace-to-john-belford-esq/   I went up to my new-taken apartment, and fell to writing in character, as usual. I thought I had made good my quarters. But the cruel creature, understanding   that I intended to take up my lodgings there, … Continue reading

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LETTER 238: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

  It was now high time to acquaint my spouse, that Captain Tomlinson was come. And the rather, as the maid told us, that the lady had asked her, If such a gentleman (describing him) was not in the parlour? … Continue reading

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LETTER 217: MR. LOVELACE, TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

Mr. Lovelace, To John Belford, Esq;  And now it is time to confess (and yet I know, that thy conjectures are aforehand with my exposition), that this Captain Tomlinson, who is so great a favourite with my charmer, and who takes so much delight in … Continue reading

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LETTER 108: MR LOVELACE, TO JOHN BELFORD

What can be done with a woman who is above flattery, and despises all praise but that which flows from the approbation of her own heart?   But why will this admirable creature urge her destiny? Why will she defy … Continue reading

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LETTER 110: MR. LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

(In continuation) But is it not the divine Clarissa (Harlowe let me not say; my soul spurns them all but her) whom I am thus by implication threatening? —If virtue be the true nobility, how is she ennobled, and how would an … Continue reading

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