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LETTER 370: MR. LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

Friday, July 28.  I have three letters of thine to take notice of ( a ) : But I am divided in my mind, whether to quarrel with thee, in thy unmerciful reflections; or to thank thee, for thy acceptable particularity and diligence. … Continue reading

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LETTER 369: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE TO MISS HOWE

[Inclosed in the preceding.]  Thursday, July 27.  My dearest Miss Howe, Since you seem loth to acquiesce in my determined resolution, signified to you as soon as I was able to hold a pen, I beg the favour of you, by this, … Continue reading

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LETTER 356: MRS. HARLOWE TO MRS. HOWE

Sat. July 22 Dear madam, I SEND you enclosed copies of five letters that have passed between Miss Howe and my Arabella. You are a person of so much prudence and good sense, and (being a mother yourself) can so … 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 341: MR. ROBERT LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD

M. Hall, Wedn. night, July 19. Thou mightst well apprehend, that I should think thou wert playing me booty, in communicating my letter to the lady.     Thou askest, Who would think thou mightst not read to her the … Continue reading

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