Tag Archives: June

LETTER 302: FROM CLARISSA HARLOWE TO LADY BETTY LAWRANCE

Miss Clarissa Harlowe, To Lady Betty Lawrance . Thursday, June 29.     Madam, I hope you’ll excuse the freedom of this address, from one who has not the honour to be personally known to you, altho’ you must have … 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 280: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

JUST come from my charmer. she will not suffer me to say half the obliging, the tender things, which my honest heart is ready to overflow with. A confounded situation that, when a man finds himself in humour to be … Continue reading

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LETTER 279: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

JUST come from the women. ‘Have I gone so far, and am I afraid to go farther?—Have I not already, as it is evident by her behaviour, sinned beyond forgiveness?—A woman’s tears used to be to me but as water … Continue reading

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LETTER 247: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

Sunday morn. (June 11) 4 o’clock A FEW words to the information thou sentest me last night concerning thy poor old man; and then I rise from my seat, shake myself, refresh, new-dress, and so to my charmer, whom, notwithstanding … Continue reading

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