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LETTER 277: MR. LOVELACE, TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

Thursday night.  Confoundedly out of humour with this perverse lady. Nor wilt thou blame me, if thou art my friend. She regards the concession she made, as a concession extorted from her: And we are but just where we were before … Continue reading

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LETTER 188: MISS HOWE TO MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE

  Thursday, May 18. I Have neither time nor patience, my dear friend, is to answer to every material article in your last letters, just now received. Mr. Lovelace’s proposals are all I like of him. And yet (as you … Continue reading

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LETTER 174: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE, TO MISS HOWE

Sunday Night, May 7.  When you reflect upon my unhappy situation, which is attended with so many indelicate and even shocking circumstances, some of which my pride will not let me think of with patience; all aggravated by the contents of … Continue reading

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LETTER 123: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE, TO MISS HOWE

You may believe, my dear, that these letters put me in good humour with him. He saw it in my countenance, and congratulated himself upon it. But yet I wonder’d that I could not have the contents of them communicated to … Continue reading

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LETTER 88: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE TO MISS HOWE

[The preceding letter not received.]   Saturday Afternoon.   Already have I an ecstatic answer, as I may call it, to my letter.   ‘He promises compliance in every article with my will: Approves of all I propose; particularly of … Continue reading

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