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LETTER 452: MR BELFORED, TO ROBER LOVELACE, ESQ

Friday, Sept. 1.   How astonishing, in the midst of such affecting scenes, is thy mirth on what thou callest my own aspirations ! Never, surely, was there such another man in this world, thy talents and thy levity taken together! —Surely, what … Continue reading

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LETTER 438: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE TO ALEXANDER WYERLEY ESQ

  Sat. Aug. 26. SIR, The generosity of your purpose would have commanded not only my notice, but my thanks, altho’ you had not given me the alternative you are pleased to call artful . And I do therefore give you … Continue reading

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LETTER 421: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

Wednesday-Morn, Aug. 23.  All alive, dear Jack! and in ecstasy! Likely to be once more a happy man! For I have received a letter from my beloved Miss Harlowe ; in consequence, I suppose, of advices that I mentioned in my last from … Continue reading

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LETTER 401: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE, TO ROBERT LOVELACE, ESQ

Friday, Aug. 11.  ‘Tis a cruel alternative to be either forced to see you, or to write to you. But a will of my own has been long denied me; and to avoid a greater evil, nay, now I may say, … Continue reading

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LETTER 403: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE, TO JOHN HARLOWE, ESQ

Thursday, Aug. 10.  Honoured Sir, It was an act of charity I begged: Only for a last blessing, that I might die in peace. I ask not to be received again, as my severe sister (Oh! that I had not written to her!) … Continue reading

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