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LETTER 470: MR BELFORD TO ROBERT LOVELACE

Wedn. morn. Sept. 6.  And is she somewhat better? —Blessings upon thee without number or measure! Let her still be better and better! Tell me so at least, if it be notso: For thou knowest not what a joy that poor temporary reprieve, that … Continue reading

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LETTER 255: MR. LOVELACE, TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

Well, but now my plots thicken; and my employment of writing to thee on this subject will soon come to a conclusion. For now, having got the licence; and Mrs. Townsend, with her tars, being to come to Hamstead next … Continue reading

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LETTER 233: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD

Mr. Lovelace, To John Belford, Esq; Hamstead, Friday Night, June 9.     Now, Belford, for the narrative of narratives. I will continue it, as I have opportunity; and that so dextrously, that if I break off twenty times, thou … Continue reading

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LETTER 235: MR. LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD ESQ;

  I will now give thee the substance of the dialogue that passed between the two women and the lady. Wonder not, that a perverse wife makes a listening husband. The event, however, as thou wilt find, justified the old observation, … Continue reading

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LETTER 237: MR. LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD ESQ;

We had hardly dined, when my coachman, who kept a look-out for Captain Tomlinson, as Will. did for old Grimes, conducted hither that worthy gentleman, attended by one servant, both on horseback. He alighted. I went out to meet him … Continue reading

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