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LETTER 272: MR. LOVELACE, TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

Tuesday night, June 20.¬† No¬†admittance yet to my charmer! She is very ill—in a violent fever, Dorcas thinks. Yet will have no advice.   Dorcas tells her how much I am concerned at it.   But again let me ask, … Continue reading

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LETTER 238: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

  It was now high time to acquaint my spouse, that Captain Tomlinson was come. And the rather, as the maid told us, that the lady had asked her, If such a gentleman (describing him) was not in the parlour? … Continue reading

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LETTER 139: JOSEPH LEMAN TO ROBERT LOVELACE

He acquaints Mr. Lovelace of the prosecution intended to be set up against him, by his masters, for a Rape upon Miss Betterton, whom, by a stratagem, he had got into his hands; and who afterwards died in child-bed; the … Continue reading

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LETTER 86: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE TO MISS HOWE

Sat. Morn, 8 o’Clock, April 8. Whether you will blame me, or not, I cannot tell, But I have deposited a letter confirming my former resolution to leave this house on Monday next, within the hours, if possible, prefixed in … Continue reading

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LETTER 85:MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE TO MISS HOWE

I have a letter from Mr. Lovelace, full of transports, vows, and promises. I will send it to you inclosed. You’ll see how he engages in it for his aunt Lawrance’s protection, and for Miss Charlotte Montague’s accompanying me. ‘I … Continue reading

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