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LETTER 171: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

( In continuation )   WELL sayest thou, that mine is the most plotting heart in the world . Thou dost me honour; and I thank thee heartily. Thou art no bad judge. How like Boileau’s parson I strut behind … Continue reading

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LETTER 169: MR BELFORD TO ROBERT LOVELACE, ESQ.

Edgware, Tuesday night, May 2 WITHOUT staying for the promised letter from you to inform us what the lady says of us , I write to tell you that we are all of one opinion with regard to her ; … Continue reading

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LETTER 168: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

Tuesday, May 2 JUST as I had sealed up the enclosed, comes a letter to my beloved, in a cover to me directed to Lord M.’s. From whom, thinkest thou?—From Mrs Howe!—   And what the contents!   How should … Continue reading

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LETTER 119: MISS HOWE TO MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE

  Saturday. April 15 THOUGH pretty much pressed in time, and oppressed by my mamma’s watchfulness, I will write a few lines upon the new light that has broke in upon your gentleman; and send it by a particular hand. … Continue reading

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LETTER 118: MR. LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

( In continuation ) BUT is it not a confounded thing that I cannot fasten an obligation upon this proud beauty? I have two motives in endeavouring to prevail upon her to accept money and raiment from me: one, the … Continue reading

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