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The Female Quixote

or The Adventures of Arabella

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Published: 1752
Language: English
Wordcount: 147,100 / 417 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 25.2
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 3,239
Added to site: 2008.03.03 20213

ntry Subjects, the Discourse at last turned upon the Marquis of -- whose fine House and Gardens were within their View; upon which the young Fellow informed him, he was Brother to a young Woman that attended the Lady Arabella; and, being fond of lengthening out the Conversation with so fine a Gentleman, gave him, without being desired, the domestic History of the whole Family, as he had received it from Lucy, who was the Sister he mentioned.

Hervey, excessively delighted at this accidental Meeting with a Person so capable of serving his Design, affected a great Desire of being better acquainted with him; and, under Pretence of acquiring some Knowlege in rural Affairs, accustomed himself to call so often at William's Farm, that at last he met with the Person whom the Hopes of seeing had so often carried him thither.

Lucy, the Moment she saw him enter, knowing him again, blushed at the Remembrance of the Discourse which had passed between her Lady and herself concerning him; and was not at all sur

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