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Clarissa, Volume 8

or The History of a Young Lady

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Published: 1748
Language: English
Wordcount: 108,427 / 298 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81
LoC Category: PN
Series: Clarissa
Downloads: 1,466
Added to site: 2004.07.02
mnybks.net#: 8503
Origin: gutenberg.org
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werable for consequences.

LETTER LXX. Belford to Lovelace.-- Solemn leave taken of her by the doctor and apothecary; who tell her she will hardly see the next night. The pleasure with which she receives the intimation. How unlike poor Belton's behaviour her's! A letter from Miss Howe. Copy of it. She cannot see to read it. Her exalted expressions on hearing it read. Tries to write an answer to it; but cannot. Dictates to Mrs. Lovick. Writes the superscriptive part herself on her knees. Colonel Morden arrives in town.

LETTER LXXI. From the same.-- What passes on Colonel Morden's visit to his cousin. She enjoins the Colonel not to avenge her.


THE HISTORY

OF

CLARISSA HARLOWE


LETTER I

MISS HOWE, TO MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE YARMOUTH, ISLE OF WIGHT, MONDAY, AUG. 7.

MY DEAREST CREATURE,

I can write but just now a few lines. I cannot tell how to bear the sound of that Mr. Belford for your executor, cogent as your reasons for that measure are: and yet I am firmly of opi

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