An Apology for the Life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews

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Published: 1741
Language: English
Wordcount: 16,581 / 53 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.2
LoC Category: PS
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Added to site: 2010.01.14
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n which, the many notorious Falshoods and Misreprsentations of a Book calledPAMELA,Are exposed and refuted; and all the matchless Arts of that young Politician, set in a true and just Light.Together withA full Account of all that passed between her and Parson Arthur Williams; whose Character is represented in a manner something different from that which he bears in PAMELA. The whole being exact Copies of authentick Papers delivered to the Editor.Necessary to be had in all Families.

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/em> Gentleman's Horses stood, he hath at last by his Interest obtain'd a pretty snug Place in the Custom-house. Her Mother sold Oranges in the Play-House; and whether she was married to her Father or no, I never could learn.

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After this short Introduction, the rest of her History will appear in the following Letters, which I assure you are authentick.

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LETTER I.

SHAMELA ANDREWS to Mrs. HENRIETTA MARIA HONORA ANDREWS at her Lodgings at the Fan and Pepper-Box in Drury-Lane.

Dear Mamma,

This comes to acquaint you, that I shall set out in the Waggon on Monday, desiring you to commodate me with a Ludgin, as near you as possible, in Coulstin's-Court, or Wild-Street, or somewhere thereabouts; pray let it be handsome, and not above two Stories high: For Parson Williams hath promised to visit me when he comes to Town, and I have got a good many fine Clo

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