The British Novelists; With an Essay, and Prefaces, Biographical and Critical Volume 6

The British Novelists; With an Essay, and Prefaces, Biographical and Critical Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1820 edition. Excerpt: ...of the capital one excepted) than appear publicly in a court to do myself justice'. And I am heartily grieved, that your mother prescribes such a measure as the condition of our future correspondence: for the continuance of your friendship, my dear, and the desire I had to correspond with you to my life's end, were all my remaining hopes and consolation. Nevertheless, as that friendship is in the power of the heart, not of the hand only, I hope I shall not forfeit that. O my dear! what would I give to obtain a revocation of my father's malediction! A reconciliation is not to be hoped for. You, who never loved my father, may think my solicitude on this head a weakness: but the motive for it, sunk as my spirits at times are, isnot always weak. 4! #1: it I APPROVE of the method you prescribe for the conveyance of our letters; and have already caused the porter of the inn to be engaged to bring to me " Dr. Lewen, in Letter lviii. of Vol. VII. presses her to this public prosecution, by arguments worthy of his character; which she answers in a manner worthy of hers. See Letter Iix. of that Volume. yours, the moment that Collins arrives with them) And the servant of the house where I am, will be permitted to carry mine to Collins for you. I have written a letter to Miss Rawlins of Hampstead; the answer to which, just now received, has helped me to the knowledge of the vile contrivance, by which this wicked man got your letter of June the 10th. I will give you the contents of both. In mine to her, I briefly acquainted her, ' with what had befallen me, through the vileness of the women who had been passed upon me, as the aunt and cousin of the wickedest of men; and own, that I never was married to him. I desire her to...show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 222g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236865855
  • 9781236865854