Clarissa Harlowe

Clarissa Harlowe

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890* edition. Excerpt: ...At last, Mr. Lovelace cousin Lovelace hem, hem 1 am very sorry, hesitated Lady Sarah. What's the matter now, Madam P The matter Why, Lady Betty has two letters from Miss Harlowe, which have told us what's the matter. Then they were all upon me. What can you expect will be the end P cried Lady Sarah. Damn d doings, vociferated the peer. For my part, I hardly knew what to reply. Fair and softly, ladies. Pray let me see these letters. There they are. I opened a letter from my charmer to Lady Betty. By the contents, to my great joy, I find the dear creature is alive and well. But the direction where to send an answer was scratched out. Give me the letter, said the peer. There it is, my lord. # - - Theft again they chorused upon me. A blessed time of it, poor I I had nothing for it but impudence. - # # (Miss Howo to Miss Charlotte Montague.) Tuesday morning, July IStft. Madam, I Take the liberty to write to you by a special messenger. In the frenzy of my soul I write to you to demand of you, and of your family who can tell, news of my beloved friend, who, I doubt, has been spirited away by the base arts of one of ne blackest help me to a name bad enough to call him by. It must be he, the only wretch who could injure such an innocent. I wrote to her on Sunday night by a particular hand, chiding her for keeping a heart so impatient as mine in sucli crnel suspense npon a matter of so much importance. Judge my astonishment, my distraction, when last night the messeoger brought word that she had not been heard of since Friday morning, and that a letter lay for her at her lodgings, which must be mine. She went out about six that...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236604814
  • 9781236604811