The Correspondence; Selected from the Original Manuscripts, Bequeated by Him to His Family to Which Are Prefixed a Biographical Account of That Author and Observations on His Writings

The Correspondence; Selected from the Original Manuscripts, Bequeated by Him to His Family to Which Are Prefixed a Biographical Account of That Author and Observations on His Writings : In Six Volumes Volume 3

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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. 1804 edition. Excerpt: ...the human passions to struggle with; and those he cannot conquer he shall endeavour to Vol.in. i make make subservient to the cause of virtue. As man should be a reasonable creature; he shall, I think, be made to love like a reasonable man: and the lady will then have reason to rejoice in his love. Because such a love may increase, with her merits, after matrimony: and that will be a security for the virtue, the mental virtue of both. I am apt to believe that there is many a contaminated soul, that has an uncontaminated body to carry it about. I write to Miss Mulso: and I could not help writing more than I thought I should have had either spirits or steadiness of fingers to write when I began. Your paternally affectionate, S. Richardson. Pray be so good, when you favour me, to leave a margin at sides, top, and bottom: --I am fond of preserving what you write. TO TO MISS MULSO. London, July If, 1751. CROSS Thing! You cannot, you will not, give me a description of the rooms," in which you and your truly worthy friends mostly sit and converse, which I desired you to do, that I might imagine myself now and then among you!--' Come, and see them." Churl!--Yet, in another letter, tell me, that you are so happy, that you dread the coming in of visitors. Very well, Miss Mulso. But you might have gratified me in the requested description; because you could hardly expect that either my disorders or business would permit me to take such a journey. Could it be done, however, it would be inexpressibly delightful to me to honour myself with the cognition, shall I call it? of my two new nieces. God bless them all three! You do Clarissa great honour. But I hope you'll get through the last volumes without hartshorn; yet you'll hardly have been...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236751094
  • 9781236751096