The Illustrious French Lovers; Being the True Histories of the Amours of Several French Persons of Quality Volume 1

The Illustrious French Lovers; Being the True Histories of the Amours of Several French Persons of Quality Volume 1

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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. 1739 edition. Excerpt: ...is not yet friends with me. This was fix whole Months after my Arrival, for we met with a great Shock by the way: I am indeed glad that he now lets us live in quiet, and am ready to be reconcil'd if he was willing; nay, we would willingly make the firft Advances to procure it; but, according to all Appearance, we fhall have no Juftice from him till he dies, for he will give us nothing till Death forces him to make up his Accounts in the other World; and perhaps he will take care to leave his Fortune fo intangled, that we fhall be plagued with Law-fuits and innumerable Troubles, before we fhall obtain our Right. But to the Story: He was inform'd by his Spies who dogg'd me, what Convent his Daughter was in, and went himfelf thither the next Morning, and made Ufe of my Name to gain Admittance to her. I leave you to imagine her Surprize when fhe faw him thro' the Grates. She faid not a Word, but immediately retired; which gave him an Opportunity to fay all he defired to the Abbefs, . whom he threatned horribly, if fhe fuffer'd Clementine to go out of the Convent. In thiscritical Minute I arrived in a Coach to fetch her; but found the Scene quite chang'd, and he and I beheld each other with equal diflike, as you may fuppofe; and had he been of my own Years, no doubt but our Difpute had ended by the Swordt-! treated him as he deferved, G 6-and; and he abufed me handfomly; infomuch that I was going to ftrike him mith my Caner which my Footman wifely prevented, and gave me a Moment's time to think; on which, repenting my rafhnefs, I turn'd my Back upon him, and going into the Coach return'd to my. own Houfe; he likewife went home to his. I was prefently inform'd that he had endeavour'd to get out a Procefs againft me for a, Rape, but the Court had...show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236657152
  • 9781236657152