A Series of Genuine Letters Volume 2

A Series of Genuine Letters Volume 2

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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. 1786 edition. Excerpt: ...love me, Harry, the single consideration of my distress, in being torn from thee, should make you even anxious to delay your future happiness. You would not call the moment of our separation an happy one, were thy soul linked to mine, as mine to thee. "Oh' the soft commerce! oh! the'tender ties, "Close twisted with the fibres of the heart; ' Which broken, break them--and drain off the "soul Of human joy, and make it pain to live J--"And is it, then, to live, when we two part? ' 'Tis the survivor dies.--My heart, no more 1" I doubt not but you will think my tenderness, upon this occasion, entirely selfish: Indeed I grant it is so;--for I would leave thee, Harry; with transport leave thee! well knowing that my death would be conducive to thy happiness. Your religion and philosophy would prevent the effects of your natural tenderness.--My little, happy spirit (for such, I doubt not, it would be) should mini ster unseen to thy gentle sorrow, and bring thee peace and comfort from above. My mind is somewhat cheared by this last hope. I shall conclude my letter here, as it would be the art of finking, to mention even our meeting in this world; which, indeed, I begin to despair.of; but, in a strong hope of our suture happiness, I subscribe myself, Eternally your's, FRANCES. HIATUS. LETTER CCXLV. FRANCES to HENRY. T AM vastly uneasy at not hearing from you last post. I have a thousand apprehensions, lest some accident should have befallen my heart's treaH 2 sore sure; for 1 am sure he is not capable of neglecting me. The badness of the weather adds to my concern. Every drop of rain, shrinks me, as if it touched my heart, when I think that thou, its dearest part, art, perhaps, exposed to it. I work myself into an hundred...show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236848705
  • 9781236848703