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A Charteris writes In Old Lichfield; a Cockney drug-clerk writes The Eve of St. Agnes; a genteel printer evolves a Lovelace; and a cutpurse pens the Ballad of Dead Ladies in a brothel.

LETTER XI. Lovelace to Belford.

Belford to Lovelace.

LETTER XIV. Lovelace to Belford.

Lovelace to Belford.

Accuses her (that is to say, LOVELACE accuses her,) of niceness, prudery, affectation. LETTER XX.

[This letter may be considered as a kind of summary of Clarissa's trials, her persecutions, and exemplary conduct hitherto; and of Mr. Lovelace's intrigues, plots, and views, so far as Miss Howe could be supposed to know them, or to guess at them.]

A letter from Lovelace, which farther shows the fertility of his contriving genius.

Informs her of Lovelace's villany, and of her escape.

Lovelace to Belford.

Lovelace to Belford.



let Mrs. Lovelace know!There is danger, to be sure! whispered from one nymph to another; but at the door, and so loud, that my listening fair-one might hear.

How do you, Mr. Lovelace? O my best love!Very well!Very well!Nothing at all!

Mr. Lovelace, my dear, has been very ill.

'Tis true, I have owned more than once, that I could have liked Mr. Lovelace above all men.

A passage, which, although it came into my mind when Mr. Lovelace was least exceptionable, yet that I have denied any efficacy to, when he has teased and vexed me, and given me cause of suspicion.

For, after all, my dear, Mr. Lovelace is not wise in all his ways.


She wished Mr. Lovelace would come in.

Mr. Lovelace came in soon after; all lively, grateful, full of hopes, of duty, of love, to thank his charmer, and to congratulate with her upon the cure she had performed.

But we had not sat long together, when Dorcas again came fluttering up to tell us, that the footman, the very footman, was again at the door, and inquired, whether Mr. Lovelace and his lady, by name, had not lodgings in this house?

Well, friend, what is your business with Mr. and Mrs. Lovelace? Bowing, scraping, I am sure you are the gentleman, Sir.

Whom came you from? From a gentleman who ordered me to say, if I was made to tell, but not else, it was from a friend of Mr. John Harlowe, Mrs. Lovelace's eldest uncle.

Well, friend, if your master has anything to say to Mr. Lovelace, you may tell him, that Mr. Lovelace is here; and will see him whenever he pleases.

Well, friend, if your master has anything to say to Mr. Lovelace, you may tell him, that Mr. Lovelace is here; and will see him whenever he pleases.


Good Mr. Lovelace, said my charmer, trembling [see, Jack, when she has an end to serve, I am good Mr. Lovelace,]

Good Mr. Lovelace, said my charmer, trembling [see, Jack, when she has an end to serve, I am good Mr. Lovelace,]

My dearest life, folding my arms about her, [when she asks favours, thought I, the devil's in it, if she will not allow such an innocent freedom as this, from good Mr. Lovelace too,] you shall be witness of all passes between us.

Your servant, Sir,Mr. Lovelace, I presume?

My name is Lovelace, Sir. Excuse the day, Sir.

I mean no offence, Mr. Lovelace.

When you had heard me out, Mr. Lovelace, and had found I had so behaved, as to make the caution necessary, it would have been just to have given it.

I am twice your age, Mr. Lovelace, I dare say:

I love a brave man, Mr. Lovelace, as well as ever I did in my life.

You will allow me to say, Mr. Lovelace, that he will not be satisfied with an answer that admits of the least doubt.

But, Mr. Lovelace, I believe, you will allow, that it is better that her relations should have wronged you, than you the lady, I hope, Sir, you will permit me to repeat my question.

And yet I was upon one of my master-strokeswhich was, to take advantage of the captain's inquiries, and to make her own her marriage before him, as she had done to the people below; and if she had been brought to that, to induce her, for her uncle's satisfaction, to write him a letter of gratitude; which of course must have been signed Clarissa Lovelace.

You know, Mr. Lovelace, that there is a consent, as I may call it, in some minds, which will unite them stronger together in a few hours, than years can do with others, whom yet we see not with disgust.

'A like application, he told me, had been made to his sister Harlowe, by a good woman, whom every body respected; who had intimated, that his niece, if encouraged, would again put herself into the protection of her friends, and leave you: but if not, that she must unavoidably be your's.' I hope, Mr. Lovelace, I make no mischief.

I have staid my full time, Mr. Lovelace.


I was going on; when interrupting me, You see, Mr. Lovelace, said she, how you have embarrassed yourself by your obliquities!

You see that your uncle wants only to be assured from ourselves that it is so Not another word on this subject, Mr. Lovelace.

I have given him room to think Then put him right, Mr. Lovelace.

And may I, Mr. Lovelace, never be happy in this life, if I submit to the passing upon my uncle Harlowe a wilful and premeditated falshood for truth!

Urge this point no further, Mr. Lovelace.

To permit this, is to go on in an error, Mr. Lovelace.

I hope, Mr. Lovelace, there is no occasion, in our present not disagreeable situation, to answer such a question.


As Mr. Lovelace pleased.

And will you be so good as to allow of this, Mr. Lovelace?

And let me ask you, Mr. Lovelace, said the Captain; yet not so much from doubt, as that I may proceed upon sure groundsYou are willing to co-operate with my dear friend in a general reconciliation?

O Mr. Lovelace, said sheyou have infinitelyAnd

You know not, Mr. Lovelace, how near my heart this hoped-for reconciliation is.

And O Mr. Lovelace, how happy I shall be, when my heart is lightened from the all-sinking weight of a father's curse!

an outcastAnd you, Mr. Lovelace, to behold all this, with welcomeWhat though a little cold at first?


[The Lady, in three several letters, acquaints her friend with the most material passages and conversations contained in those of Mr. Lovelace's preceding.

'I liked him, says she, as soon as I saw him.' As her projects are now, she says, more favourable than heretofore, she wishes, that her hopes of Mr. Lovelace's so-often-promised reformation were better grounded than she is afraid they can be.]

We have both been extremely puzzled, my dear, says she, to reconcile some parts of Mr. Lovelace's character with other parts of it: his good with his bad; such of the former, in particular, as his generosity to his tenants; his bounty to the innkeeper's daughter; his readiness to put me upon doing kind things by my good Norton, and others.

Letter XIX. See also Mr. Lovelace's own confession of the delight he takes in a woman's tears, in different parts of his letters.

Mr. Lovelace is a proud man.

for Clarissa's early opinion of Mr. Lovelace

[When she comes to relate those occasions, which Mr. Lovelace in his narrative acknowledges himself to be affected by, she thus expresses herself:] He endeavoured, as once before, to conceal his emotion.

But why, my dear, should these men (for Mr. Lovelace is not singular in this) think themselves above giving these beautiful proofs of a feeling heart?



(The divine), of Richard Lovelace, was Lucy Saeheverell, also called by the poet, Lucasta.

(The "grates" here referred to were those of a prison in which Lovelace was confined by the Long Parliament, for his petition from Kent in favor of the king.)

II.In London Clarissa, after staying in lodgings at St. Albans, is persuaded by Lovelace that she will be safer from her family in London.

After refusing a proposal for an immediate marriage, she therefore moves to London to lodge in a house recommended as thoroughly respectable by Lovelace, but which in reality is kept by a widow, Mrs. Sinclair, of no good repute, who is in the pay of Lovelace.

After refusing a proposal for an immediate marriage, she therefore moves to London to lodge in a house recommended as thoroughly respectable by Lovelace, but which in reality is kept by a widow, Mrs. Sinclair, of no good repute, who is in the pay of Lovelace.

"I am exceedingly out of humour with Mr. Lovelace, and have great reason to be so.

"'Fix ourselves in a house, Mr. Lovelace?'

"The widow now directs all her talk to me as 'Mrs. Lovelace,' and I, with a very ill-grace, bear it.

Mr. Lovelace has returned already.

But Lovelace finds out her refuge, and sends two women, who pretend to be his relatives, Lady Betty and Lady Sarah, and Clarissa is beguiled back to Mrs. Sinclair's for an interview.

Lovelace to his friend, John Belford: "June 18.

In the absence of Lovelace from London Clarissa manages to escape from Mrs. Sinclair's, and takes refuge in the house of Mrs. Smith, who keeps a glove shop in King Street, Covent Garden.

Belford discovers her retreat, and protects her from Lovelace.

Mr. Mowbray, a friend, to Robert Lovelace, Esq.: "June 29.

Dear Lovelace,I have plaguey news to acquaint thee with.

" Belford to Lovelace: "June 29.

"How strong must be her resentment of the barbarous treatment she has received, that has made her hate the man she once loved, and rather than marry him to expose her disgrace to the world!" Lovelace to Belford: "June 30.

She cannot be long concealed; I have set all engines at work to find her out, and if I do, who will care to embroil themselves with a man of my figure, fortune, and resolution?" Belford to Lovelace: "August 31.

Oh, Lovelace that thou hadst been there at the moment!

" Belford to Lovelace: "September 7.

"Oh, Lovelace, but I can write no more.

LOVELACE, in Clarissa, ii. 341.

R62847, 5Jun50, Griffin M. Lovelace (A) LIFE OF CARDINAL GIBBONS, Archbishop of Baltimore, by Allen Sinclair Will. v. 1-2.

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R107779, 9Feb53, Griffin M. Lovelace (A) LOVELAND, SEYMOUR.


R120733, 13Nov53, Maud Hart Lovelace (A) LOWELL, AMY. Behind time.

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Clarence E Lovejoy (A); 10Jul67; R414084. LOVELACE, MAUD HART.

Maud Hart Lovelace (A); 5Dec67; R423408.