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He writes by her consent to his friend Doleman,
XVIII. Miss How to Clarissa.--Will not obey contrivances. Gives an advantageous descrip-
tion of Clarissa's behaviour. Exults on her
XIX. Clarissa to Miss Howe.-Knows not what ther views, plots, and designs,
touches on her reproofs in relation to Hickman.
to the disadvantage of women; which may serve XXXVIII. Lovclace to Belford.—Explains what
48 is meant by Doleman's answer about the lod.
that he may answer the objections. Exults.
XXIV. XXV. Lovelace to Belford.- His ac- XXXIX.' Miss Ilowc to Clarissa.-Acquaints
knowledged vanity. Accounts for his plausible her with a scheme formed by her brother and
tion, for having run away with her against her XLIV. Clarissa to Miss Howe.--Lovelace com-
57 but treats it with seeming contempt. She asks
XXIX. From the same.-Mr Lovelace a perfect his advice what to do upen it. This brings on
Proteus. He now applauds her for that treat- an offer of marriage from him. How it went oft, 85
ment of him which before he had resented ; and XLV. Lovelace to Belford.—He confesses his
communicates to her two letters, one from Lady artful intentions in the offer of marriage : yet
Betty Lawrence, the other from Miss Montague. had like, he says, to have been caught in his
She wonders that he did not produce those let-
ters before, as he must know they would be XLVI. Joseph Leman to Mr Lovelace.-With
61 intelligence of a design formed against him by
XXX. XXX1. XXXII. xxxiii. From the the Harlowes. Joseph's vile hypocrisy and self-
same. The contents of the letters from Lady ishness,
Betty and Miss Montague put Clarissa in good XLVII. Lovelace. In answe
swer.–Story of Miss
Betterton. Boast of his treatment to his mis-
hint. She is carnest with him to leave her; and intelligence,
why. He applauds her reasonings. Her serious XLVIII. Clarissa to her aunt Hervey.-Com-
questions, and his ludicrous answers. He makes plains of her silence. Hints at her not having
different proposals. He offers to bring Mrs Nor- designed to go away with Lovelace. She will
ton to her. She is ready to blame herself for her open her whole heart to her, if she encourage
doubts of him; but gives reasons for her caution. her so to do, by the hopes of a reconciliation, . 94
XLIX. Miss How to Clarissa. Observations cas's character. He has two great points to car-
LIII. LIV. From the same.-Nowindeed is her day. She is willing to make the best construc-
tions in his favour,
LVII. LVIII. Miss How to Clarissa. Sorry give to four of his select friends, and Miss Part-
she has returned her Norris. Wishes she had ington. He gives an account who Miss Part-
In answer to Letter vii. Clarissa states the dif. haviour before the lady. Has two views in get-
the women better than she did at first. She re-
LXI. From the same. They arrive at Mrs Sin- her, and at his making her yield to be present
LXX. From the same. Has received an angry LXXXII. Lovelace to Belford.-Will write a
letter from Mrs Howe, forbidding her to corre- play. The title of it, The Quarrelsome Lovers.
of her present prospects, 131 she sat. Her high indignation upon it. Far-
upon this step of her mother. Insists upon con- employed. Sally Martin's reproaches. Has
ib. tion to her uncle. Cautions her sex with regard
LXXIII. Mr Hickman to Clarissa.--Miss Comforts her. How much her case differs from
Howe, he tells her, is uneasy for the vexation that of any other female fugitive. She will be
which appears to be instigated by himself, ib. LXXXVIII. Miss Howe. In reply,
135 XC. Miss Howe to Clarissa.-Fruitless issue of
Endeavours to palliate his purposes by familiar vises her how to proceed with, and what to say
bring about his reformation. Informs her of her
a dying uncle ; and entreats him to write from thrown upon an ungenerous and cruel man.
141 of him. He evades. True generosity what. She
by the representation of her brother) pleads in Examines herself on her whole conduct to Love-
vites her correction if she deceives herself, 162
written proposals. Her observations on the cold
LXXXI. Clarissa to Miss Howc.--He presses conclusion of them. He knows not what every
her to go abroad with him ; yet mentions not wise man knows, of the prudence and delicacy
the ceremony that should give propriety to his required in a wife,
urgency. Cannot bear the life she lives. Wishes XCIV. From the same.Mr Lovelace presses for
the day ; yet makes a proposal which must ne.
man, as to a reconciliation. Memnell introdu- cessarily occasion a delay. Her unreserved and
ced to her. Will not take another step with pathetic answer to it. He is affected by it. She
Lovelace till she know the success of the propo- rejoices that he is penetrable. He presses for
sed application to her uncle,
145 her instant resolution ; but at the same time in.
Substance of two letters from Lovelace to Bel. sinuates delay. Seeing her displeased, he urges
ford ; in which he tells him who Memnell is, and for the morrow; but, before she can answer,
man. The moral she deduces from her story. cy. Cvi. Lovelace to Belford.—Comes at several
glories in his cruelty, Hardheartedness he owns Repeated instigations from the women. Ac-
Will steel his own heart, that he may cut CVII. Clarissa to Miss Howe. Is terrified by
to perfect her scheme, that she
may leave him.
his delays. Will think of some scheme to get Trembles to look back upon his encroachments.
naturally hate such men as Lovelace, . . . 170 even in the best actions of her past life she has
of common humanity, he beseeches him to do CVIII. Lovelace to Belford.-Meets the lady at
171 breakfast. Flings the tea-cup and saucer over
172 her by his free address. Romping, the use of it
turns Belford's arguments against him. Re- nightly surprises. Á lion-hearted lady where
He gives that pretended lady the small.
174 his measures to render it abortive. He is of the
the inconvenience, the impolicy of KEEPING, versation between them. Her apostrophe to
176 gives him notice of a paper she has come at,
than the crowning act, .
179 CIX. From the same.-Copy of the transcribed
heedlessness, he had been long ago master of cx. From the same..
his wishes. His view in getting her to a play ; him farther in his designs. Vapourish people
ib. seasonable letter for him from his cousin Char.
when reason for hope offers,
182 CXI. From the same. --An interview all placid
another proverbial letter he has sent him. Per- Again makes Belford object, in order to explain
ib. giving the lady a gleam of joy. Illustrated by
Extract from a letter of Clarissa.—After giving everybody who wants pity. Loves everybody.
Miss Howe an account of the present favour- He owns he should be the happiest of men,
them read to her. Law and gospel two different
CXVI. From the same...Fresh contrivances lady more than once look about her. She owns
crowd in upon him. He shall be very sick on that he is more than indifferent to her. Checks
Will not take up with harlots. Histo- cules marriage purity. Severely reflects upon
220 public freedoms between men and their wives.
with the lady. Delightfully easy she. Obse- Has been after a licence. Difficulty in procuring
CXXI. CXXII. From the same.--Arrival of CXXIX. Delford to Lovelace.--Again earnestly
Captain Tomlinson, with a pretended commis- expostulates with him in the lady's favour. Re-
members and applauds the part she bore in the
of sensual love. Calls some of his contrivances
CXXIV. From the same.- Who Tomlinson is. Caution to those who would censure him. Had