I took her reluctant hand, and besought her only to promise to meet me early in the morning.
To what purpose meet you? Have you more to say than has been said? I have had enough of vows and protestations, Mr. Lovelace. To what purpose should I meet you to-morrow morning?
I repeated my request, and that in the most fervent manner, naming six in the morning.
’You know that I am always stirring before that hour, at this season of the year,’ was the half-expressed consent.
She then again recommended herself to her uncle’s favour; and withdrew.
And thus, Belford, has she mended her markets, as Lord M. would say, and I worsted mine. Miss Howe’s next letter is now the hinge on which the fate of both must turn. I shall be absolutely ruined and undone, if I cannot intercept it.