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"If a man could not make a lady in courtship own herself please with him, it was as much and oftentimes more to his purpose to make her angry with him." Mr. Lovelace, letter 3, p. 48

"Our flatterers will tell us any thing sooner than our faults, or what they know we do not like to hear." Clarissa, letter 5, p. 54

"They have all an absolute dependence upon what they suppose to be a meekness in my temper." Clarissa, letter 9, p. 65

"Miss Clarissa Harlowe is an admirable young lady: wherever she goes, she confers a favour: whomever she leaves, she fills with regret. O my Nancy, that you had a little of her sweet obligingness!" Mrs. Howe, letter 10, p. 69

"A pity, that such a man were not uniformly good!" Clarissa, letter 13, p. 79

"But still obedience without reserve, reason what I will, is the burden of my mamma's song; and this...

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