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Joseph Andrews ; with Shamela ; and Related Writings: Authoritative Texts, Backgrounds and Sources, Criticism Chapter Summary & Analysis - Section 11: Backgrounds and Sources page 335-358 Summary

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Section 11: Backgrounds and Sources page 335-358 Summary

In Samuel Richardson's "Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded", Pamela is abducted to Mr. B's Lincolnshire estate where she is confined to the custody of his villainous housekeeper, Mrs. Jewkes. When Mr. B kisses Pamela while she is in bed, she nearly faints in fear, but he chides her, swearing he offered no indecency. Pamela thanks God for preserving her innocence. In Conyers Middleton's Dedication to "The History of the Life of Marcus Tullius Cicero", he addresses the Right Honorable John Lord Hervey as a patron of illustrious rank. He trusts the lord's good nature and praises his quality and judgment before professing himself with greatest truth and respect as the lord's devoted servant. In Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra's "The Life and Adventures of the Renown'd Don Quixote", Don Quixote tries to dissuade a squire from whipping a boy...

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