Clarissa Harlowe Volume 6; Or, The History Of A Young Lady

Paperback | May 14, 2012

bySamuel Richardson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 Excerpt: ...life, that you will ever see me in this posture, on this occasion: and again I kneeled to her. Let me hope, that you will be mine next Thursday, your uncle's birth-day, if not before. Would to Heaven I had never been a villain! Your indignation is not, cannot be greater, than my remorse--and I took hold of her gown for she was going from me. Be remorse thy portion!--For thine own sake, be remorse thy portion!--I never, never will forgive thee!--I never, never will be thine!--Let me retire!--Why kneelest thou to the wretch whom thou hast so vilely humbled? Say but, dearest creature, you will consider--say but you will take time to reflect upon what the honour of both our families requires of you. I will not rise. I will not permit you to withdraw still holding her gown till you tell me you will consider Take this letter. Weigh well your situation, and mine. Say you will withdraw to consider; and then I will not presume to withold you. Compulsion shall do nothing with me. Though a slave, a prisoner, in circumstance, I am no slave in my will!--Nothing will I promise thee!--Withheld, compelled--nothing will I promise thee! Noble creature! but not implacable, I hope! Promise me but to return in an hour! Nothing will I promise thee! Say but you will see me again this evening! 0 that I could say--that it were in my power to say--I never will see thee more!--Would to Heaven I never were to see thee more! Passionate beauty!--still holding her 1 speak, though with vehemence, the deliberate wish of my heart.--O that I could avoid looking down upon thee, mean groveler, and abject as insulting--Let me withdraw! My soul is in tumults! Let we withdraw! I quitted my hold to clasp my hands together--Withdraw, O sovereign of my fate!--Withdraw, if you will withdraw! My desti...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 Excerpt: ...life, that you will ever see me in this posture, on this occasion: and again I kneeled to her. Let me hope, that you will be min...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:100 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:May 14, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217188893

ISBN - 13:9780217188890

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