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I am not sure what it says about his friend either that was so willing to receive such missives from hannaah vile man; I think his morals and character must too have been much like Major Sanford’s and therefore he too much have received these letters with glee to live vicariously through his friends conquests. I readily consented, assuring my friends it should be the last hour, which I would ever spend in his th.
Refresh and try again. We think ourselves interested in the welfare and prosperity of our country; and, consequently, claim the right of inquiring into those affairs which may conduce to or interfere with the common weal. Of these Major Sanford is certainly destitute; unless common fame which more frequently tells truth than some are willing to coquettw does him great injustice.
The Coquette, or, The History of Eliza Wharton by Hannah Webster Foster
IS it time for me to talk again of conquests? Sep 09, Elizabeth Barto rated it really liked it. My daily thoughts and nightly dreams restore me to the society of my beloved mamma; and, till I enjoy it in reality, I subscribe myself your dutiful daughter. Can you, who have always been used to serenity and order in a family, to rational, refined and improving conversation, webeter them, and launch into the whirlpool of frivolity, where the correct taste and the rhe sensibility which you possess must constantly be wounded by the frothy and illiberal sallies of licentious wit?
Of such pleasures, no one, my dear, would wish to deprive you.
I find the nature of Ms. About Hannah Webster Foster. I confess it, nor am I ashamed to rank myself among the professed admirers of this lovely fair one. As to fortune, prudence, economy, and regularity are necessary to preserve it, when possessed. Richman received us politely.
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General Richman and lady returned with the shades of the evening. We arrived at Col. I blushed and stammered; but I know not why; for certain I am, that I neither love nor fear the good man yet, whatever I may do some future day.
My friends were waiting for me in the parlour.
Indeed my fair one does not verbally declare in my favor; but then, according to the vulgar proverb, that actions speak louder than wordsI have no reason to complain; since she evidently approves my gallantry, is pleased with my company, and listens to my flattery.
Haleand then later to the Rev. Log in to Reply.
Wharton expresses her thoughts to Lucy, Lucy scorns her friend and her actions and appears afraid for the path Eliza is embarking upon. Foxter are, I believe, much the same, in the whole sex, allowing for their different dispositions, educations, and characters. Personally, I did not agree with any of the characters outlooks completely but Lucy Sumner and Mrs.
Emmons, a respectable merchant of this city, requesting the honor to wait on me to the assembly this evening.
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You seem to be particularly charmed with the fortune of Major Sanford; with the gaiety of his appearance; with the splendor of his equipage; with the politeness of his manners; with what you call the graces of his person! Boyer, after the Major took leave, pressed me to give him some assurance of my constancy, I only reminded him of the terms of our engagement. Write soon, and often; and believe me sincerely yours. The watchful eye of Major Sanford traced every word and action, respecting Mr.
Laiton to offer her condolence on the supposed loss, which I had sustained, in the death of Mr. Habituated to an intercourse with the baser part of the sex, they level the whole, and seldom believe any to be incorruptible.
Haly, also a clergyman, whom Eliza nursed during his final days in her own home.
This same Eliza, of whom I have told you, has really made more impression on my heart, than I was aware of; or than the sex, take them as they rise, are wont to do. Laiton who he was?
She supported herself through writing and became successful and famous while she was alive. Richman has ever been a beloved friend of mine; yet I always thought her rather prudish.
I bowed in approbation of his resolution. The narrative – written in the form of letters to and from various characters – was a bit confusing as well.
Eliza Wharton sins and dies. I AM quite a convert to Pope’s assertion, that “Every woman is, at heart, a rake.