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1828 edition. Excerpt: ...with an unimpassioned indifference, ready
to receive one woman as soon as another. I looked upon love,
serious sober love, as a chimera, and marriage as a thing of
course, as you Miss Sterling proceeds from the violence y
attachment to another. Love. Another So, so here will be fine work.
And pray who is she? Sir J. Who is she who can she be but
Fanny--the tender, amiable, engaging Fanny? Love. Fanny What Fanny?
Sir J. Fanny Sterling. Her sister--Is not she an angel, Lovewell?
Love. Her sister? Confusion --You must not think of it, sir John.
Sir J. Not think of it? I can think of nothing else. Nay, tell rac,
Lovewell, was it possible for me to be indulged in a perpetual
intercourse with two such objets as Fanny and her sister, and not
find my heart led by insensible attraction towards her?--You seem
confounded--Why don't you answer me? Love. Indeed, sir John, this
event gives me infinite concern. Why did not you break this affair
to the family before? Sir J. Under such embarrassed circumstances
as I have been, can you wonder at my irresolution or perplexity?
Nothing but des fiair, the fear of losing my dear Fanny, couM iring
mc to a declaration even now; and yet I think I know Mr. Sterling
so well, that strange as my proposal may appear, if I can make it
advantageous to him as a money transaction, as I am sure I can, he
will certainly come into it. Love. But even suppose he should,
which I very much doubt, 1 don't think Fanny herself would listen
to your addresses. Sir J. You arc deceived a little in that
particular. Love. You'll find I'm Sir J. I have some otherwise.
Love. You have not to her already? Sir J. Yes, I have. Love. Indeed
--And--andshe receive it? Sir J. I think it is not very easy for me
to make my addresses to any woman, ...
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