720 XTF Search Results (f3-date=1790) Results for your query: f3-date=1790 Thu, 14 Jun 2012 12:00:00 GMT Henrietta Letters. Brown, Charles Brockden I am never so happy as when employed in writing to my friend; and I am willing to perswade myself that he recieves no less pleasure from answering than I from the composition of my letters. What a scribbler have I suddenly become! and how many of those hours do I now devote to the pen which were formerly engrossed by the needle, and the book. It is true that your performances have be made me more attached to my Music, than I have formerly been. I pay more attention to it than is, perhaps, consistent with a prudent distribution of my time, but that is of small importance when compared to the time which I dedicate to our correspondence I protest I think, that, if we proced, for a considerable period, in this manner I shall begin to imagine myself your rival in composition. I know you value yourself extreemly, and with justice, on the ease and vigour and correctness of your Style. Be assured my friend I never shall be able to contend with you in those quallifications, but in th... Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Letter To [John Davidson]. Brown, Charles Brockden Emilius, the friend of Charles, demands his opinion on the following question: he had reason to believe himself be- loved by Arabella, a lady for whom he entertained every sentiment but that of love. She was young, beautiful and accomplished, and possessed every qualification to ensure happiness to a lover. His connection with this lady was perfectly honourable. He had beguiled her with no promises, nor had he ever in a single in- stance encouraged her to cherish the belief, that he was bound by a stronger tie than that of friendship. On the contrary it had been his study to be peculiarly circumspect and guarded. In short whatever motives she might have to persevere in her ad- dresses, he had supplied her with none; and the blame if any must be attributed to the indulge... Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT