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I have taken the best Advice, on the subject of your Billet, and I find you cannot compell me to...
By the same Token that the Bearer hereof satt up with you last night I hereby order you to give...
My inclinations, tho’ not my Expectations were very much disapointed in not sending you a long...
Accidents are often more Friendly to us, than our own Prudence.—I intended to have been at...
Tis no small pleasure to me, to hear of the great proficioncy you have made in the French tongue,...
Love sweetens Life, and Life sometimes destroys Love. Beauty is desirable and Deformity...
Germantown is at a great Distance from Weymouth Meeting-House, you know; The No. of Yards indeed...
If I was sure your absence to day was occasioned, by what it generally is, either to wait upon...
The Disappointment you mention was not intended, but quite accidental. A Gentleman, for whom I...
You was pleas’d to say that the receipt of a letter from your Diana always gave you pleasure....
I should not have been unmindful of you, even tho you had not call’d upon me to exert myself. I...
How do you now? For my part, I feel much easier than I did an hour ago, My Unkle haveing given me...
For many Years past, I have not felt more serenely than I do this Evening. My Head is clear, and...
If our wishes could have conveyed you to us, you would not have been absent to Day. Mr. Cranch...
I suppose you have written to me, tho I have not received it, for Mr. Ayers left his pocket Book...
The Room which I thought would have been an Hospital or a Musaeum, has really proved a Den of...
This is the last Opportunity I shall have to write you from Braintree for some Weeks. You may...
I have Thoughts of sending you a Nest of Letters like a nest of Basketts; tho I suspect the...
Here am I all alone, in my Chamber, a mere Nun I assure you, after professing myself thus will it...
We arrived at Captn. Cunninghams, about Twelve O’Clock and sent our Compliments to Dr. Perkins....
The Deacon and his Three Children are arrivd and the Operation has been performed, and all well....
Mr. Cranch informs me that Hones will go to Town tomorrow, and that I may not miss one...
I think I write to you every Day. Shall not I make my Letters very cheep; don’t you light your...
Yours of April 15th. this moment received. I thank You for it—and for your offer of Milk, but We...
Three of our Company, have now the Small Pox upon them, Wheat, Badger, and Elderkin. We have seen...
Why my good Man, thou hast the curiosity of a Girl. Who could have believed that only a slight...
It was not forgetfulness, that prevented my writing. You must not ascribe to forgetfulness my not...
Many have been the particular Reasons against my Writing for several days past, but one general...
Your Friendly Epistle reach’d me a fryday morning, it came like an Infernal Mesenger, thro fire...
Returned from a Ramble in Town which began at 10 in the Morning. Dined with my Friend S. Adams...