marry him myself, & were he but one degreeleſs contemptibly weak I certainly should, but I must own myself rather romantic in that re::spect, & that Riches only, will not satisfy me.The event of all this is very provoking. – Sir Jamesis gone, Maria highly incensed, & Mrs . Manwaringinsupportably jealous; – so jealous in short, & so en::raged against me, that in the fury of her temper I should not be surprised at her appealing to her Guardian if she had the liberty of addreſsing him —but there your Husband stands my friend, & thekindest, most amiable action of his Life was histhrowing her off forever on her Marriage. – Keep uphis resentment therefore I charge you. — We are now in a sad state; no house was ever more altered; the whole family are at war, & Manwaring scarcely dares speak to me. It is time for me to be gone; I have therefore determined on leaving them, & shallspend I hope a comfortable day with you in Town

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