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Samuel Richardson
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A collection of the moral and instructive sentiments: a facsimile reproduction, Samuel Richardson, Scholars' Facsimiles & Reprints, 1980, p. 277
Samuel Richardson
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A collection of the moral and instructive sentiments: a facsimile reproduction, Samuel Richardson, Scholars' Facsimiles & Reprints, 1980, p. 383
Samuel Richardson
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Vol. 2, p. 452; Letter 126. - Clarissa (1747–1748)


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Born: August 19, 1689

Died: July 4, 1761 (aged 71)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Novelist, writer

Bio: Samuel Richardson was an 18th-century English writer and printer. He is best known for his three epistolary novels: Pamela: Or, Virtue Rewarded, Clarissa: Or the History of a Young Lady and The History of Sir Charles Grandison. Richardson was an established printer and publisher for most of his life and printed almost 500 different works, with journals and magazines.

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We sacrifice to dress, till household joys And comforts cease. Dress drains our cellar dry, And keeps our larder clean; puts out our fires, And introduces hunger, frost and woe, Where peace and hospitality might reign. Dress changes the manners.
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