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Kas promised to transcribe them. I have given him a lift in writing. I have been half guilty of affectation. I have asked for some particulars that Sir Charles referred to, which are not so immedi. ately interesting : The history of Olivia, of Mrs Beaumont; the debates Sir Charles mentioned between himself and Signor Jeronymo : But, Lucy, the particulars I am most impatient for are these :
His firit conference with Lady Clementina on the subject of the Count of Belvedere, which her father and mother overheard.
The conference he was desired to hold with herg. on her being first seized with melancholy.
Whether her particularly chearful behaviour, on his departure from Bologna, is anywhere accounted for.
By what means Mrs Beaumont prevailed on her to acknowledge a passion fo ftudiously concealed from the tenderest of parents.
Sir Charles's reception on bis return from Vio
What regard his proposals of compromise, as to religion and residence, met with, as well from the family as from Clementina.
The most important of all, Lucy-The last dis.. tressful parting : What made it neceffary; what happened at Bologna afterwards, and what the: poor Clementina's lituation now is.
If the doctor is explicit with regard to this ar-ticle, we shall be able to account for their desiring. him to revisit them at Bologna, after so long an absence, and for his seeming to think it will be to no purpose to oblige them. O Lucy! what a great deal depends upon the answer to this article, as it may happen !---But no more fufpenfe, I besecch: you, Sir Charles Grandifon! No more suspense, I
pray you, Dr Bartlett! My heart fickens at the thought of further suspense. I cannot bear it!
Adieu, Lucy! Lengthening my letter would be
only dwelling longer (for I know not how to
change my subject) on weaknesses and follies that
have already given you too much pain for
HISTORICAL AND CHARACTERISTICAL,
THIRD VOLUME OF THIS WORK.
DDISON, Mr, the fair sex under great obo
ligations to him, 231.
Advice or cautions to women, 25.
Afectation, 13, 224.
Anderson, Capt. Sir Charles Grandifon's confe-
rence with him, in which he disengages his fister
from it, 26 to. 36. See Miss Charlotte Gran..
Apologies, uncalled for, are tacit confessions, 254
Artful women, 155:
Avarice, 134, 144, 212..
Attachments, guilty ones, the inconvenience of
pursuing them, politically, as well as morally
Bartlett, Dr Ambrose, an excellent clergyman,
piety in his retirement, 38. Sounded on the
Itaté of Sir Charles's affection with regard to
Miss Byron, 39 to 45. His history, 63 to 72.
Guedes at Miss Byron's love for Sir Charles,
168. Instructs her in geography, 190. His:
friendship with young Mr Grandison, afterwards
Sir Charles, in his travels, to whom he stands
in the place of a second conscience, 251, 252.
Bartlett, Mr, nephew to Dr Bartlett, and his ama-
nuenfis, gives Miss Byron a transcribed account
of the Doctor's history, 38.
Beauchamp, Sir Harry, keeps his fon abroad to hu-
mour a mother-in-law, 73. His · undue com-
plaisance to her accounted for, 74., Admires
Sir Charles Grandison, ib.
Beauchamp, Lady, in love with Mr Beauchamp,
but her advances flighted, conceives an hatred
to him, and marries his father in order to:
have both in her power, 73•
Beauchamp, Mr Edward, son of Sir Harry, a dif-
tinguished friend of Sir Charles Grandison;
the commencement of their acquaintance, and
the happy part he acted in saving the life of Dr
Bartlett at Athens, 68. His character from Dr
Bartlett, and history, 73. His character from
Sir Charles Grandison, 221.
Beaumont, Mrs, a lady of an excellent heart and
fine genius, cruelly deprived of her fortune by
a base uncle her guardian, is prevailed upon to
go as a companion to two Italian ladies of worth
and honour to Florence, 270.
Belvedere, Count of, characterized by Sir Charles
Grandifon as a handsome, gallant, sensible man
of ample fortune, in love with Lady Clemen,
Beneficence, 166. See Sir Charles Grardifon.
Benevolence, 167. See Sir Charles Grandison.
Blagrave, Mr, an attorney employed against Sir
Charles Grandison by Mr O'Hara, 177.
Burgess, a person employed by Sir Charles Gran-
dison in beautifying his church, 85.
Byron, Miss, broke in upon, and excessively rallied
in her drefling-room by the two lifters, 4 to 16.
Her reflections on her hopeless prospect from
their conference with Dr Bartlett, 44. She
would chuse to die rather than be the means of
Sir Charles's disturbance, 47. Suspects Dr
Bartlett of designing to detach her from Sir
Charles, in favour of Mr Beauchamp, 75. What
would be her most malicious with ib. Her in-
vective against love, 77. Refuses to read a let.
ter of Sir Charles's, clandestinely come at by
Miss Grandison, 78. Reflections on the temp-
tation, and on her resisting it, 83. Will not de-
serve to be despised by Sir Charles Ç6. Why
she calls love an ignoble passion, 103. Interesting
conversation with Miss Jeryois on their mutual
regard for Sir Charles 121. She is alarmed at
Mr Deane's visit to him, 169. She likes not that
Sir Charles should stile himself her brother, 180.
Obliges him with the fight of some of her let-
ters, ib. Thinks his affections engaged, 192.
Greatly embarrafled on the questions put to him
on that point in her presence, 196. Her apof-
trophe to Dr Bartlett on Sir Charles's imagined
reservedness, 200. Her Jupposed question to Sir
Charles, concerning the woman of his choice,
221. Betrays a degree of captiousness before
Sir Charles, 237. The library conference, in
which Sir Charles gives her a brief history of
Lady Clementina della Porretta 243. Is to re-
ceive from Dr Bartlett, by Sir Charles's permis-
fion, extracts from Sir Charles's letters at the
time, relating to the interesting story of Lady
.. Clementina, 275. She avers, from experience,
that love is a narrower of the heart ib. Yet
pities and prays for Lady Clementina, 276.
Puzzled at Sir Charles's abrupt manner of leav-
ing her in the library-conference, 278. In-
weighs against the : abfurdity in the passion,