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LETTER XXIII. Miss Byron, to Miss Selby.-Characteristic
description of Miss Grandison's conduct to Lord G-,
Grandison arrives at Colnebrooke to breakfast: Miss Byron
LETTER XXVIII. Miss Byron, to Miss Selby.-A seventh
letter from Dr. Bartlett : Sir Charles Grandison receives a
LETTER XXXI. Miss Byron, to Miss Selby.Dr. Bartlett's
twelfth letter: Sir Charles Grandison takes leave of his
SIR CHARLES GRANDISON, BART.
MISS HARRIET BYRON, TO MISS LUCY SELBY.
Saturday, March 18. Self, my dear Lucy, is a very wicked thing; a sanctifier, if one would give way to its partialities, of actions, which in others we should bave no doubt to condemn. DELICACY, too, is often a misleader; an idol, at whose shrine we sometimes offer up our sincerity; but, in that case, it should be called indelicacy.
Nothing, surely, can be delicate, that is not true, or that gives birth to equivocation : yet how was I pleased with Lord and Lady L-, and Miss Grandison, for endeavouring to pass me off to good Dr. Bartlett in the light I had no title to appear in !--As if my mind, in a certain point, remained to be known; and would so remain, till the gentleman had discovered his.