"It would be as impossible to describe the Astonishment, and pleas'd Admiration, which fill'd the Soul of Felisinda, at so uncommon a proof of disinterested Affection, as it wou'd the Vexation of Alvario, when by the same Messenger he receiv'd a Letter from Don Carlos, containing these Lines."
— Haywood [née Fowler], Eliza (1693?-1756)
Text from Secret Histories, Novels and Poems. In Four Volumes. Written by Mrs. Eliza Haywood. (London: Printed [partly by Samuel Aris] for Dan. Browne, jun. at the Black Swan without Temple-Bar ; and S. Chapman, at the Angel in Pall-Mall, 1725). <Link to ESTC>