Date: 1741 ; continued in 1741
"For, let me tell my sweet Girl, that, after having been long tost by the boisterous Winds of a more culpable Passion, I have now conquer'd it, and am not so much the Victim of your Love, all charming as you are, as of your Virtue."
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— Richardson, Samuel (bap. 1689, d. 1761)