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Secret histories, novels, and poems. Written by Mrs. Eliza Haywood. Vol. IV. Containing, I. The rash resolve: or, the untimely discovery. A novel. II. The masqueraders: or, fatal curiosity; being the secret history of a late amour. III. Lasselia: or, the self-abandon'd. A novel. IV. The force of nature: or, the lucky disappointment. A novel. The fourth edition
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Person:
Haywood, Eliza Fowler, 1693?-1756.
Congreve, William, 1670-1729 Author (epigraph)
Stanley, Col. Author (epigraph)
Austen, Stephen, d. 1750 Printed for
Hitch, Charles, d. 1764 Printed for
Browne, D. Printed for
Birt, Samuel, d. 1755 Printed for
Ware, R. Printed for
Title:
Secret histories, novels, and poems : in four volumes / written by Mrs. Eliza Haywood.
Title page extent:
Full v.4
Full v.4
Title page priority:
Main v.4
Secondary v.4
Title page print type:
Letter-press v.4
Letter-press v.4
Edition:
The fourth edition. Fourth edition.
Publication information:
London : Printed for R. Ware, in Amen-Corner; S. Birt, in Ave-Mary-Lane; D. Browne, without Temple-Bar; C. Hitch, in Pater-noster-Row; and S. Austen, in St. Paul's Church-Yard. 1742.
Extent:
4 v. : port., ; 18 cm. Duodecimo
Paratextual Essay Description:
Dedication Letter
Heading as it appears in the work:
To the right honourable Col. Stanley, one of his majesty's privy-council of the kingdom of Ireland.
Paratextual Essay - Location in text:
Middle
Citation / Reference Note:
ESTC (RLIN) T75388
Beasley, J.C. Prose fiction pub. in England, 1740-1749, 91
Transcription of epigraph:
Woman is soft, and of a tender heart, -- Apt to receive, and to retain love's dart: -- Man has a breast robust, and more secure; -- It wounds him not so deep, nor bits so sure. v.4
Epigraph source:
v.4
Epigraph author:
Congreve. v.4
Epigraph location:
Title page (half) v.4
Epigraph notes:
v.4
Dominant narrative form:
Third-person
Narrative form contains:
Epistolary
Claim Type:
Author (text) v.4
Authorship Claim - Name as it appears:
Eliza Haywood v.4
Authorship Claim - Phrase in which the authorship claim appears:
Written by Mrs. Eliza Haywood. v.4
Authorship Claim - Location of Claim:
Title page v.4
Authorship Claim Notes:
v.4
Authorship Claim - Gender Claim:
Female v.4
Subject Headings:
CHR 1742
PRO Mendenhall, John C. (donor)
Corporate / Collection Name:
R. Ware and D. Browne Printed for
S. Birt, C. Hitch, and S. Austen Printed for
Early Novels
Collection of British and American Fiction, 1660-1830 (University of Pennsylvania) University of Pennsylvania

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Repository: University Of Pennsylvania
Noun: Amour
Noun: Curiosity
Noun: Disappointment
Noun: Discovery
Noun: Edition
Noun: Force
Noun: History
Adjective: Fatal
Adjective: Fourth
Adjective: Late
Adjective: Lucky
Adjective: Rash
Adjective: Secret
Adjective: Two
Person:
Person: Lasselia
Person: Mrs. Eliza Haywood
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Printed for R. Ware, in Amen-Corner; S. Birt, in Ave-Mary-Lane; D. Browne, without Temple-Bar; C. Hitch, in Pater-noster-Row; and S. Austen, in St. Paul's Church-Yard
Date of publication: 1742
Number of volumes: 4 v.
Paratextual essay description: Dedication
Paratextual essay description: Letter
Paratextual essay heading: To the right honourable Col. Stanley, one of his majesty's privy-council of the kingdom of Ireland
Index: no
Narrative form: Third-person
Author claim type: Author (text)
Author claim as it appears: Eliza Haywood
Author gender claim: Female
Decade: 1740s
Year: 1746