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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. 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
Variant Title:
The rash resolve: or, the untimely discovery. A novel, in two parts. By Mrs. Eliza Haywood (Full, Secondary, Letter-press, v.4)
Edition:
The fourth edition. Fourth edition.
Publisher:
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.
Publication date:
1742.
Format:
Duodecimo
Number of Volumes / Pagination:
4 v. :
Book Height:
18 cm.
Authorship Claim:
Author (text) Proper name Eliza Haywood Written by Mrs. Eliza Haywood. Title page Female v.4
Paratextual Essay Description:
Dedication Letter To the right honourable Col. Stanley, one of his majesty's privy-council of the kingdom of Ireland. Middle
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. Congreve. Title page (half) v.4
Narrative form:
Third-person Epistolary
Citation / Reference Note:
ESTC (RLIN) T75388
Beasley, J.C. Prose fiction pub. in England, 1740-1749, 91
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
Repository:
Unauthorized
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University of Pennsylvania
General notes:
Title page transcription from NUC pre-1956 and Whicher, G.F. Haywood, p. 176-177.
Each section is preceded by a half title.

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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