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 Lovel, the Dog.Lover’s Leap. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lovelace.
 
The hero of Richardson’s novel called Clarissa Harlowe. He is a selfish voluptuary, a man of fashion, whose sole ambition is to ensnare female modesty and virtue. Crabbe calls him “rich, proud, and crafty; handsome, brave, and gay.”   1
 


 Lovel, the Dog.Lover’s Leap. 

 
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