La Belle Assemblée, 1 (1806), 364–65.
Unfortunate and Affecting Instance of Love
Mental Illness, Feeling, Medical Treatment, Death
Describes a woman who attempted to resist her secret affectionate feelings for a man; however, 'so violent were her struggles that her health became seriously affected by them'. After being seen by several physicians she was then sent away to 'try whether change of air would not be of service to her'. (364) On receiving the gentleman's hand in marriage the shock was so great that she 'instantly expired' (365).
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