Appropriately, perhaps, Romeo and Juliet was a utilitarian vehicle for those minded towards love or seduction, for in The Invisible Spy (1755), by Mrs. Haywood, Selima writes to her friend Belinda that one of her pursuers, Dorantes, begg'd I would favour... The invisible spy, by Explorabilis - Page 225by Eliza Haywood - 1773Full view
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Eliza Fowler Haywood - English fiction - 1755
...letter mention'd in my •' former. " He came the fame evening, — the " difcourfe he eYitertain'd me with was of " a piece with his epiftle, — all love and " tranfport ; — he begg'd I would fa•' vour him with my company to the " Theatre in Drury-Lane, where he had " already fent a fervant...