Nil quod querereris haberes. Leander had owned this in his own letter; but we are to consider it on both sides as the language of thought-less love. Their chief concern was to conceal their passion from their parents; and yet such an accident as this must have discovered all. But it was not to be supposed, that, in the height of their anxiety at disappointment, they would be in such a frame of mind as to attend to the consequences of things.
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