Tom falls into fashionable company and Sophia is the object of the unwarranted affections of Lord Fellmar. She is saved by the arrival of her father but Bilfil is still pursuing her hand in marriage.
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When Honour and Lady Bellaston are hiding behind the curtain in Tom's room, Honour greets Lady Bellaston with the word "Hello." This didn't appear in any form before the nineteenth century, yet the story is set in the first half of the eighteenth century. See more
[in the carriage, discussing Tom's infidelity
He was searching for you, my pet. But his search ended in my bed. Did you know that I paid for his entire London wardrobe? Right down to the silver buckles on his shoes.
I was a fool to ever believe in love between man and woman.
You were a fool to believe in marriage, my pet. Not in love.
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