Allusions and references made by Clorinda in her memoirs: Volume 6: Domestick Disruptions
Friday 25th May 2018
‘tis Viola’s speech from Twelfth Night about Patience on a monument, and I am hard put not to laugh: Twelfth Night, Act II, Scene 4:
And with a green and yellow melancholy
She sat like patience on a monument,
Smiling at grief. Was not this love indeed?