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Being Memoirs
by Clorinda Cathcart


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Allusions and references made by Clorinda in her memoirs: Volume 10: An Honourable Estate

Saturday 29th September 2018

you should be tippt the wink: given a hint.

you are at your elevens: midmorning break for refreshment.

Allusions and references made by Clorinda in her memoirs: Volume 9: Romantick Stratagems

Friday 24th August 2018

a very fine costume for Hippolyta that would greatly become Lady Anna, and was there not a costume for Titania: Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons, and Titania, Queen of the Fairies, in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Allusions and references made by Clorinda in her memoirs: Volume 8: Sudden Death

Friday 27th July 2018

old paintings that show the Seven Works of Mercy: the Seven Corporal Works of Mercy:

  1. To feed the hungry.
  2. To give water to the thirsty.
  3. To clothe the naked.
  4. To shelter the homeless.
  5. To visit the sick.
  6. To visit the imprisoned, or ransom the captive.
  7. To bury the dead.

Allusions and references made by Clorinda in her memoirs: Volume 7: Society Favourite

Friday 29th June 2018

one might open a book upon which infant will be born first: take bets.

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?

Allusions and references made by Clorinda in her memoirs: Volume 5: Dramatick Rivalry

Friday 27th April 2018

very excellent sallets: salads, herbs and vegetables served raw and cold….


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