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Being Memoirs
by Clorinda Cathcart


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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….

Allusions and references made by Clorinda in her memoirs: Volume 4: Old Enemies, New Problems

Wednesday 28th March 2018

the pen of Mrs Radcliffe: Ann Radcliffe, noted author of Gothic novels combining sensation with sensibility….

Allusions and references made by Clorinda in her memoirs: Volume 3: A Change of Station

Friday 23rd February 2018

a boisterous voyage to Cythera: Cythera was supposed to be the birthplace of Venus, goddess of love….


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