Notes | The Comfortable Courtesan
Being Memoirs
by Clorinda Cathcart


Notes
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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….

Allusions and references made by Clorinda in her memoirs: Volume 2: Rustick Exile

Wednesday 24th January 2018

been oblig’d to find a wet-nurse: i.e. some young woman who had recently borne a child and able to feed one not her own….

Allusions and References for The Comfortable Courtesan: Volume 1

Monday 1st January 2018

Harriette Wilson: Regency courtesan and author of The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson: Written by Herself (1825)….


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