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Clarinda

[kluh-rin-duh] /kləˈrɪn də/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Clara.
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  • It was occasioned by the news that Clarinda was about to sail for the West Indies, in search of the husband who had forsaken her.

    Robert Burns Principal Shairp.
  • This year were going down there to Clarinda for all thats in it.

    The New Education Scott Nearing
  • That's what I'd have to ascertain before I could be complimented as Clarinda was complimented by those words.

    The Precipice Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  • I got a letter from Clarinda yesterday, and she tells me she has got no letter of mine but one.

  • His parting song to Clarinda is, in the opinion of many literary men, the greatest love-song of its kind ever written.

    The Real Robert Burns J. L. Hughes
  • I beg your pardon, my dear "Clarinda," for the fragment scrawl I sent you yesterday.

  • Beside them is placed for contrast, one of the pure Clarinda effusions.

    Robert Burns William Allan Neilson
  • One of these hours my dear Clarinda blest me with yesternight.

  • The flat which was occupied by Clarinda is now divided into two very poor tenements.

  • I am delighted, charming Clarinda, with your honest enthusiasm for religion.

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