Cordelia (Dely) Collier et al. in Battle Abbey, Battle, East Sussex - 30 January, 1742

from The Letters of John Collier of Hastings, 1731-1746, page 201:

Letter from Cordelia Collier to her mother Mary Collier, 6 February 1742

When we came from our walk a Satterday we supt at the Abby where my lady made me sing a song quite by myself, and it was Vainly now ye strive to charm me, and I was all in shuch a friat that I thought I should not have gone through with it, but have sung it since without any trembling.

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John Collier et al, and Richard Saville (ed.), The Letters of John Collier of Hastings, 1731-1746 (Lewes, 2016), p. 201. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1692739323638 accessed: 13 July, 2024

location of experience: Battle Abbey, Battle, East Sussex

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'Vainly now ye strive to charm me'
written by Charles Dieupart
performed by Cordelia Collier

Experience Information

Date/Time 30 January, 1742
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 22 Aug 2023 22:22:04 +0100
Approved on Thu, 14 Sep 2023 08:17:44 +0100