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    Another nut to crack ... I would like to know in what sense the word recalling is used in the text; if it means she remembers the harlot or she reminds one of the harlots.

    "But in God's name, Mérimée!" (so he wrote), "to think of Xélucha dead! Xélucha! Can a moon-beam, then, perish of suppurations? Can the rainbow be eaten by worms? Ha! ha! ha! laugh with me, my friend: 'elle dérangera l'Enfer'! She will introduce the pas de tarantule into Tophet! Xélucha, the feminine Xélucha recalling the splendid harlots of history! Weep with me--manat rara meas lacrima per genas!"

    Xélucha, M.P.Shiel, 1895


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    Re: Recalling

    I am not a teacher.

    It means 'bringing to mind' the splendid harlots of history.


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