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Date Posted: Tue, January 23 2024, 18:38:19
Author: JudithONH
Subject: QOTD for Wednesday 24 January 2024

The following quote is from Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone by Diana Gabaldon, chapter 65, “Green Grow the Rushes, O!” Copyright 2021 by Diana Gabaldon, all rights reserved.

“’It’s the lassie who came to fetch ye to her mother’s childbed,’ he said. ‘Agnes Cloudtree, was it?’

“Are you sure?’ I squinted, too, but it didn’t help much; the figure remained a blur of brown and white against the darker dirt of the road. A stab of fear went through my heart, though, at the name “Cloudtree.” I’d thought often of the twins I’d delivered, of their mother’s stoic heroism…and the very peculiar circumstance of that birth; a circumstance made the more peculiar by the simplicity of it. I could feel the sense of that small body in my hands now. Nothing dramatic; no tingling or glowing. Just the sure and certain knowledge of life.”

This is another one where I draw a memory blank. I do love that Claire has such vivid memories of most, if not all, of her medical interventions.

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[> Ithink Claire has such vivid memories of her cases because she is so connected to them - the patient, the surroundings, the circumstances. -- DianaH, Wed, January 24 2024, 8:00:01

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[> [> I can’t remember either but I love reading these snippets because I know the characters. I think you’re right, Diana - she remembers because she always was totally involved. It drove me crazy sometimes when I thought she was wasting her time on a worthless shite. -- Kathy in PA, Wed, January 24 2024, 9:58:31

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[> Agnes came to get Claire against her step-father's wishes. She got smacked for bringing the Frasers. Claire delivered twins and initially thought the girl dead, but it clung to life. Claire felt the life flickering in the baby. Agnes was very brave. -- kgp, Wed, January 24 2024, 15:36:59

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[> [> Thanks for the reminder...now it's coming back. -- JudithONH, Thu, January 25 2024, 9:49:54

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[> [> [> Yes! Thank you - for Thursday’s reminder too! It’s nice to nudge the brain with these forgotten parts. -- Kathy in PA, Thu, January 25 2024, 13:57:57

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