Love is a very papithatick thing as well as troublesom & tiresome but O Isabella forbid me to speak about it.
1811 'Journal 3' in F Sidgwick (ed) The Complete Marjory Fleming (1934).
The most Devilish thing is 8 times 8 and 7 times 7 it is what nature itselfe cant endure.Marjory Fleming
Many girls have not the advantage I have and I [am] very very glad that satan has not geven me boils and many other Misfortunes.Marjory Fleming
I would rather have a man dog then a women dog because they do not bear like women dogs, it is a hard case it is shoking.Marjory Fleming
I hope I will be religious again but as for reganing my charecter I despare for it.Marjory Fleming
An annibaptist is a thing I am not a member of:I am a Pisplikan just now & a Prisbeteren at Kercaldy my native town which thugh dirty is clein in the country.Marjory Fleming