STANISLAUS SMITH, POEM BY B. FENWICK
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File — Box 6: Series Series 10; Series Series 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: Series 11
Scope and Contents A fable, addressed to S. Stanislaus (Smith) on her clothing day by Benedict Fenwick. It begins with the words: "A fable or a curious little story; in which are pourtrayed (sic) the artful and vain attempts of the Devil, under the figure of a Tom-Cat upon a certain little Nun in the Monastery of Mount Carmel, under the figure of a Mouse." In his first note, Fenwick explains who Mother Mouse is: "Under this is designated our Holy Mother the Church who like a tender Parent takes care not only...