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Orinda

called the “Incomparable,” was Mrs. Katherine Philipps, who lived in the reign of Charles II., and died of small-pox. Her praises were sung by Cowley, Dryden, and others. (See Dryden's Ode To the Memory of Mrs. Anne Killigrew.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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