Catherine englannista suomeksi
1763 Voltaire and Catherine the Great: ''Selected Correspondence''. Voltaire, Catherine, Antony Lentin.(Translation from French.)Publ. Oriental Research Partners,1973:
- - - - despite of what you say of my fine name, I think my head is so obstinate and inflexible that the name Catherine was well chosen. It suits my character. I was given the name by the late Empress Elisabeth, to whom I owe much; she gave it to me out of affection and out of respect for her mother
(RQ:Emily Bronte Wuthering Heights)
- It was named Catherine, but he never called it the name in full, as he had never called the first Catherine short, probably because Heathcliff had a habit of doing so. The little one was always Cathy, it formed to him a distinction from the mother, and yet, a connection with her;
1981 Carole Gift Page, ''Carrie'', Bethany House Publishers (1994), (ISBN), page 55:
- "Is that your given name?" "Not exactly. My father named me Catherine, and my mother nicknamed me Carrie. Nobody calls me Catherine." "Oh, but you're much more a Catherine than a Carrie," observed Peter seriously. "Carrie is simple and mundane; Catherine is complex and beautiful."
2003 Michael O. Gregory: ''The Dead Years'': page 35:
- "Yes, Catherine sounds like a lovely name. I like it. My new name will be Catherine." She rolled the name Catherine silently again. The name had character a noble ring to it she really liked it.