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(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Clementina, asteroid 252 (the 252nd asteroid to be discovered, on October 11, 1885), is approximately 45 kilometers in diameter and has an orbital period of 5.6 years. Its name, the personification of mercy (clemency), is derived from the Latin clementia. When prominent in a natal chart, this asteroid shows a forgiving person. Its location by sign and house indicates where one forgives or experiences forgiveness.


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References in classic literature ?
"My pupil is his daughter Clementina. I dearly love her already.
Sometimes," she said, a little wearily, "Clementina tries me.
Clementina," she explained, "insisted upon a Welsh rabbit after her lesson.
And I think I did very well to make up both General Pinkney and Clementina, don't you, Joe?
How clever you are, Joe --and--kiss me, Joe--and what made you ever suspect that I wasn't giving music lessons to Clementina?"
That was Lady Seraphina--Lady Jemima was the first daughter by the second marriage of the fifteenth Earl of Stiltstalking with the Honourable Clementina Toozellem.
Clementina's cousin, Laurana, is a minor character whose body nevertheless participates in the distribution of madness and illness.
"Both my board and I feel very obligated and dedicated to making sure that NCLB is alive in our district," says Oregon Trail Superintendent Clementina Salinas.
In Kabul, kidnappers of the Italian aid worker, Clementina Cantoni, released a video tape of her to a local TV station, demanding that the Italian authorities speed up negotiations for her release.
FEAR etched on her face and flanked by armed guards, kidnapped aid worker Clementina Cantoni is seen alive for the first time in weeks.
Clementina Cantoni, 32, a worker for the CARE International aid agency, was snatched by four gunmen from her car Monday in central Kabul.
19, 1993, Clementina Chery was a stay-at-home mom raising three children in Boston.