It is true that Nanny was a slattern, but only because she married into slavery.
From her I learned that because one is an actress it is not necessary to be a slattern.
It was still early in the day and there was something of the slattern in her dragging gown.
It seemed to her that they would mock her as the slattern had mocked her, should she appeal to them.
I took a sort ...