Nurse Benson

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John Lane Company, 1919 - Nurses - 336 pages
 

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Page 149 - FOR a day and a night Love sang to us, played with us, Folded us round from the dark and the light ; And our hearts were fulfilled of the music he made with us, Made with our hearts and our lips while he stayed with us, Stayed in mid passage his pinions from flight For a day and a night.
Page 219 - Yeovil settled himself back in his chair with the air of a man who has done some necessary talking, and now assumes the] role of listener. " It started," said the doctor, " with a wholly unimportant disagreement about some frontier business in East Africa ; there was a slight attack of nerves in the stock markets, and then the whole thing seemed in a fair way towards...
Page 117 - I am waiting for you," said Miss Gwilt. She turned her chair to the window scornfully, and took up her work again, as she spoke. The doctor came behind her, and put his hand on the back of her chair. " I have a question to ask, in the first place," he said ; " and a measure of necessary precaution to suggest in the second.
Page 56 - I hope you don't think I had anything to do with it.
Page 75 - I don't know how to tell you how grateful I am to you for Dur letter.
Page 41 - Brooke and I have known each other for years and have liked each other all the time. That's all there is to it.
Page 5 - But now he held it in his hands and stared at it as if he beheld it for the first time.
Page 33 - I inquire without indiscretion what you have been doing, and where you have been doing it ?" "I have been staying with the Denhams,
Page 181 - Marrison, hatless, a parasol in one hand and a vast bouquet of roses in the other, emerged on to the terrace.
Page 269 - Messiger thrust his hands into his pockets, and leaning back in his chair, laughed a bitter laugh. "Well," he said, "this is a pleasant welcome home.

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