night nurse

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Examples from the Web for night nurse

Historical Examples of night nurse

  • A night-nurse was seated at my bedside, reading by a green-shaded lamp.

    The Place of Dragons

    William Le Queux

  • The night-nurse is below—I will send her up as I go downstairs.


    Wilkie Collins

  • The house was very still, only the occasional step of a night-nurse audible in the passages and rooms upstairs.

    The Bright Messenger

    Algernon Blackwood

  • The evidence of the night-nurse bears with terrible weight upon this point.

  • There, along the darkened passages, he found a night-nurse, sitting working beside a shaded lamp.