An English nurse of the nineteenth century, known for establishing a battlefield hospital for British soldiers wounded in the Crimean War. Her tireless service, at night as well as during the day, gained her the nickname “Lady with the Lamp.”
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Arthur Acton decided to go into business with a neighbor in Florence, Bernard Berenson.In Tussle Over Will, Mistress’s Family Takes a Bite Out of NYU|Anthony Haden-Guest|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to Hales, Florence was a town ruled by and for men.The Life of Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo, the (Most Likely) Real 'Mona Lisa'|Justin Jones|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the Mafia also took its revenge, setting off bombs in Rome, Florence and Milan that killed ten people.Pope Francis May Be Risking His Life by Taking on the Mafia|Barbie Latza Nadeau|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The next morning, guests boarded private jets to Florence for the ceremony at the Forte di Belvedere, rented for a cool $400,000.Which of Kim Kardashian’s Weddings Was More Ridiculous?|Kevin Fallon|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They will reportedly take a smaller group of friends to another villa outside Florence to continue the celebrations on Sunday.Eavesdropping On Kim and Kanye’s Florentine “Wedding of the Century”|Barbie Latza Nadeau|May 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Menshikova will do very well; she sings the Nightingale song in the second act beautifully.
You are thinking: Lucky fellow, first he writes from Venice and then from Florence.
This day I saw the Florence Ambassador go to his audience, the weather very foul, and yet he and his company very gallant.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
At this rehearsal, then, she would show what she could do; she would look at no one; she would sing like a blind nightingale.Black Diamonds|Mr Jkai
Savonarola kindled a greater fire in Florence than all the artists whom the Medici ever patronized.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord