Cavell

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Cavell

Edith Louisa. 1865--1915, English nurse: executed by the Germans in World War I for helping Allied prisoners to escape
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Edith Nelson met the unexpected at every turn of the trail, and she trained her vision so that she saw in the landscape, not the obvious, but the concealed.
In that Edith Nelson undertook to cook for the outfit, a man's share was to be her portion.
Now that the mining had ceased, Edith Nelson turned over the fire-building and the dish-washing to the men, while she darned their socks and mended their clothes.
Hans Nelson was stolid and easy- going, while Edith had long before won his unbounded admiration by her capacity for getting on with people.
Edith, after a peep into the men's bunk- room, returned to the table.
He was thrusting the shells into the gun when Edith Nelson was aroused to action.
They were sledge-like blows, and when Edith felt Dennin's body relax she loosed her grip and rolled clear.
Do with me as thou wilt, but let Edith go untouched!"
This is what it says: "The Piccadilly Theatre will reopen shortly with a dramatized version of Miss Edith Butler's popular novel, White Roses , prepared by the authoress herself.
He had long ceased to be a, member of that large public for which Miss Edith Butler catered.
'That's very good of you,' he said; 'but will Edith Butler be satisfied?
"Edith Baxter was within thirty yards of the stables, when a man appeared out of the darkness and called to her to stop.