The smartly dressed and healthy-looking nurse, frightened at the idea of losing her place, muttered something to herself, and covering her bosom, smiled contemptuously at the idea of doubts being cast on her abundance of milk.
said the nurse, hushing the baby, and still walking up and down with it.
I could have killed Strickland then, and I knew that my voice was trembling when I bade the nurse
She looked so sour and old-fashioned that the nurse turned her head aside to hide the twitching of her mouth.
I didn't know," ventured the nurse, "that he thought he had a lump on his spine.
was still more frightened when she heard the woman say this, and thought that perhaps some danger was hanging over the child, though she had no ill-opinion of the unknown woman, who, indeed, had behaved towards the child as if it were her own.
,' he said, 'you have had a windfall of luck.
She would be more comfortable here; and the English nurse
might keep her company.
," said the Man who had laughed, "is an inmate of the Institution for the Illiterate-Deaf-and-Dumb.
In Pollyanna's room, the nurse
had found a purring gray cat on the bed vainly trying to attract the attention of a white-faced, wild-eyed little girl.
Miss Halcombe next returned to the nurse
, placed all the gold she then had in her pocket (three sovereigns) in the nurse
's hands, and asked when and where she could speak to her alone.
lit the gilt candles before the icons and sat down by the door with her knitting.