In the Cardinal Ward

In the Cardinal Ward : Some Pages from the Journal of a Nursing Sister (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from In the Cardinal Ward: Some Pages From the Journal of a Nursing Sister Ward, so that I feel I belong to it. My familiar name is Sister Cardinal, so that I feel the ward belongs to me. The wealthier visitors usually hear my story from the matron. They nod sympa thetically, and thereafter refer to me as that poor Sister Cardinal. One has just dropped in on us, accompanied by a very well groomed young man, evidently her son, and they talked together for a moment or two at the far end of the room, near Number 15. Their talk was quite loud enough for Number 15 and several of the others to hear. The young man turned round and looked at me; he had heard his mother's rapid version of my story. Number 15 is an ex-policeman; he is recovering, and sits up and takes notice; he is a pronounced, even blatant, Socialist; he made remarks with his mouth full at tea-time. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243178697
  • 9780243178698