got me a college girl

in celebration of formal education in the life of the Christian girl

Friday, March 31, 2006

even Florence had to hear this! (Karen)

“It seems a commonly received idea among men and even among women themselves that it requires nothing but a disappointment in love, the want of an object, a general disgust, or incapacity for other things, to turn a woman into a good nurse.”

Comment from is an 1898 edition of Florence Nightingale's Notes on Nursing: What It Is, and What It Is Not.

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