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Keep the nurse here as dry-nurse so that she may not carry the infection elsewhere.

You are doomed to dry-nurse Martin for life, whether he wants you or no.

“He appears to be a kind of dry-nurse to you,” said the judge, rising.

I am not going to dry-nurse a girl at the age of fifty-four.

At last, however, she relented, and concluded to remain on earth as dry-nurse to Mr. Bassett.

To prune feeble plants and shrubs is like acting the part of dry-nurse to a sickly orphan.

With a Konigseck to dry-nurse him, may not Royal Highness, luck favoring, do very well?

If the traders require a dry-nurse system, let them formulate one in place of the one sketched above.

My dry-nurse never desires anything of me that is not reasonable, and for my own good; and therefore I like to be with him.

The gaunt weaver was dry-nurse at Cauldstaneslap, and the bairns loved him dearly.

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