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She was probably the most aristocratic cat in the country, for she kept a wet nurse.

I hadn't hired out for no wet nurse, and I told the crowd so.

It may be necessary to obtain a wet nurse for them, as it is with "the delicate child."

She was by then married; beside her walked a wet nurse with a tiny baby.

The wet nurse required brought with her a train of servants.

A wet nurse was a thing unknown and a dry one as unthought of.

The old woman has been a wet nurse for many white families in Winnsboro.

At the time of our visit the institution contained eighty foundlings; to each of those still in infancy was assigned a wet nurse.

The wet nurse is quite another affair; she came of her own accord to offer her milk for sale.

Of course, should the child of the wet nurse have died, there can be no question of an infringement of its rights.

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