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She becomes a mother, and this opens a fresh career to her as an amme or wet nurse.
WOMAN, CHURCH & STATEMATILDA JOSLYN GAGE
She decided to take Marguerite and the wet nurse who was very proud of her charge and fond of Mrs. Crawford.
THE GIRLS AT MOUNT MORRISAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
A wet nurse was a thing unknown and a dry one as unthought of.
THE STORY OF ABSTANLEY WATERLOO
What was thought of Jupiter himself by those who placed his wet nurse in the Capitol?
THE CITY OF GOD, VOLUME IAURELIUS AUGUSTINE
I cannot send it to a wet nurse as I have not any money, and I do not know which way to turn.
It may be necessary to obtain a wet nurse for them, as it is with "the delicate child."
I got a wet nurse for her and fed her with baby food, but she got thinner and more elfish-looking.
The infant should have a wet nurse or a plentiful supply of cow's milk in its natural state.
MANUAL OF SURGERYALEXIS THOMSON AND ALEXANDER MILES
No'm, she wasn't a wet nurse, but she tended to Eddie and Johnny and me all alike.
It is not only that she would be rendered incapable of serving in future as wet nurse without danger to the infants she suckled.

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