To Miss Nightingale this proved the trumpet-call of duty.
Florence Nightingale handed me an enclosed cup with a straw.
Among the birds are the vulture, eagle, falcon, buzzard, kite, lark, nightingale, heron, stork and bustard.
His future eminence as a poet was foretold when a nightingale perched upon his lips and sang (Pliny, Nat.
From this sprang the Lyrical Ballads, to which Coleridge contributed The Ancient Mariner, the Nightingale and two scenes from Osorio, and after much cogitation the book was published in 1798 at Bristol by Cottle, to whose reminiscences, often indulging too much in detail, we owe the account of this remarkable time.
Nightingale Island, the smallest and most southern of the group, is to m.
1 The caves in Nightingale Island indicate that it has been elevated several feet.
We also saw another nightingale, but, again, could not decide on the species.
For a time Miss Nightingale was herself prostrated with fever, but she refused to leave her post, and remained at Scutari till Turkey was evacuated by the British in July 1856.
In 1905 a lease of Nightingale, Inaccessible and Gough islands, for the purpose of working the guano deposits, was granted by the British government.
Luckes, Hospital Sisters and their Duties; Morten, How to become a Nurse; Florence Nightingale, Notes on Nursing; Nightingale Boyd, "Nursing," in Quain's Dictionary of Medicine.
FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE (1820-1910), younger daughter of William Edward Nightingale of Embley Park, Hampshire, and Lea Hurst, Derbyshire, was born at Florence on the 15th of May 1820, and named after that city, but her childhood was spent in England, chiefly in Derbyshire.
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She was associated with Louisa Twining and Florence Nightingale; and in 1877-1878 raised the Turkish compassionate fund for the starving peasantry and fugitives in the Russo-Turkish War (for which she obtained the order of the Medjidieh, a solitary case of its conference on a woman).
Miss Nightingale neglected nothing that could make her proficient in her self-chosen task.
Eminently first is a species of nightingale (uguisu), which, though smaller than,its congener of the West, is gifted with exquisitely modulated flute-like notes of considerable range.
Nightingale) in February 1785, the presiding judge having expressed himself favourably with respect to the sufficiency of the specification, a verdict was given for Arkwright.
Miss Nightingale grudged neither time nor money to this work, and she had the satisfaction of placing it on a thoroughly satisfactory basis.
Ms. Nightingale murmured a room number and motioned down a hall crowded with bodies like the day after Gettysburg while white-coated figures strolled among the moaning, clip boards in hand With wide-eyed Fred following behind, Dean ran the gauntlet until he found the room, a small office packed with five men and a lot of smoke, three of them in Philadelphia Police uniforms.
England, in particular, owes much to it, for there Florence Nightingale acquired the practical knowledge which enabled her afterwards to turn her remarkable gift of organization to such brilliant account.
They are daring sailors, and in small canvas boats of their own building voyage to Nightingale and Inaccessible islands.
The cardinal grosbeak, or Virginian nightingale, Cardinalis virginianus, claims notice here, though doubts may be entertained as to the family to which it really belongs.
As early as 1875 he published a volume of poems in Gujarati, followed in 1877 by The Indian Muse in English Garb, which attracted attention in England, notably from Tennyson, Max Miller, and Florence Nightingale.
No more does the ardent nightingale carol its joyous songs, and the sweet and holy melodies of the immortal dove are hushed.
When it was wound up, it sounded like the real nightingale.
One evening, however, in the middle of a song, the artificial nightingale broke down.
Even Death was so infatuated by the song that he said: " Go on singing, little nightingale, go on singing!
In this beautiful story, an Emperor is amazed when he finds true joy in the simple song of a small brown nightingale.
nightingale floors because they sing like birds as people walk across them.
nightingale wards are being removed and today we have had the wonderful announcement that Clatterbridge will be part of the linear accelerator program.
nightingale territories in scrub were selected for invertebrate sampling.
Which isn't a problem at Nightingale Farm - Mrs A is going in to hospital tomorrow for her second cataract op.
The influence of politics may be strongly traced in the literature of that time, for the first romances produced by the new school were all of a political character: Keikoku Bidan (Model for Statesmen, with Epaminondas for hero) by Yano Fumin; Seichubai(Plum-blossomsin snow) andKwakwan-o(Nightingale Among Flowers) by Suyehiro.
With the 50,000 raised in recognition of her services she founded the Nightingale Home for training nurses at St Thomas's and King's College Hospitals.
(the beautiful version of the story of the nightingale's death) is translated from Strada; while the scheme of the tedious interlude exhibiting the various forms of madness is avowedly taken, together with sundry comments, from Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy.
The names of the species, both English and scientific, have been bestowed from its capacity of successfully imitating the cry of many other birds, to say nothing of other sounds, in addition to uttering notes of its own which possess a varied range and liquid fullness of tone that are unequalled, according to its admirers, even by those of the nightingale.
Birds of passage include the buzzard, kite, quail, wild fowl of various kinds, golden thrush, wagtail, linnet, finch and nightingale.
The story of Miss Nightingale's labours at Scutari is one of the brightest pages in English annals.
The enthusiasm aroused in England by Miss Nightingale's labours was indescribable.
The experiences of those terrible months permanently affected Miss Nightingale's health, but the quiet life she afterwards led was full of usefulness.
In the Crimean War the superior and other sisters went out as nurses with Florence Nightingale.
We will also try to make landings at Nightingale Island where millions of seabirds ranging from Yellow-nosed albatrosses to Brown Noddies reside.
autobiography of a Jamaican woman whose fame rivaled Florence Nightingale's during the Crimean War.
cancelED owing to renovation work at the Florence Nightingale pub this month.
Tony Keen on the 3 Feb London pub meeting: ` The Florence Nightingale was closed tonight, due to imminent demolition.
From The Times, November 6 04 Benedict Nightingale argues that Greeks understood fanaticism better than anyone.
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As we ceased an almost perfect hush descended for a while, in which one heard the fluting notes of a distant nightingale.
Two first-floor two-bed Edwardian conversion maisonettes on Nightingale Lane have distinctly different layouts.
There were also plenty of whinchats and a singing nightingale despite it being 16.00.
In the 19th century both Charles Dickens and Florence Nightingale took the Malvern ' cold water cure ' .
The canary readily imitates the notes of other birds, and in Germany and especially Tirol, where the breeding of canaries gives employment to a large number of people, they are usually placed for this purpose beside the nightingale.
130), while his description of the notes of the nightingale is an elaborate example of his occasional felicity of phrase (xxix.
io " Sir Henry Ferrers, Baronet, was indicted by the name of Sir Henry Ferrers, Knight, for the murther of one Stone whom one Nightingale feloniously murthered, and that the said Sir Henry was present aiding and abetting, &c. Upon this indictment Sir Henry Ferrers being arraigned said he never was knighted, which being confessed, the indictment was held not to be sufficient, wherefore he was indicted de novo by the name of Sir Henry Ferrers, Baronet."
At that time England was sadly behind-hand in matters of nursing and sanitation, and Miss Nightingale, who desired to obtain the best possible teaching for herself, went through a course of training in the Institute of Protestant Deaconesses at Kaiserswerth.
According to Miss Nightingale nursing ought to signify the proper use of fresh air, light, warmth, cleanliness, quiet, and the selection and administration of diet - all at the least expense of vital force to the patient.
In the 19th century both Charles Dickens and Florence Nightingale took the Malvern ' cold water cure '.
Also within the collection of blues are some gray paints, including Nightingale and Constellation.
Good sorts are Argyll, Bonfire, Black Watch, Cormorant, Cameron, Eden, Fusilier, Nightingale, Royal Scot, Starling, Scarlet Queen, Wren.
The fantasy of the hot Florence Nightingale who will do anything to satisfy her patients runs deep, so even just a little hat and stethoscope may be all you need to set the mood.
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Miss Nightingale followed with interest all the later improvements in sanitation, and was frequently consulted about hospital plans both at home and abroad.
Seals frequent Nightingale and Inaccessible Islands, and the whale (Balaena australis) is found in the adjacent waters.
Similar stories in which the nightingale is slain by an angry husband occur in Renard contrefait and in the Gesta Romanorum.
Like many other singing birds it is, in the wild state, a mocking-bird, having been heard to imitate the song of the nightingale, the crowing of a cock, and even the cackling of a hen.
Hans Sachs, on the other hand, sang the praises of the " Wittenberg Nightingale," and a considerable number of prominent men of letters accepted Luther as their guide - Zell and Bucer, in Strassburg, Eberlin in Ulm, Oecolampadius in Augsburg, Osiander and others in Nuremberg, Pellicanus in NOrdlingen.
It was not until 1860 that the modern hospital school system was definitely inaugurated by the opening of the Nightingale Fund School at St Thomas's Hospital, founded with the money subscribed by the British public in recognition of Miss Nightingale's national services, and worked on principles laid down by her.
A lady, Miss Florence Nightingale, received the order in 1907.
A British naval officer who visited the group in 1760 gave his name to Nightingale Island.
The despatch of Florence Nightingale with a staff of trained nurses, to superintend the administration of the military hospitals was the direct result of the publicity given to the details of the Crimean War by The Times, and it formed a new departure which riveted the eyes of the civilized world.
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