Sentence Examples


  • In all household work she was specially proficient, her skill in the use of the needle not being excelled (she said) by that of any matron even of Rouen.
  • In several churches the office of St Veronica, matron, is observed on various dates.
  • The sentence was forthwith executed, his body being thrown into the cloaca, where, however, it was found by another pious matron, Lucina, whom Sebastian visited in a dream, directing her to bury him ad Catacombas juxta vestigia apostolorum.
  • In 1544, consisted of a matron and twelve nurses, who were engaged in domestic occupations when off duty.
  • They live in a home attached to the institution, under a matron, and in the most modern establishments each nurse has a separate bedroom, with common dining and recreation rooms. Private nursing staffs are attached to several of the hospitals; they are recruited from the staff nurses and probationers on completion of their course, and supply nurses to private patients.