Berrington Hospital, autograph book of Mary Maria Squire, item 52

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6

They even send us parcels.

Done up so neat + nice.

And when they see is opening

     them

They giggle with delight

7

They sent me such a nice one.

Tied up so nice + neat.

Inside was a tube; which if

they had have used,

Would have made me shout

for a week.

8

The Sister comes at half-past

     eight.

and glances all around.

To see if there are any.

Men smoking to be found.


 Right page: 

9

For there is a rule that

     does so state.

Men must not smoke from

     half-past eight.

Until the clock points round

To noon.

But this time passes none

     too soon.

10

The Matron, Sisters, Nurses.

are Ladies one + all

and when this blooming war

     broke out

They answered England's "Call"

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 Left page: 

6

They even send us parcels.

Done up so neat + nice.

And when they see is opening

     them

They giggle with delight

7

They sent me such a nice one.

Tied up so nice + neat.

Inside was a tube; which if

they had have used,

Would have made me shout

for a week.

8

The Sister comes at half-past

     eight.

and glances all around.

To see if there are any.

Men smoking to be found.


 Right page: 

9

For there is a rule that

     does so state.

Men must not smoke from

     half-past eight.

Until the clock points round

To noon.

But this time passes none

     too soon.

10

The Matron, Sisters, Nurses.

are Ladies one + all

and when this blooming war

     broke out

They answered England's "Call"


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  • April 13, 2017 02:01:27 Cheryl Ellsworth

     Left page: 

    6

    They even send us parcels.

    Done up so neat + nice.

    And when they see is opening

         them

    They giggle with delight

    7

    They sent me such a nice one.

    Tied up so nice + neat.

    Inside was a tube; which if

    they had have used,

    Would have made me shout

    for a week.

    8

    The Sister comes at half-past

         eight.

    and glances all around.

    To see if there are any.

    Men smoking to be found.


     Right page: 

    9

    For there is a rule that

         does so state.

    Men must not smoke from

         half-past eight.

    Until the clock points round

    To noon.

    But this time passes none

         too soon.

    10

    The Matron, Sisters, Nurses.

    are Ladies one + all

    and when this blooming war

         broke out

    They answered England's "Call"

  • April 13, 2017 02:00:45 Cheryl Ellsworth

     Left page: 

    6

    They even send us parcels.

    Done up so neat + nice.

    And when they see is opening

         them

    They giggle with delight

    7

    They sent me such a nice one.

    Tied up so nice + neat.

    Inside was a tube; which if

    they had have used,

    Would have made me shout

    for a week.

    8

    The Sister comes at half-past

         eight.

    and glances all around.

    To see if there are any.

    Men smoking to be found.

    9

    For there is a rule that

         does so state.

    Men must not smoke from

         half-past eight.

    Until the clock points round

    To noon.

    But this time passes none

         too soon.

    10

    The Matron, Sisters, Nurses.

    are Ladies one + all

    and when this blooming war

         broke out

    They answered England's "Call"


  • March 25, 2017 16:34:38 Annick Rodriguez

                            /6/

    They even send us parcels

    Done up so neat + nice

    And when they see is opening

     them

    They giggle with delight

    ___________7___________

    They sent me such a nice one

    Tied up so nice + neat

    Inside was a tube; which if

    they had have used.

    Would have made me shout

     for a week.

    _____8___________

    The Sister comes at half-past

     eight.

    and glances all around

    To see if there are any

    Men smoking to be found

             /9/

    For there is a rule that

     does so state

    Men must not smoke from

     half-past eight.

    Until the clock points round

    to noon

    But this time passes none

     too soon

    ______/10/________

    The Matron Sisters, Nurses

    and Ladies one + all

    and when this blooming war

     broke out

    They answered Englands' "call"


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    Shrewsbury, England

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  • Story location Shrewsbury, England


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Anthony Draper-Smith
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