But that the tennis-court-keeper knows better than I; for it is a low ebb of linen with thee when thou keepest not racket there; as thou hast not done a great while, because the rest of thy low countries have made a shift to eat up thy holland: and God knows, whether those that bawl out of the ruins of thy linen shall inherit his kingdom: but the midwives say the children are not in the fault; whereupon the world increases, and kindreds are mightily strengthened.
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The village has no doctor, but there is a midwife.
Reagan was a president who . . . slashed welfare spending but also midwifed the working poor-friendly Earned Income Tax Credit into being. . .