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midwife
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The Winter's Tale
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  • Here’s the midwife’s name to’ t, one Mistress Taleporter, and five or six honest wives that were present.
  • ] You, sir, come you hither: You that have been so tenderly officious With Lady Margery, your midwife, there, To save this bastard’s life,—for ’tis a bastard, So sure as this beard’s grey,—what will you adventure To save this brat’s life?

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  • The village has no doctor, but there is a midwife.
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