We pay the money, and it all goes in salaries, and there are no schools, nor district nurses, nor midwives, nor drugstores— nothing.
The doctor, the midwife, and Count Vronsky.
In the drawing room there was no one; at the sound of his steps there came out of her boudoir the midwife in a cap with lilac ribbons.
"Well, my dear Lizaveta Petrovna?" she queried, clasping the hand of the midwife, who came out to meet them with a beaming and anxious face.
Trying not to get flurried or out of temper, Levin mentioned the names of the doctor and midwife, and explaining what the opium was needed for, tried to persuade him.
At that moment, when horses were wanted for the princess, who was going, and for the midwife, it was a difficult matter for Levin to make up the number, but the duties of hospitality would not let him allow Darya Alexandrovna to hire horses when staying in his house.
Here he is!" said the midwife, trying to attract her attention to Alexey Alexandrovitch.
I’ve a new bodyguard, Marya Vlasyevna,"—this was the midwife, a new and important personage in Levin’s domestic life.
First it was the medicine he had poured out for the patient and spilt over the spoon, then the midwife’s white hands, then the queer posture of Alexey Alexandrovitch on the floor beside the bed.
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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. . .