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  • Fatty had the soul of a midwife; he sympathized with women in their gasping agony, sympathized honestly and almost tearfully, and he was magnificent at sitting still and drinking tea and waiting.

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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. . .
    Ross Douthat & Reihan Salam  --  Grand New Party

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