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Issue Details: First known date: 1889... 1889 Lesley Rushton's Work
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Romance of philanthropy and self-sacrifice. A chance meeting with a clergyman from the London slums on holiday in a Swiss village convinces a carefree young English girl to become a nurse. She refuses an offer of marriage from another companion to return to England. Three years later she and the clergyman meet in the slums but before he can propose to her she has died of typhoid fever. Women's work question obliquely contrasted with matrimony. (PB)

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    y separately published work icon The Australian Journal vol. 24 no. 291 August 1889 Z1081394 1889 periodical issue 1889 pg. 680-683
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