Skip to main content
UNC Libraries

Letter to Nursing Students, page 10

19000528-10.jpg

Item Information

Title

Letter to Nursing Students, page 10

Subject

nursing, history of nursing

Creator

Nightingale, Florence (1820-1910)

Date

28 May 1900

Rights

https://rightsstatements.org/page/InC/1.0/?language=en

Language

English

Type

Text - scan of original letter

Identifier

https://exhibits.lib.unc.edu/exhibits/show/nightingale/

Text

It is true they gave it
nothing but milk.
Milk is ‘nothing’. Milk
the most nourishing of
all things. Sick men
have recovered & lived
upon milk.

“My soul doth magnify
the Lord & my Spirit
hath rejoiced in God
my Saviour.”
The 19th Century (there was
a tradition) was to be the
century of Woman. How
true that legendary