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Standing, as I do, in view of God and eternity, I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
On the eve of her execution
I thank God for this ten weeks' quiet before the end... Life has always been hurried and full of difficulty... This time of rest has been a great mercy.
I have no fear nor shrinking; I have seen death so often that it is not strange or fearful to me.
Someday, somehow, I am going to do something useful, something for people. They are, most of them, so helpless, so hurt and so unhappy.
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The very winds whispered in soothing accents, and maternal Nature bade me weep no more.
December 4, 1865
October 12, 1915
Edith Louisa Cavell was a British nurse.
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