Sentence Examples with the word nursed

While Elizabeth nursed prosperity in peace, her subjects sapped the strength of Englands rivals by attacks which were none the less damaging because they escaped the name of war.

Another myth has it to be Olenus, a son of Hephaestus, and father of Aega and Helice, two nymphs who nursed Zeus.

It was strange how he could blush at praise, but watch with unabashed interest while she nursed their child.

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Neckam's mother nursed the prince with her own son, who thus became Richard's fosterbrother.

All the summer of 1704 he continued to decline, tenderly nursed by Lady Masham and her step-daughter Esther.

Chopin was first petted by her like a spoilt darling and then nursed for years like a sick child.

He was attacked by assassins on the steps of St Peter's and badly wounded; attendants carried him to a cardinal's house, and, fearing poison, he was nursed only by his wife and Sancha, his sister-in-law.

For a generation nursed in decadent scholasticism and stereotyped theological formulae it was the fountain of renascent youth, beauty and freedom, the shape in which the Helen of art and poetry appeared to the ravished eyes of medieval Faustus.

After being nursed by friends at Leipzig and Carlsbad, he rejoined his corps and fell in an engagement outside a wood near Gadebusch in Mecklenburg on the 26th of August 1813.

Queen Isabella visited and nursed him on his deathbed.