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Before she was married, she worked as a governess and a librarian.
The state is not so much a nanny as a high-minded governess.
She had the proper manners of an old-time governess, a schoolteacher or a small town librarian.
It deals also with loving but neglectful parents and a bitterly grim governess.
When our parents found out, they were absolutely furious with the governess.
Her governess, a registered nurse, decided to quit and volunteer as a military nurse.
The screams of the governess attracted the attention of several of the neighbors and people in the house.

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