I want to know what I can do. So take her in the kitchen. Meanwhile, I was hoping that you'd have something for me to admire by now. Sister, aren't you coming downstairs to join us for handicrafts? I do want you to have a proper ring, Barbara. An evening of ulcer-dressing and haemorrhoid compression on the district rounds rather spoilt my appetite.
Dr Turner's on his way, but we'd all feel better if you had the usual twice-daily visits. It will hydrate as a sedative. I'd quite like a lie-down. During the day, or just at night? I could do without another public reprimand. Why should I apply for anything? This is how you stop 'em calling names. Just like you trusted us last night. At night, mainly, but when he has an accident, he cries.
Sister Ursula makes unpopular changes, but bound by a vow of obedience Sister Julienne is unable to challenge her. My pottery teacher said she'll lend me her wheel. And when we've listened to baby's heartbeat, pop off and attend to your business, and I'll telephone St Cuthbert's. And I do not enjoy commencing my day with an impersonation of the speaking clock. Trudy, so few people have the courage to do that.
Er, you can divorce your husband for cruelty, Mrs Watts, providing you can prove that cruelty took place. But love won't keep us safe, Nurse. And I will be serving as a member of staff, underneath her. The man Trudy's trying to escape is a criminal, and he's playing the legal system like a penny violin. There was witnesses when he put his fist through that window.
She is surprised to find that she will be living in a convent: Nonnatus House. He ain't got the brains to get himself in any bother. I thought I was going to kill myself. It ran the gamut from really stupid stuff how reams of paper were stored in the copy room and no, I am not kidding to major things like people's work schedules, deadlines for major projects, and so on. The Mother House will be telephoning in a few moments, and I'm sure Sister Julienne would like to take the call. Sister Mary Cynthia takes her strength from our continued prayers, and you can uphold her further by setting an example, Sister.
I want you to succeed, Trudy. And Granny Zelda loves you. The world's full of people who love you, cos you ain't even six yet. I was about to telephone the children's officer, to organise a foster home. I'm asking the cabbie to stop at Ziegler's Jewellers. I was calling to collect Mickey Watts.
She wasn't at the wards, and when I went to her room before breakfast, it was empty. Violet, would you be averse to me paying you a compliment? I've just been speaking to Mother Jesu Emmanuel, and she thanks everyone who's just returned from South Africa for their service to the order, and of course to the people that we helped. The most important thing, when you begin to throw a pot, is to make sure that your clay is in the absolute centre of your wheel, so you need to throw it down firmly. You are midwives and nurses, not maids and nannies. Do you think I might be ill? I could nip to the telephone now. Always ended up with a black eye, and the same old mess.
The series is a colourful look at the world of midwifery and family life in 1950's East End London. I wanted her pain to vanish with her bruises. Maybe even three times, but my son-in-law owns this house outright, and he's got prospects, and he respects his elders. Because I never stopped praying. The impulses within will disconnect and become deranged.
All right, guv'nor, thank you. Well, that's my fate sealed. But I love all of those girls. Snivelled all the way, mind you. We will assess the situation here and see what we should do. The best things in life are free You come about the rum, dear? In future, Mrs Turner, biscuits will be for fainters only. He locked me in the bedroom.
No, instead it becomes a device to show this person is good and this person is bad. It's two o'clock in the morning. The lady of the house, if you would be so kind. I've lost track of the times you've crept into my room now. And who do you reckon loves you next most? I don't know what to do.