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  • The only way of really nursing a real patient is to have an iron bedstead, with rheocline springs, which are permeable by the air up to the very mattress (no vallance, of course), the mattress to be a thin hair one; the bed to be not above 3 1/2 feet wide.

    Notes on Nursing: What It Is, and What It Is Not

  • “More likely,” said Viscount Skellhaven, with an evil grin, “the air up there will be so sodden we’ll be hard put to strike a light, even with tarnsticks.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • "We are living on the Palatine because there is nothing wrong with the air up here," said Clitumna, turning her back.

    The First Man in Rome


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