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Palmer

 [pahl´mer]
Sophia E. (1853–1920). American nursing writer and organizer; first editor of the American Journal of Nursing. She campaigned for state registration of nursing and assisted in drafting much of the legislation. She served as first president of the New York State Board of Examiners and helped to organize the American Nurses' Association and the American Society of Superintendents of Training Schools for Nurses.

Pal·mer

(pahl'mĕr),
Walter L., U.S. physician, *1896. See: Palmer acid test for peptic ulcer.
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As I purposed to make a considerable stay here, it gratified me to learn that there is no longer the want of harmony between the town's-people and pilgrims, which impelled the former to such lamentably mistaken measures as the persecution of Christian and the fiery martyrdom of Faithful.
I was reminded of it, however, by the sight of the same pair of simple pilgrims at whom we had laughed so heartily when Apollyon puffed smoke and steam into their faces at the commencement of our journey.
Had all regrets been punished as rigorously as this poor dame's were, my yearning for the relinquished delights of Vanity Fair might have produced a similar change in my own corporeal substance, and left me a warning to future pilgrims.
Looking to ascertain what might be the occasion of this glad harmony, I perceived, on alighting from the cars, that a multitude of shining ones had assembled on the other side of the river, to welcome two poor pilgrims, who were just emerging from its depths.
WELCOME TO HOLY LAND: Sri Lankan Ambassador Mohammed Hussein Mohamed, third from left, Consul General Adam Bawa Uthumalebbe, center, and senior diplomats from the Lankan missions in Riyadh and Jeddah are seen with the first group of pilgrims from Sri Lanka who arrived in Jeddah on Sunday.
Dubai: Pilgrims from the UAE have started leaving for Saudi Arabia for Haj, which begins next week in Makkah.
Devotion to the Pilgrim Virgin combined two interrelated pillars of the pre-Vatican II church: devotion to Mary through the rosary and a fierce anti-communism.
Faced with the choice between life camped out under blue plastic canvas in a Tokyo or Osaka park, or being treated as a permanent pilgrim and Shikoku "holy man," a number of homeless have understandably opted for the latter.
Pilgrim points our, "These things are great visual aids in telling the story I am trying to tell.
More rigorously enforcing a long-standing policy to administer antibiotics to pilgrims from Africa upon entry to Saudi Arabia (5), plus the recent extension of this policy to incoming pilgrims from the Indian subcontinent (23), may have played a role in decreasing the importation of W-135 to the pilgrim pool.
Nonprofit Harvard Pilgrim hired Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partner to administer mental health care to its members, said Alan Raymond, a spokesman for Harvard Pilgrim.
We just saw it as a natural fit, and it all came together rather quickly," Pilgrim said.