Phebe


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Phebe

(ˈfiːbɪ)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) a variant spelling of Phoebe1
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"Yes, indeed, if you want to," answered Phebe, wringing out her cloth in a capable sort of way that impressed Rose very much.
You have come to stay a spell, haven't you?" asked Phebe, looking up at her guest and wondering how life could be dull to a girl who wore a silk frock, a daintily frilled apron, a pretty locket, and had her hair tied up with a velvet snood.
"I don't have any books to read, and all the spare time I get I run off into the woods; that rests me better than stories," answered Phebe, as she finished one job and began on another.
Presently Phebe seemed to think it was her turn to ask questions, and said, wistfully
Phebe stopped rattling her beans from one pan to another, and her eyes were full of pity as they rested on the curly head bent down on Rose's knee, for she saw that the heart under the pretty locket ached with its loss, and the dainty apron was used to dry sadder tears than any she had ever shed.
Phebe's last words made Rose smile in spite of her tears, and she looked out from behind her apron with an April face, saying in a tone of comic distress
Phebe laughed at her woe till the beans danced in the pan, but tried to comfort her by suggesting a means of relief.
I'm sure I should think I was in clover if I had folks and money, and nothing to do but enjoy myself," began Phebe, but got no further, for a sudden rush and tumble outside made them both jump.
The beautiful Stafford Orchard is the stunning natural backdrop for most of this pastoral adventure, as Rosalind in disguise leads Orlando a merry dance, the faithful Silvius adores the feckless Phebe, Touchstone pursues honest but 'foul' Audrey and Celia falls for the charms of reformed Olivia.
Several residents of Bong County and some workers at the Phebe Hospital are calling on the Medical Director at the hospital Dr.
"Almost 30% of our tasks are to fetch things," explained Phebe Lyepe, a nurse at Texas Health in Dallas, where the trial took place.
'Jim is a thoughtful, deliberate and principled leader with a proven track record of selfless service to our nation,' said Phebe Novakovic, chairman and chief executive officer.