In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- An orphan, Doris was brought up in the respectable home of well-to-do foster parents, and was educated by a governess.
- Ralph's early education was handled at home by a governess.
- She was educated at home in Torquay, by governesses and by her mother.
- It was not unheard of for women of that time to work as nurses, teachers, governesses etc but my mother preferred to stay at home and take care of my three brothers and I.
- Sometimes a governess would be employed to supervise the correspondence lessons and teach additional lessons.
- As a child and adolescent, Edith was educated at home by governesses.
- The whole top floor was turned into a nursery which she shared with her sister Margaret Rose, and both were educated privately here by governesses.
- She was taught by strict governesses in a room with barred windows on the third floor of her home.
- At noon, she was permitted time to eat a small meal before her governess would begin the afternoon lessons by lecture.
- From the age of four, when he was taught to write by his governess, he kept a diary.
- I had governesses that taught me what I wanted to learn.
- Only a poor minister, he knew his daughters would likely have to work as teachers or governesses, and their education would be indispensable.
- Born in Limerick in 1930, he was one of eight children of a wealthy flour-miller and was brought up surrounded by servants and governesses.
- She was educated by governesses and spent a brief period at a boarding school.
- Elizabeth was brought up in the care of governesses and tutors at Hatfield House and spent her days studying Greek and Latin with the Cambridge scholar, Roger Ascham.
- The wealthy paid governesses to educate their daughters at home.
- Born in London, taught by governesses, she combined her early love of drawing with a keen interest in natural history, copying flowers and drawing small animals kept as pets or found on summer holidays in Scotland and the Lakes.
- In 1921 the family returned to Poland and Mark was taught by a French governess.
- Many young women reading Austen in her own lifetime would have become governesses, teaching the children of the rich.
- The brothers' education was amplified by long summer holidays of reading and by French and English governesses.
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