• "We were driven away from that truly hospitable house."
    "We were driven away from that truly hospitable house."
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v hospitalize admit into a hospital "Mother had to be hospitalized because her blood pressure was too high"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Abbot's Hospital, Guildford Abbot's Hospital, Guildford
Whitgift's Hospital, Croydon Whitgift's Hospital, Croydon
General Hospital General Hospital
Christ's hospital Christ's hospital

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1980, a Las Vegas hospital suspended workers for betting on when patients would die
    • Hospitalize To place (a person) in a hospital in order to receive medical treatment, observation, or for rest.
    • Hospitalize (Med) To render (a building) unfit for habitation, by long continued use as a hospital.
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  • L. L. Nash
    L. L. Nash
    “A church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Who practices hospitality entertains God Himself.”
  • Samuel Goldwyn
    “A Hospital is no place to be sick.”
  • Princess of Wales Diana
    “I remember when I used to sit on hospital beds and hold people?s hands, people used to be shocked because they?d never seen this before. To me it was quite normal.”
  • Florence Nightingale
    Florence Nightingale
    “The very first requirement in a hospital is that it should do the sick no harm.”
  • Princess of Wales Diana
    “I want to walk into a room, be it a hospital for the dying or a hospital for the sick children, and feel that I am needed. I want to do, not just to be.”


In literature:

Over 100 hospitals and two principal magazines of hospital stores had been lost in the retreat.
"Out To Win" by Coningsby Dawson
Bring him round, then send him to hospital in rear.
"The Hosts of the Air" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Reprinted by Bloomingdale Hospital Press, White Plains, May 26, 1921.
"A Psychiatric Milestone" by Various
Coming behind us were the stretcher-bearers and the hospital corps.
"Private Peat" by Harold R. Peat
Hospitality was genuine and whole-hearted; but tempered by frugal moderation.
"Fifth Avenue" by Arthur Bartlett Maurice
If there were only a hospital on the coast where such cases could be taken and properly treated!
"The Story of Grenfell of the Labrador" by Dillon Wallace
Our Camp one large hospital, with hundreds wrestling with measles, pneumonia, fever.
"Woman's Endurance" by A.D.L.
The palace of the Tuileries was enlarged, the Hotel des Invalides, a foundling hospital, and several bridges were built.
"Paris: With Pen and Pencil" by David W. Bartlett
Kindell having contracted dysentery, was sent to hospital.
"Through Palestine with the 20th Machine Gun Squadron" by Unknown
The Palace Hotel was the most magnificent building I have ever seen; used by us as a hospital.
""Over There" with the Australians" by R. Hugh Knyvett
Some months earlier she had visited our hospitals in Vrntze and she had asked if one of our V.A.D.
"The Luck of Thirteen" by Jan Gordon
Marsh, of "B" Company, were both wounded, and had to be sent away to Hospital some hours later.
"The Fifth Leicestershire" by J.D. Hills
The hospital that we had to improvise at the fire-station was one of the most interesting pieces of work we had to do in Brussels.
"Field Hospital and Flying Column" by Violetta Thurstan
These viands were loaded into the tin at the hospital's central kitchen.
"Observations of an Orderly" by Ward Muir
Over a thousand gas-casualties have been admitted to hospital from this city to-day.
"At Ypres with Best-Dunkley" by Thomas Hope Floyd
The hospital, therefore, consisted of six distinct units spread over a five-mile area, and all operated by the same hospital staff.
"On the Fringe of the Great Fight" by George G. Nasmith
From 1694 to 1730, he was a physician of Christ's Hospital.
"A Book about Doctors" by John Cordy Jeaffreson
In the vicinity of one of our great London Hospitals, there is a pleasant Park.
"The Threatening Eye" by Edward Frederick Knight
From the gateway up the incline to the broad hospital steps she now dragged her strangely reluctant feet.
"Dorothy" by Evelyn Raymond
Mary Lys was a tall girl, dressed in the blue uniform of a hospital nurse.
"The Angel" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull

In poetry:

(The letter of his friend.)
"What are they? that old house of yours which gave
Such welcome oft to me, the sunbeams fall
Yet, down the squares of blue and white which pave
Its hospitable hall.
"Honours -- Part I" by Jean Ingelow
With yell and shriek the Zulus rushed to the attack,
But for the sixth time they were driven back
By the brave British band, and Henry Hook,
Who was a brave soldier, surgeon, and hospital cook.
"The Hero of Rorke's Drift" by William Topaz McGonagall
"Forget it," says I; then I drove awhile,
And I passed him a cheery word or two;
But he didn't answer for many a mile,
So just as the hospital hove in view,
Says I: "Is there nothing that I can do?"
"A Casualty" by Robert W Service
A woman is dragging her shadow in a circle
About a bald hospital saucer.
It resembles the moon, or a sheet of blank paper
And appears to have suffered a sort of private blitzkrieg.
She lives quietly
"A Life" by Sylvia Plath
Wealth, with the flush hand, fine clothes, hospitality;
But then the Soul's wealth, which is candor, knowledge, pride,
enfolding love;
(Who goes for men and women showing Poverty richer than wealth?)
"Great Are The Myths" by Walt Whitman
Thou a mere hospital, where human wrecks,
Like winter-flies, crawl, those renowned decks,
Ne'er trodden save by captive foes,
And wonted sternly to impose
God's will and thine on bowed imperial necks!
"Turner's Old Temeraire" by James Russell Lowell

In news:

Easton was born last Thursday at Auburn Community Hospital, then transferred to Crouse Hospital in Syracuse.
It's been reported that some hospitals are performing an average of 500 amputations a day, and these hospitals do not have crutches to send home with these amputee patients.
A 20- day-old infant with a high fever was abducted from Harlem Hospital early yesterday, apparently by a woman dressed in white nurse's clothes who had been seen in the hospital for several weeks or months, the police said.
Jeanne Marie Kiss, senior vice president of St Luke's Hospital and Woman's Division, recently gave a tour of the hospital's new 10-story building.
Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital has spent the last 20 years growing up to become the leading children's hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties and a regional pediatric specialty facility.
Surrey Memorial Hospital diverting patients to other hospitals after flooding (with video).
Northern Dutchess Hospital, a Health Quest affiliate, is a 68-bed, acute care hospital located in Rhinebeck, NY.
All elective open-heart surgeries were cancelled at Vancouver General Hospital and St Paul's Hospital due to dangerously low supplies of protamine, a drug required to reverse the blood-thinning effects of medications used during heart bypass.
Former Senator Paul E Tsongas of Massachusetts entered a Boston hospital yesterday to undergo a bone marrow transplant for a complication of the cancer therapy he received 10 years ago, the hospital said.
Methodist Hospital, a member of Dignity Health, is currently looking for a Registered Nurse to join their hospital staff.
Methodist Hospital, a member of Dignity Health, is currently looking for an Ultrasound Technologist – II to add to their hospital staff.
Methodist Hospital, a member of Dignity Health, is currently looking for a Registered Nurse to add to their hospital staff.
UAB Hospital recently became one of the country's largest hospitals to adopt a room service style patient dining approach.
Another of the sextuplets born to a Pearland couple in April made his homecoming today, joining a brother and sister who left the hospital in late May, according to a hospital spokesperson.
Mount Sinai Hospital recently opened an urgent care center on the Upper West Side, a step that administrators consider important for the hospital, for the neighborhood and for urban medical care.

In science:

He also thanks the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton for the hospitality extended to him during his stay there. P. G. D. was supported by the Chemical Sciences Division of the Office of Basic Energy Sciences at the US Department of Energy (DE-FG0287ER13714). T. M. T. was supported by NSF.
Is Random Close Packing of Spheres Well Defined?
We would also like to thank the Institute for Theoretical Physics at Santa Barbara (partially supported by NSF grant PHY94-07194) for hospitality.
Generalized entropy and Noether charge
Viehweg for their hospitality and encouragements. I was benefited from the stimulating mathematical atmosphere they created in their school.
Factorization of generalized theta functions at reducible case
We thank the Astronomical Institute, “Anton Pannekoek ” of the University of Amsterdam for hospitality and f or supporting L. B.’s visit there as the CHEAF Visiting Professor.
Rotational Evolution During Type I X-Ray Bursts
We express our gratitude for the hospitality of these institutions.
Occupation Time Fluctuations in Branching Systems
NS thanks the Racah Institute of the Hebrew University for hospitality when some of this work was done.
OM Theory in Diverse Dimensions
Linear Acceleration Center for hospitality, and Michael E.
Relativistic Quantum Non-Locality
J.G. would like to thank CERN for hospitality during part of this work.
On Theories With Light-Like Noncommutativity
Nieuwhenhuizen for helpful discussions and for hospitality at the University of Amsterdam.
Hopping between Random Locations: Spectrum and Instanton
Przanowski thanks the staff of Departamento de F´isica at CINVESTAV, (M´exico, D.F.) for warm hospitality.
Matrix representation of the generalized Moyal algebra
One of the authors (M.L.M.) is thankful to the Dipartimento di Fisica, Universit´a di Parma, for the hospitality where this work was done.
Probability density of determinants of random matrices
Thomas for discussions. G.H. thanks the Stanford theory group for its hospitality.
Bosonic M Theory
The author would like to thank the Institute for Theoretical Physics in Santa Barbara and the University of Tokyo, Komaba, for hospitality during the completion of this work.
M(atrix) Theory: Matrix Quantum Mechanics as a Fundamental Theory
The first author would also like to thank the Universit´e Catholique de Louvain for its hospitality.
Generic algebras with involution of degree 8m
Novikov thanks the NRL for hospitality during his stay.
Local and global properties of conformally flat initial data for black hole collisions