Sentences Containing 'malady'
And to tell you the truth, sirs," continued the goatherd, "it was yesterday that we resolved, I and four of the lads, two of them our servants, and the other two friends of mine, to go in search of him until we find him, and when we do to take him, whether by force or of his own consent, to the town of Almodovar, which is eight leagues from this, and there strive to cure him (if indeed his malady admits of a cure), or learn when he is in his senses who he is, and if he has relatives to whom we may give notice of his misfortune.
As he was suffering from an incurable malady of the eyes, which threatened to leave him blind, prayers were offered to St.
Did you forget that this great man, this hero, this demigod, is attacked with a malady of the skin which worries him to death, prurigo?''
I would e'en take it for sublime, did I not know that the colic is a noisy malady.
Like cures like; and for this hunt, my malady becomes my most desired health.
Otherwise, the place will be quickly forgotten, it will never be found when I am dead of the same malady, I shall be laid under some other heap of poor grass.
Seriously apprehending that his malady would increase, unless we put some innocent deception upon him and caused him to believe that he was useful, or unless we could put him in the way of being really useful (which would be better), I made up my mind to try if Traddles could help us.
Since the first attack I experienced of this malady, I have continually reflected on it.
The doctor analyzed the symptoms of the malady to which the prisoner had succumbed, and declared that he was dead.
The malady will wear out by and by, the doctors say, but in the meantime she has to lie down for a twelvemonth.
There is that in thee, poor lad, which I feel too curing to my malady.
This malady admits but of one remedy; I will tell you what that is.
``I believe,''returned Doctor Manette,``that there had been a strong and extraordinary revival of the train of thought and remembrance that was the first cause of the malady.
``It is the sort of malady which we call monomania,''said the doctor.
“He could easily conceive, that a _Houyhnhnm_, grew weak and heavy a few days before his death, or by some accident might hurt a limb; but that nature, who works all things to perfection, should suffer any pains to breed in our bodies, he thought impossible, and desired to know the reason of so unaccountable an evil.” I told him “we fed on a thousand things which operated contrary to each other; that we ate when we were not hungry, and drank without the provocation of thirst; that we sat whole nights drinking strong liquors, without eating a bit, which disposed us to sloth, inflamed our bodies, and precipitated or prevented digestion; that prostitute female _Yahoos_ acquired a certain malady, which bred rottenness in the bones of those who fell into their embraces; that this, and many other diseases, were propagated from father to son; so that great numbers came into the world with complicated maladies upon them; that it would be endless to give him a catalogue of all diseases incident to human bodies, for they would not be fewer than five or six hundred, spread over every limb and joint—in short, every part, external and intestine, having diseases appropriated to itself.
More Vocab Words::: disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
::: neophyte - recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
::: buccaneer - pirate
::: carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
::: repartee - quick clever reply
::: hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
::: preeminent - outstanding; superior
::: pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
::: decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)
::: partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something