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Fielding now began to pay the penalty for his youthful dissipations in failing health, but he continued to write with great expenditure of time and energy.
Her thoughts were silently fixed on the irreparable injury which too early an independence and its consequent habits of idleness, dissipation, and luxury, had made in the mind, the character, the happiness, of a man who, to every advantage of person and talents, united a disposition naturally open and honest, and a feeling, affectionate temper.
My recent dissipation, and strange remarks, made so soon after his sister's death, were an insult to her memory.
The thoughtless riot, dissipation, and debauchery of his younger days produced fever and delirium.
The place was too modest to attract the attention of people of fashion, and so quiet as to have escaped the notice of those in search of pleasure and dissipation.
As she opened the door, a strong flavor of that toilet soap and eau de Cologne with which Whiskey Dick was in the habit of gracefully effacing the traces of dissipation made known his presence.
The modest comforts of home, the savory charms of made dishes, the decorous joy of digestions accomplished on hearth-rugs, lost all their attractions, and the dogs ungratefully left the house to seek dissipation and adventure in the outer world.
In town I believe he chiefly lived, but his studying the law was a mere pretence, and being now free from all restraint, his life was a life of idleness and dissipation.
Beware my Laura (she would often say) Beware of the insipid Vanities and idle Dissipations of the Metropolis of England; Beware of the unmeaning Luxuries of Bath and of the stinking fish of Southampton.
What probability is there of my ever tasting the Dissipations of London, the Luxuries of Bath, or the stinking Fish of Southampton?
In particular, the on-going advancements associated with device toggle rates have placed a corresponding demand for ever-higher performance on the test instrumentation and systems, with today's high-end semiconductor test systems offering multi-GHz test capabilities with attendant high power dissipation.
The proposed autoignition model accounts for low-temperature chemical kinetics and the effect of mixing and turbulent dissipation on the chemical reaction rate.