state of health


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I wish you could get Reginald home again on any plausible pretence; he is not at all disposed to leave us, and I have given him as many hints of my father's precarious state of health as common decency will allow me to do in my own house.
Though much might be fancy, he could not doubt, when he looked back, that she was in a weaker state of health than she had been half a year ago.
Her indifferent state of health unhappily prevents her being in town; and by that means, as I told Lady Catherine one day, has deprived the British court of its brightest ornaments.
At her age, and in her state of health, were good spirits compatible with such an errand to a physician as the errand on which she was bent?
To show him Benjamin's narrative, in his state of health, and in the face of the warning addressed to me, was simply out of the question.
There can be no doubt," Horace agreed, "that Grace must be kept in the dark, in her present state of health.
Indeed, he is already nearly in his usual state of health.
Micawber, being in a delicate state of health, was overcome by it, and was taken so unwell, that Mr.
On reflection I had felt the necessity, in Anne Catherick's state of health, of precipitating events, and of having Lady Glyde at my disposal earlier than I had originally contemplated.
He expressed great alarm at his pastor's state of health, but was anxious to attempt the cure, and, if early undertaken, seemed not despondent of a favourable result.
I have sometimes observed that circumstances which have produced a strong impression on patients, when they are in a state of health, give a certain direction to the wandering of their minds, when they are in a state of fever.
Trundle had to be informed of all the mighty preparations that were making in London; and, being in a delicate state of health, was informed thereof through Mr.