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He was an invalid, keeping his bed half the time, and the other half hobbling round the house with a stick or being pushed about the grounds by the gardener in a Bath chair.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Madame Stahl belonged to the highest society, but she was so ill that she could not walk, and only on exceptionally fine days made her appearance at the springs in an invalid carriage.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The author of the article was a young man, an invalid, very bold as a writer, but extremely deficient in breeding and shy in personal relations.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He judged by the cautious movements of those who crowded round the invalid chair that they had lifted the dying man and were moving him.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He is an invalid and an old man who must be forgiven; but he is good and magnanimous and will love her who makes his son happy.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Steerforth was an invalid and could not come down; but that if I would excuse her being in her chamber, she would be glad to see me.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Madeleine was absent for a day or two, and that in their doubt they had not thought it well to undeceive the invalid, who believed that the mayor had gone to Montfermeil; that it was possible, after all, that her guess was correct: the doctor approved.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
It does not become disconcerted, but adjusts to its divine work the man who has bestridden the Alps, and the good old tottering invalid of Father Elysee.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
In the first place, he was not in the secret; then, in his reveries of an invalid, which were still feverish, possibly, he distrusted this tenderness as a strange and novel thing, which had for its object his conquest.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Having no top to its head, she tied on a neat little cap, and as both arms and legs were gone, she hid these deficiencies by folding it in a blanket and devoting her best bed to this chronic invalid.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Marianne had been two or three days at home, before the weather was fine enough for an invalid like herself to venture out.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context