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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
A large blue handkerchief, such as the Invalides use, was folded into a fichu, and concealed her figure clumsily.
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
Thus he went from time to time, to Comte Pajol, to General Bellavesne, to General Fririon, to the Invalides.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
Marius, who had emerged from the Rue Plumet by the boulevard, traversed the Esplanade and the bridge of the Invalides, the Champs Elysees, the Place Louis XV.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
It was something precisely parallel which took place on the afternoon of the 6th of June on the banks of the Seine, on the slope of the right shore, a little beyond the Pont des Invalides.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context