Your high-spiced wines are not better liked than a red-skin relishes this water; especially when his natur' is ailing
Yes, they are soldiers, those little people; and healthy, too, not ailing
any more, the way they used to be sometimes.
When something fresh in this line came out she was in a fever, right away, to try it; not on herself, for she was never ailing
, but on anybody else that came handy.
Earnshaw did not understand jokes from his children: he had always been strict and grave with them; and Catherine, on her part, had no idea why her father should be crosser and less patient in his ailing
condition than he was in his prime.
Excepting the one case of seeing her face close, with a strong light on it, nobody who now looked at Magdalen could have suspected for an instant that she was other t han an ailing
, ill-made, unattractive woman of fifty years old at least.
He was ailing
at that time, poor fellow, and she married her lover, that she might tend and comfort him in our cottage--our dog-hut, as that man would call it.
He was ailing
a long time - a shattered, broken man, these many years.
He was still ailing
, it was said, and the Squire nursed him like the proverbial woman.
It's an errand to you brought me, Dinah," said Adam, apparently unconscious that he was holding her hand all the while; "mother's a bit ailing
, and she's set her heart on your coming to stay the night with her, if you'll be so kind.
After diligently observing the ailing
member, he commenced manipulating it; and on the supposition probably that the complaint had deprived the leg of all sensation, began to pinch and hammer it in such a manner that I absolutely roared with pain.
I am a poor, ailing
priest, always complaining, always grumbling, and inclined to the austerities which appear to accord with old age, -- preliminary parlayings with death.
Another day--two at the most--and I have my case complete, but until then guard your charge as closely as ever a fond mother watched her ailing