Although only 37 when she came to the throne, she was a semi-invalid
because her many pregnancies wrecked her health.
"Rochester is now a crippled man, and a blind man, and she still is determined, and they do get together, despite his moral objections to her taking him on as a semi-invalid
. There's a little bit of tension, there."
When he was six, Wilder's mother suffered a heart attack that left her a semi-invalid
. He soon began improvising comedy skits to entertain her, the first indication of his future career.
"Had the doctors saved him I understand he would have been an invalid, or semi-invalid
, for life and better 1,000 times he should have died as he died a fighting brave true soldier.
| John Lane started to paint a year ago at the age of 83 and under the brilliant teacher Philip WatKin, his retirement pastime is, he says, now a semi-invalid
A local source, who did not want to be named, said: "Norman's motherin-law was a semi-invalid
and her daughter Shauna had moved back from South Africa to look after her.
The film also included the cautionary tale of Goddess Patty, weighing 44 stone, who is too heavy to walk alone and a semi-invalid
The programme also features 44st Patty, who has become a semi-invalid
and requires constant care from her son.
The story of first lady Helen Herron "Nellie" Taft (1861-1943) is in part a "what if' tale, for a stroke in May 1909 impaired her speech, interrupted her White House agenda, and rendered her a semi-invalid
for the duration of her husband's four years as president.
McCalman reveals Darwin as far more than the semi-invalid
who rarely strayed from his country house in Kent and allowed Huxley to direct the campaign.
Fujinami, who was 75 when executed, also protested to the justice minister, saying in the last part of his note, ''I am a semi-invalid
, as I cannot stand or walk by myself.''
I am 89, semi-invalid
and my wife has had a stroke and is 85 years old.