Usage examples for convalesce

  1. Her friends showered invitations on " dear Sally" to come and convalesce with them, but the plans fell through. – My War Experiences in Two Continents by Sarah Macnaughtan
  2. In time I began to get about on crutches, and the question next arose where I was to go and convalesce and the then strange, but now all too familiar phrase was first heard. – Fanny Goes to War by Pat Beauchamp
  3. These were happy days; I had nothing to do but to convalesce – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  4. After a six weeks' doubtful struggle with the disease Tommy began to convalesce and with returning strength revived his invincible love of mischief, which he gratified in provoking the soul of Orderly Ben Fallows, notwithstanding that the two had become firm friends during the tedious course of Tommy's sickness. – The Doctor A Tale Of The Rockies by Ralph Connor
  5. The moment the hospital physicians consented, Jim Hosley would be removed to a spot where he might convalesce without fear of molestation. – Cupid's Middleman by Edward B. Lent
  6. He's coming down to the Castle to convalesce – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell
  7. Thus, poor or exhausted soils can be made, by several years of skilful management, to convalesce slowly into strength. – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe
  8. For three long weeks Eileen lay ill with burning fever, and always there were fresh red roses, but he himself did not come until Eileen began to convalesce – Reno A Book of Short Stories and Information by Lilyan Stratton
  9. He must come here to convalesce – Blister Jones by John Taintor Foote
  10. Besides, there was only one, if you come to think of it- the little boy being sent to Widow Thrale's to convalesce – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  11. Gabrielle had confided in Mrs. Gibson, and was urged by her to bring Jim there to convalesce as the doctor said he ought not to walk much for two or three months. – Cupid's Middleman by Edward B. Lent
  12. Ill health from overwork drove me South to convalesce – Quick Action by Robert W. Chambers
  13. But was she back from Scotland, where they knew she had gone to convalesce – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  14. It was at Furling, the big country house in Hampshire where I had come to convalesce after Loos, and Sandy, who was in the same case, was hunting for the marmalade. – Greenmantle by John Buchan