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Usage examples for gout

  1. No, nothing is broken; it is that confounded gout. – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. So long as he had been strong and well, he had gone from one place to another, pretending to amuse himself, though he had not really enjoyed it; and when his health began to fail, he felt tired of everything and shut himself up at Dorincourt, with his gout and his newspapers and his books. – Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  3. When I saw the money flowing in, I just sent for the poor old governor to join me; and we did not have a bad time of it, until the gout took him off. – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  4. The Prince of Orange, who had been long a martyr to the gout, became in the autumn of 1646 hopelessly ill. – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  5. I am sure, I don't know," replied Dora; " only an old sort of servant of grandpapa's, who always has the gout. – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  6. They're up in town for Lord Exmoor's gout, I know. – Philistia by Grant Allen
  7. If, a week before, any one had told the Earl of Dorincourt that on that particular morning he would be forgetting his gout and his bad temper in a child's game, played with black and white wooden pegs, on a gayly painted board, with a curly- headed small boy for a companion, he would without doubt have made himself very unpleasant; and yet he certainly had forgotten himself when the door opened and Thomas announced a visitor. – Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  8. I found him in his chair suffe'in' from an attack of gout. – Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman by F. Hopkinson Smith
  9. The gout, his life- long companion, had of late so tortured him in the hands and feet that the mere touch of a linen sheet was painful to him. – History of the United Netherlands, 1598 by John Lothrop Motley
  10. He's got the gout. – The Honorable Percival by Alice Hegan Rice
  11. By the way, I've been attending Chantelouve, who has a pretty serious attack of gout. – Là-bas by J. K. Huysmans
  12. Mr. Strickland suffered from gout, and was frequently confined to his chair or bed. – The Childhood of Distinguished Women by Selina A. Bower
  13. At the palace, however, he was informed that the Prince was in bed with the gout. – Clementina by A.E.W. Mason
  14. On taking leave of the queen the envoys waited upon Lord Burghley, whom they found sitting in an arm- chair in his bedchamber, suffering from the gout and with a very fierce countenance. – History of the United Netherlands, 1598 by John Lothrop Motley
  15. He is coming for a week or two, now that his gout is better. – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  16. And through all this the Admiral, racked with gout, had to keep a cheerful face and assure his prostrate crew that they would soon be out of it. – Christopher Columbus, Volume 6 And The New World Of His Discovery, A Narrative by Filson Young
  17. People think by means of the brain, and walk on their feet, without knowing anything of the source of either this incomprehensible power of walking, or the equally incomprehensible power of thinking; besides, the gout may be in the head, instead of the feet. – A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 7 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh
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