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Usage examples for invalid

  1. Mrs. Errington was a great invalid. – Jill's Red Bag by Amy Le Feuvre
  2. You're an invalid, didn't you know it. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  3. I'm not an invalid yet." – Ralestone Luck by Andre Norton
  4. On this latter head, what was reasonably true fifteen years ago is doubtful today, and it is in all reasonable expectation invalid for the situation fifteen years hence. – An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation by Thorstein Veblen
  5. The invalid himself thought this conclusion was wise. – The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley by Zane Grey
  6. A few years later Burgoyne had an accident, and he was an invalid for about six years after that- until his death, in fact. – The Rich Mrs. Burgoyne by Kathleen Norris
  7. That young man, instead of becoming a nervous invalid as he might have done, is now working steadily in partnership with his father, in business in the city. – The Untroubled Mind by Herbert J. Hall
  8. Could it be believed there was no woman in the family- no one but an old invalid gentleman, who spent his days on a sofa, or in a wheeled chair being slowly driven about the garden? – A Houseful of Girls by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  9. The school for invalid children- 'physical defectives'- that we are going to open next summer. – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  10. Even in old age he had no invalid appearance. – Herbert Spencer by J. Arthur Thomson
  11. How Uncle 'Rasmus may have viewed being left in the cabin to act the double part of jailor and helpless invalid, I know not. – The Minute Boys of York Town by James Otis
  12. My friend had told me that she was the daughter of a wealthy merchant, and that she had accompanied her invalid mother here. – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  13. When she tried to make the publisher take it he complained that he no longer was an invalid. – Ghost Beyond the Gate by Mildred A. Wirt
  14. For the old invalid, the change from hard labor to comfortable quarters and easy work was certainly an improvement. – The Nameless Castle by Maurus Jókai
  15. A mother and daughter should call together, or, if the mother is an invalid, the daughter can call, leaving her mother's card. – Manners and Social Usages by Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood
  16. She had an invalid mother at home and was probably trying to save enough money to send her father to college. – Love Conquers All by Robert C. Benchley
  17. " There is an old man outside, an invalid, attended by a young fellow who, I believe, is his son. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  18. Another serious incident- to be also kept from the invalid- shortly followed. – A First Family of Tasajara by Bret Harte
  19. You are an invalid, you know, and I am your nurse as well as your maid." – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
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