Usage examples for recuperation

  1. We now know, in medicine, that much of longevity and good health and power of recuperation depend upon the ideals of the individual, and their inspiring influence. – An American Suffragette by Isaac N. Stevens
  2. She saw a light under the door and inferred that she and Alice were playing poker and consuming many cigarettes, that being their idea of recuperation between one hard day's work and the next. – The Sisters-In-Law by Gertrude Atherton
  3. After the natural recuperation necessary on the 12th of November, he had been re- absorbed by the Grey- Matter Advertising Agency, with whom he had been connected for several years, and where his sound and vivacious qualities were highly esteemed. – The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley
  4. They will mark the return to the city of thousands and thousands of vacationists after two months or two weeks of feverish recuperation and there is probably no more obnoxious class of citizen, taken end for end, than the returning vacationist. – Love Conquers All by Robert C. Benchley
  5. And all this deepened his impressions of peace and recuperation – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson
  6. Here again the old trench life was resumed; sentinel duty, daring adventures, wild charges, the shock and din of constant battle, brief periods of rest and recuperation – The Flag by Homer Greene
  7. During this time Mr. Lansing even allowed himself a fortnight's holiday for recuperation – My Three Years in America by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
  8. The popular impression, both lay and medical, that muscular exertion supplies rest to the brain and recuperation to the nervous system, is a sad delusion. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  9. In consequence of these wars between Venice and Genoa both were heavy losers in wealth and lives; Genoa never recovered from her defeat, but her rival showed amazing powers of recuperation – A History of Sea Power by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
  10. A forwarded note came from Hometon, rejoicing in the promotion Mrs. Nelson had read between the lines of her son's letter, and in the miraculous recuperation spoken of. – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  11. If anything had given him food for thought that week of idleness and recuperation in his cell, it had been the irony of the fetid one as his guardian angel. – Corpus of a Siam Mosquito by Steven Sills
  12. Her convalescence was very slow, and, finding the damp climate of England unfavourable, she finally decided to move to the island of Madeira for rest and recuperation – The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson by Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez
  13. He was conscious himself, at such times, of no inner recuperation – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  14. But he knew that to remain calm and unmoved was to keep back his fever and hasten recuperation so he closed his eyes and tried to live for the moment in the remembrance of that awakening when he had found her kneeling at his side. – The Mountain Girl by Payne Erskine
  15. Confidence in himself, an equal and opposite power of abandonment and recuperation – Ulysses by James Joyce
  16. Now you see, I can't stand that,- when I came up here for rest and recuperation – The Dorrance Domain by Carolyn Wells
  17. Her early failures should not have been fatal, would not have been if she had possessed any power of mental recuperation – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  18. We have already seen that there are three theories concerning its nature- it is " expenditure of superfluous activity," " a mending, restoring of strength, a recuperation an apprenticeship, a preliminary exercise for the active functions of life and for the development of our natural gifts." – Essay on the Creative Imagination by Th. Ribot
  19. Yet, though she still hungered for excitement, even she was glad of an interval for recuperation and she was heartily sorry for Jim. – Running Sands by Reginald Wright Kauffman