Sometimes I grew alarmed at the wreck I perceived that I had become; the energy of my purpose alone sustained me: my labours would soon end, and I believed that exercise and amusement would then drive away incipient disease; and I promised myself both of these when my creation should be complete.
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She dealt with her problem with alcohol while it was still in an incipient state.
WILLY [stopping the incipient argument, to HAPPY]: