His unglazed linen collar appeared behind his bent head, soiled by his withering hair.
Besides they say if the flower withers she wears she’s a flirt.
Something about withering plants I read in a garden.
(She raises her blackened withered right arm slowly towards Stephen’s breast with outstretched finger) Beware God’s hand!
Not to speak of hostels, leperyards, sweating chambers, plaguegraves, their greatest doctors, the O’Shiels, the O’Hickeys, the O’Lees, have sedulously set down the divers methods by which the sick and the relapsed found again health whether the malady had been the trembling withering or loose boyconnell flux.