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relapse
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • After several relapses into business-absorption, Mr. Lorry had become the Doctor’s friend, and the quiet street-corner was the sunny part of his life.
  • And when the relapse fell on him, was he in most respects—or in all respects—as he was then?
  • Does his daughter know of the relapse?
  • Tell me, how does this relapse come about?
  • "Would he remember what took place in the relapse?" asked Mr. Lorry, with natural hesitation.
  • "I think it probable," said the Doctor, breaking silence with an effort, "that the relapse you have described, my dear friend, was not quite unforeseen by its subject."
  • As she did so, Solomon turned to the followers of the Good Republican Brutus of Antiquity, and offered a few words of explanation in the French language, which caused them all to relapse into their former places and pursuits.
  • But, unfortunately, there has been," he paused and took a deep breath—"a slight relapse."

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  • She returned to the hospital due to difficulty breathing after a relapse of the flu.
  • She stayed clean for over a year, but had a relapse in December and is now in a drug treatment center.

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