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.