During that long interval Starbuck would ever be apt to fall into open relapses of rebellion against his captain’s leadership, unless some ordinary, prudential, circumstantial influences were brought to bear upon him.
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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.