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Bleak House
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  • He is in a helpless condition as to his lower, and nearly so as to his upper, limbs, but his mind is unimpaired.
  • His digestion is impaired, which is highly respectable.
  • My digestion is much impaired, and I am but a poor knife and fork at any time.
  • My health is not good (my digestion being much impaired), and if I had only myself to consider, I should take refuge in rural habits, especially as the cares of business have prevented me from ever coming much into contact with general society, and particularly with ladies’ society, which I have most wished to mix in.

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  • Alcohol impairs the ability to drive safely.
  • Her vision is impaired.

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