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infirm
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Hard Times
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  • He took to biting the rosebuds now, and tearing them away from his teeth with a hand that trembled like an infirm old man’s.
  • The old woman was so decent and contented, and made so light of her infirmities, though they had increased upon her since her former interview with Stephen, that they both took an interest in her.
  • But if I can’t — or if I should, by infirmity of nature, be obstinate — and won’t — ’ ’It is still true.

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  • too infirm to walk unassisted
  • age creeps upon them; infirmities follow
    Mark Twain

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