After one exceedingly observant look at him, his companion relapsed into his lightest air.
He was anxious to see if she had relapsed since the previous evening.
After waiting for some answering remark, and getting none, Tom wearily relapsed into the present time, and twined himself yawning round and about the rails of his chair, and rumpled his head more and more, until he suddenly looked up, and asked: ’Have you gone to sleep, Loo?’
Having paid for his entertainment with this agreeable compliment, he relapsed into a hangdog silence until there was no more India ale left, when he said, ’Well, Mrs. Sparsit, I must be off!’ and went off.
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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.