This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.
There are no more uses of "ailment" in the book.
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She died of a heart ailment.
We learned how to bleed men to cure them of all ailments.