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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Perhaps there is inevitably something morbid in a human being who is in any way unfavorably excepted from ordinary conditions, until the good force has had time to triumph; and it has rarely had time for that at two-and-twenty.
  • I’m very fond of poor Philip, only I wish he were not so morbid about his deformity.

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  • He sacrifices more time than a less busy man could spare, to save the poor fellow from getting into a morbid state of mind about it.

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as in: a morbid curiosity Define
suggesting the horror of death and decay; or an unhealthy interest in it
as in: morbidly obese Define
unhealthy or related to disease -- especially of a serious long-term illness
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