- ("That’ll be Doctor Cornelius," said Trumpkin.) "To speak plainly," said Nikabrik, "your wallet’s empty, your eggs addled, your fish uncaught, your promises broken.
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- But she counted and counted till she got that addled she’d start to count in the basket for a spoon sometimes; and so, three times they come out right, and three times they come out wrong.
Mark Twain -- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
- Although her relations with Atticus and Jem had reached their lowest ebb ("You’re downright addled these days, Jean Louise," her father had said.
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Harper Lee -- Go Set a Watchman