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  • While in the meantime, cities crumble; education, security, medicine for every other malady known to man, charity, humanitarian aid—the whole world goes to pot so WICKED can do whatever they want to do.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • I could normally "remove her from her service" for medical reasons, with his permission, of course, but to select her out regularly, and only her, before indications of an illness or malady was unusual indeed.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Then you’ll spread every known malady across the world.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Once my modifications are complete, the Whisperer will become a wondrous healing device, boys — a device capable of curing maladies of the mind.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society

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  • Her bout with the malady was short, however.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • A suspicious malady, no apparent Westing connection, somehow Sydelle Pulaski did not seem to fit in.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • Prophet gave the general appearance that a thought never entered his head, that his brain had never suffered from the painful malady of an idea.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • And she knew the name of the malady.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Now looking at her hands, small and with short, bitten fingernails, he asked about its proximity to his spine, the likelihood that it had caused his clumsiness, his slowness, his lack of energy, every other malady and weakness he’d felt.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • This was the body: fallible, subject to malady.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch

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  • For one thing, I listened to her impressive list of maladies, something the general had long turned a deaf ear to.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • There is another question, pertinent to the former, and that is, What remedy can we apply to this malady?
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • Did you forget that this great man, this hero, this demigod, is attacked with a malady of the skin which worries him to death, prurigo?
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • I would e’en take it for sublime, did I not know that the colic is a noisy malady.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • I must regret that an attack of gout, from which malady I am a constant sufferer, forbids absolutely any travelling on my part for some time to come.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • When she sticks out her tongue and allows me to treat her small maladies, I can see that every one of her organs has been compromised in some way.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • At first, Tita and John had no explanation for this strange death, since clinically Mama Elena had no other malady than her paralysis.
    Laura Esquivel  --  Like Water for Chocolate
  • Pierre no longer suffered moments of despair, hypochondria, and disgust with life, but the malady that had formerly found expression in such acute attacks was driven inwards and never left him for a moment.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Just put poor families, old women and little children, in those buildings, and behold the fevers and maladies which result!
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • And of what malady?
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • To him who knows not whence his malady A miracle alone a cure can give.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • Otherwise, the place will be quickly forgotten, it will never be found when I am dead of the same malady, I shall be laid under some other heap of poor grass.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • He entered, at some length, into what he conceived to be the nature of his malady.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Fall of the House of Usher
  • Many, already smitten, went home only to die: some died at the school, and were buried quietly and quickly, the nature of the malady forbidding delay.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • Ay, sir: there are a crew of wretched souls That stay his cure: their malady convinces The great assay of art; but, at his touch, Such sanctity hath heaven given his hand, They presently amend.
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth
  • Dark, glowering woodwork, burnt-brown leather chairs, walls that might once have been white but had succumbed under a spreading malady of mold or damp.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • We elves fancy ourselves immortal, but not even we can escape certain maladies of the flesh, which are beyond our knowledge of magic to do more than delay.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • She moved with difficulty—I think she was lame—I seem to remember some story about a malady of the spine.
    Willa Cather  --  My Antonia
  • When Kenneth warned him that his medicines were useless at that stage of the malady, and he needn’t put him to further expense by attending her, he retorted, ’I know you need not — she’s well — she does not want any more attendance from you!
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • It prophesied possibly a new cycle, a new pousse of the malady.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • Kiss me once again, and go to thy trifles and amusements; for my malady distresseth me.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • THEN within two years King Uther fell sick of a great malady.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • The rumor spread in the University that the Rue Tirechappe was especially devastated by the malady.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • The malady will wear out by and by, the doctors say, but in the meantime she has to lie down for a twelvemonth.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • Billford had diagnosed the fatal malady as a heart attack, although the girl was very young — only eighteen — and had seemed in the pink of health.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • The people were terrified of these two horrible curses, the two maladies which nothing could cure, and which were the precursors of an awful and lonely death.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • THEN within two years King Uther fell sick of a great malady.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume I
  • Thou think’st ’tis much that this contentious storm Invades us to the skin: so ’tis to thee But where the greater malady is fix’d, The lesser is scarce felt.
    William Shakespeare  --  King Lear
  • OEDIPUS So of some malady he died, poor man.
    Sophocles  --  Oedipus the King
  • Of course, most maladies in most short stories, or even novels, are not quite so productive of meaning.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • The malady itself, one from which she had often suffered, a bilious fever—its cause therefore constitutional.
    Jane Austen  --  Northanger Abbey
  • He regarded love as a sort of cruel malady through which the elect are required to pass in their late youth and from which they emerge, pale and wrung, but ready for the business of living.
    Thornton Wilder  --  The Bridge of San Luis Rey
  • It shocked him to find in the outer world a trace of what he had deemed till then a brutish and individual malady of his own mind.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • And how have you contrived to escape those widespread maladies?
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • If my mother was right and it was stress related, I was sure I could blame myself for this latest malady, whatever it was.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key
  • Thrice noble lord, let me entreat of you To pardon me yet for a night or two; Or, if not so, until the sun be set: For your physicians have expressly charg’d, In peril to incur your former malady, That I should yet absent me from your bed: I hope this reason stands for my excuse.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Taming of the Shrew
  • There were maladies so strange that one had to pass through them if one sought to understand their nature.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Your master, Poole, is plainly seized with one of those maladies that both torture and deform the sufferer; hence, for aught I know, the alteration of his voice; hence the mask and the avoidance of his friends; hence his eagerness to find this drug, by means of which the poor soul retains some hope of ultimate recovery—God grant that he be not deceived!
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • And it seemed to the tenders of the sick that on the Halfling and on the Lady of Rohan this malady lay heavily.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Return of the King
  • He seemed to be sleeping, though his position was an elevated one, his malady preventing him lying down.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
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