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  • She felt ill and went to the infirmary.
  • Being far too ill to remain in the common prison, he was removed, after the first day or so, into the infirmary.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • There are farms. There is a school. An infirmary. A temple.
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple
  • I didn’t know what I was going to say at the Infirmary.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace

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  • Old Mr. Antolini felt his pulse and all, and then he took off his coat and put it over James Castle and carried him all the way over to the infirmary.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • They took about twenty chaps to the infirmary,
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises
  • How he longed to be in bed in the infirmary, fast asleep!
    Alexander Solzhenitsyn  --  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • Anyway, we got him inside and took him to the infirmary, and the doctor tended to him.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • I want her to say she’s assigned to the kitchens or the infirmary, where slaves aren’t scarred or missing body parts.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • He comes to infirmary call that morning with a bad sunburn.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind

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  • No. He spent a week or so in the infirmary, recovering from a broken cheekbone.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • He was sitting on the edge of the infirmary bed, one of a line of white-sheeted cots that ran the length of the long room.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • By this point, Vosch has figured out why Jumbo’s implant is on this aircraft while its owner is in the infirmary being treated for a very bad headache.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • "Pencil with an Ace bandage wrapped around it, with one a’ them finger condoms from the infirmary over the whole deal."
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • He treated the same man soon thereafter in the infirmary, in fact saving his life with some quick surgical work in relieving the building pressure of blood on the brain.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Clarke slipped through the flap of the designated infirmary tent and stepped into the clearing.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • The two had cots next to each other in the infirmary, which I found a little suspicious, even though they kept sniping at each other whenever they knew they were being watched.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • That building set off to the side there is the Best of Health Center, which is what we call the infirmary, and the building way on up that path is the gym.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • Thankfully, the Weapons Master forced him to swallow the antidote, though the Champion still had to be rushed to the castle infirmary.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • Earlier that evening my friend Yossel and I had carried an elderly woman on a stretcher to the ghetto infirmary, but we had made a dangerous miscalculation.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • In pain, half starved, with a tapeworm and an eye infection, he collapsed on the road to town and was taken to the infirmary by a kindly widow.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • Werner skips lunch and walks in a daze to the school’s infirmary.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • They marched our lines through the camp toward the Infirmary for sorting.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • You owe me at least three days of rest in the infirmary.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • I got trampled in a stall and broke my shoulder and there I was in the infirmary with this view of the empty driveway and no car coming up it.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Not it; the Infirmary more like —
    Edith Nesbit  --  The Railway Children
  • Brooks was laid on a stretcher, placed on a jeep, and driven to a rudimentary, one-room infirmary.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • "I deposited Drew at the infirmary a half hour ago," he says.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • That is a piece of luck, the Catholic infirmaries are noted for their good treatment and good food.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Ron said to Harry as they left the infirmary and started up the stairs toward Gryffindor Tower.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • You’re in the infirmary, not that you haven’t figured that out already.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • In the infirmary he had been taking rattling breaths while his third in command, Bat, had unpacked the healing kit.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • Just because Beckendorf was a nice guy didn’t mean he wouldn’t send us both to the infirmary if we let our guard down.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • The Stoddard Temple was not torn down, but its framework was carved into five floors, containing dormitories, schoolrooms, infirmary, kitchen, laundry.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Call Argus to bring her to the infirmary, if you’d like.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • Being far too ill to remain in the common prison, he was removed, after the first day or so, into the infirmary.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • He’s in the infirmary now, too weak to move.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • Patients will stay in the infirmary.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • Langdon watched as Vittoria pulled out her cell phone and paged CERN’s infirmary.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Her healing is proceeding so well that it is perfectly safe for her to leave the infirmary.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • The wardens pointed out floors rotten from overflowing sewage, the sagging infirmary roof, the time-worn mattresses as thin as wafers.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • They were resting up in the infirmary.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan’s Curse
  • We spent nineteen days in the infirmary, swallowing a variety of specialized poisons, since we had intestinal parasites, fungus growing on our feet and forearms, and more than the usual degree of malaria.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • (Amos had told me she was still in the infirmary, no change.) To my left sat Walt, looking quite good as usual, but I did my best to ignore him.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • This is the port wine, ma’am, that the board ordered for the infirmary; real, fresh, genuine port wine; only out of the cask this forenoon; clear as a bell, and no sediment!’
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • Half my men got frostbite, the other half suffered from hypothermia, and by the time we finished, my squad was reduced to just three or four men, all of whom ended up in the infirmary once we got back to base.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • —JAVERT CHAPTER I. THE BEGINNING OF REPOSE M. Madeleine had Fantine removed to that infirmary which he had established in his own house.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • His technician appeared and said, "Dr. Hall, we have Dr. Leavitt in the infirmary."
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • He’d spent the last couple of days in the infirmary, and they’d only let him out this morning, partly so that he could attend Valentine’s funeral.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Glass
  • America Vicuna, in the grip of mortal depression because she had failed her final examinations, had drunk a flask of laudanum stolen from the school infirmary.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
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