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infirm
used in Oliver Twist

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weak from old age or disease
  • This is by no means a disparagement to his character; for many official personages, who are held in high respect and admiration, are the victims of similar infirmities.
    Chapter 37 — In Which the Reader May Perceive a Contrast, Not Uncommon.... (39% in)
  • A pair of slipshod feet shuffled, hastily, across the bare floor of the room, as this interrogatory was put; and there issued, from a door on the right hand; first, a feeble candle: and next, the form of the same individual who has been heretofore described as labouring under the infirmity of speaking through his nose, and officiating as waiter at the public-house on Saffron Hill.
    Chapter 22 — The Burglary (8% in)

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