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malady
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

7 uses
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Definition
illness or other bad condition
  • 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?
    Chapters 9-10 (58% in)
  • This malady admits but of one remedy; I will tell you what that is.
    Chapters 17-18 (51% in)
  • Since the first attack I experienced of this malady, I have continually reflected on it.
    Chapters 17-18 (60% in)
  • These horrible chills, which make my teeth chatter and seem to dislocate my bones, begin to pervade my whole frame; in five minutes the malady will reach its height, and in a quarter of an hour there will be nothing left of me but a corpse.
    Chapters 19-20 (30% in)
  • The doctor analyzed the symptoms of the malady to which the prisoner had succumbed, and declared that he was dead.
    Chapters 19-20 (52% in)
  • "It is the sort of malady which we call monomania," said the doctor.
    Chapters 19-20 (60% in)
  • ...however, by no means precludes it from being decidedly mortal; and if it were not, would be sure to become so, thanks to the remedies applied by foolish doctors, who are generally bad chemists, and which will act in favor of or against the malady, as you please; and then there is a human being killed according to all the rules of art and skill, and of whom justice learns nothing, as was said by a terrible chemist of my acquaintance, the worthy Abbe Adelmonte of Taormina, in Sicily,...
    Chapters 51-52 (78% in)

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