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malady
used in The Picture of Dorian Gray - 20 chapter version

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Definition
illness or other bad condition
  • There were maladies so strange that one had to pass through them if one sought to understand their nature.
    Chapter 4 (83% in)
  • ...that graceful wave of the hand that was always so characteristic of him, and that he had even in his Eton days, "I believe that if one man were to live out his life fully and completely, were to give form to every feeling, expression to every thought, reality to every dream—I believe that the world would gain such a fresh impulse of joy that we would forget all the maladies of mediaevalism, and return to the Hellenic ideal—to something finer, richer, than the Hellenic ideal, it may be.
    Chapter 2 (22% in)
  • The mere cadence of the sentences, the subtle monotony of their music, so full as it was of complex refrains and movements elaborately repeated, produced in the mind of the lad, as he passed from chapter to chapter, a form of reverie, a malady of dreaming, that made him unconscious of the falling day and creeping shadows.
    Chapter 10 (94% in)
  • ...sometimes wakened before dawn, either after one of those dreamless nights that make us almost enamoured of death, or one of those nights of horror and misshapen joy, when through the chambers of the brain sweep phantoms more terrible than reality itself, and instinct with that vivid life that lurks in all grotesques, and that lends to Gothic art its enduring vitality, this art being, one might fancy, especially the art of those whose minds have been troubled with the malady of reverie.
    Chapter 11 (22% in)
  • To him, man was a being with myriad lives and myriad sensations, a complex multiform creature that bore within itself strange legacies of thought and passion, and whose very flesh was tainted with the monstrous maladies of the dead.
    Chapter 11 (81% in)
  • Memory, like a horrible malady, was eating his soul away.
    Chapter 16 (47% in)
  • It is a malady.
    Chapter 17 (42% in)

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