The village is built on some consumptive
little water-course, and about it is a little fresh-looking vegetation.
Visitors said they had never noticed before how strong the air was, and weak-chested and consumptive
people used to throng there for years afterwards.
With all its gifts and opportunities it was a melancholy life-- melancholy with something not altogether explained by the somewhat pessimistic philosophy exposed in the Journal, nor by the consumptive
tendency of Amiel's physical constitution, causing him from a very early date to be much preoccupied with the effort to reconcile himself with the prospect of death, and reinforcing the far from sanguine temperament of one intellectually also a poitrinaire.
Mark Wood was the consumptive
labourer whom I mentioned before.
When a consumptive
colonial was sent to take his place, he beat him up with his fists and sent him off a wreck in the schooner that brought him.
Among his other disabilities, he was a consumptive
, and I knew that if he attempted to bail, it might bring on a hemorrhage.
What I see is the Cafe Venus, on the plaza of Santiago, where one hot night I drank and talked with a dying consumptive
I heard a Carlisle woman behind me whisper that Cecily King looked consumptive
, just like her Aunt Felicity; and I hated her fiercely for it.
But how could you, Leith," I cried, the picture of the consumptive
lad strong before me, "how could you treat him so barbarously?
There are the spiritually consumptive
ones: hardly are they born when they begin to die, and long for doctrines of lassitude and renunciation.
She knew he was consumptive
, his cheeks were so red and he was so uncommon thin in the waist.
He looked into his sickly, consumptive
face, and he was more and more sorry for him, and he could not force himself to listen to what his brother was telling him about the association.