Sometimes he tries to joke and laugh with him, but that will not do; sometimes he endeavours to cheer him with talk about old times, and this at one time may serve to divert the sufferer from his own sad thoughts; at another, it will only plunge him into deeper melancholy than before; and then Hattersley is confounded, and knows not what to say, unless it be a timid suggestion that the clergyman might be sent for.
The sufferer was fast approaching dissolution - dragged almost to the verge of that awful chasm he trembled to contemplate, from which no agony of prayers or tears could save him.
The doomed sufferer submitted to his fate, resumed his former loathsome affection for the bosom fiend, and spent whole miserable days before a looking-glass, with his mouth wide open, watching, in hope and horror, to catch a glimpse of the snake's head far down within his throat.
Then, likewise, was heard that frightful hiss, which often ran through the sufferer's speech, and crept between the words and syllables without interrupting their succession.
The gentleman turned his head quickly, and noticed a youth making his way through the crowd, successfully, to the side of the sufferer
. The distance was too great to hear what passed--but an empty coach, whose driver had stopped to gaze with the rest, was instantly drawn up, and the man lifted in, and followed by the youth, whose appearance had effected these movements with the silence and almost with the quietness of magic.
Marmaduke suggested that the fault might lie in the arteries and nerves; but Richard, considering the amputation as part of his own handiwork, strongly repelled the insinuation, at the same time declaring that he had often heard of men who could tell when it was about to rain, by the toes of amputated limbs, After two or three years, notwithstanding, Milligan's complaints gradually diminished, the leg was dug up, and a larger box furnished, and from that hour no one had heard the sufferer
utter another complaint on the subject.
He may now depart in peace and innocence, a sufferer
and not a doer of evil.
Summary: Health Minister Jamil Jabak launched an awareness campaign Tuesday on safe fasting practices for diabetes sufferers
ahead of Ramadan, which will begin at the end of the week.
It is a deep-rooted, anxiety-based, debilitating and destructive mental illness that affects both the sufferers
and their carers alike.
HAY fever sufferers
in Huddersfield face weeks of misery as Britain's pollen count hits a record high ...
One in five hay fever sufferers
have taken time off work due to their allergy, a study has found.
FORMER Justice Minister Nora Owen spoke candidly and powerfully yesterday about the difficult and harrowing effects of dementia on sufferers
and their families.
With so many people hiding their condition, Excedrin is shining a light on the impact of migraines at work by enlisting the help of real-life migraine sufferers
with the Excedrin Works campaign.
I would like to bring attention to sufferers
of severe anxiety that can take the form of panic attacks and agoraphobia, a mental health condition so extreme that it can, and does, stop sufferers
from travelling on public transport or even being unable to leave their homes.
Luckily many allergy sufferers
are interested in learning more about what causes their allergies and how they can manage them.