During the afternoon the school teacher had been to see Doctor Welling concerning her health
It is as I told you in my other letter: both my poor sister and her husband, when they found they could not recover, expressed the wish that you should have their little Catherine - as knowing that you would presently be retired from the army - rather than that she should remain with me, who am broken in health
, or go to your mother in California, whose health
is also frail.
She was one of those people who are infatuated with patent medicines and all new-fangled methods of producing health
or mending it.
One hears sometimes of a child being `the picture of health
;' now, Emma always gives me the idea of being the complete picture of grownup health
And, though I'm glad he's better in health
, I'm sorry he's so much less pleasant, and so much less affectionate to me.
I found he was an old sailor, kept a public-house, knew all the seafaring men in Bristol, had lost his health
ashore, and wanted a good berth as cook to get to sea again.
Now they seated themselves at the table, and one of them took up a goblet filled with wine, and said, 'A health
to my father
By a Law of Nature with us, there is a constant attraction to the South; and, although in temperate climates this is very slight -- so that even a Woman in reasonable health
can journey several furlongs northward without much difficulty -- yet the hampering effect of the southward attraction is quite sufficient to serve as a compass in most parts of our earth.
I should have found for myself a form of activity in keeping with it, to be precise, drinking to the health
of everything "sublime and beautiful.
We were merely joking; drink to his health
," he added, filling Caderousse's glass, "and do not interfere with us.
As for myself," adds the curtain, "I am altogether in good health
and spirits, glory be to God
That the contrary of a good is an evil is shown by induction: the contrary of health
is disease, of courage, cowardice, and so on.