In April 1883 the Supreme Court pronounced this amendment invalid on the ground of irregularity in recording it, whereupon the legislature provided for a like prohibition in an ordinary statute.
Seward's wife, an invalid, received such a shock that she died within two months, and his only daughter, who witnessed the assault, never recovered from the effects of the scene and died within the year.
You treat me like an invalid or a child.
But this proved beyond his strength; he struggled as far as the border in July, but could not shake off his disease, and was forced to linger, a broken invalid, in the neighborhood of Carlisle for many months.
All consecrations received at his hands were declared invalid, his adherents were deposed, and King Roger of Sicily was excommunicated.