Sentence Examples


  • Resigning office in infirm health (1584) he survived till the 8th of April 1586.
  • To please his father, who was old and infirm, he married at seventeen.
  • As the king became more and more infirm, his power of resistance to the intrigues of the Ultras became weaker.
  • The History of Armenia speaks of its author as an old, infirm man, constantly engaged in the work of translating.
  • Hospitals.-The Metropolitan Asylums Board, though established in 1867 purely as a poor-law authority for the relief of the sick, insane Metro- and infirm paupers, has become a central hospital authority for infectious diseases, with power to receive into politan its hospitals persons, who are not paupers, suffering from Asylums fever, smallpox or diphtheria.