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When for a couple of weeks Renee herself was bedridden — fatigued and wheezing — there were rumors that she, too, had passed away.
One of these calls led him to a house where an old woman was bedridden.
MY NEW CURATEP.A. SHEEHAN
The old Signora Montani is bedridden; how could she get to mass?
But she had his bedridden mother to look after, and the children, and she broke down under it, and finally had to ask for help.
Elvira's bedridden old mother heard me, and she was so crazy for some one to talk with, I stepped in a minute.
A GIRL OF THE LIMBERLOSTGENE STRATTON PORTER
He is sitting in a cottars house, reading the Bible to an old bedridden woman, the farm servants gathered round to get his word.
SPARE HOURSJOHN BROWN
Not only was the house empty, but, with the exception of a few sick and bedridden old people, there was not a soul in the village.
FORTY-ONE YEARS IN INDIAFREDERICK SLEIGH ROBERTS
He mentioned to me as a secret, that he is courting a young lady who has, as no doubt you are aware, a bedridden Pa.
GREAT EXPECTATIONSCHARLES DICKENS
I was called upon to help my father, now quite weak and almost bedridden; at all events I could assist him in his correspondence.
The wound that Bud had inflicted had healed slowly and he had lain long bedridden.
A PAGAN OF THE HILLSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK

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