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The owner—the Consumptive, I call him, as his night work has damaged his lungs—grew very friendly one day, and confidential.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
The Consumptive is, as I have said, a man of great resource; but he has for once been within a hair's breadth of disaster.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
The consumptive bends over his work, fearfully eyeing the keeper's measuring stick.
Hippocrates pointed out as one of the symptoms of consumption the spes phthisical or consumptive hope.
It was made up of a consumptive wife, a young husband and one or two children.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
Before the door stood a small consumptive-looking man in a light check suit.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Indoors and back East he would probably have been a consumptive; out here, he was merely short-winded.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
A consumptive should have his own bed, and, if possible, his own room.
On the occasion of this visit I observed that the girl was of a very phlegmatic temperament and somewhat consumptive.
It was like a hectic flush—the deceptive seeming of health on the cheek of the consumptive.

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