Thesaurus / palsy
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Now there was a poor man in the town who was sick of the palsy, so that he could not move; and lay always on a bed.
From its very inaction, idleness ultimately becomes the most active cause of evil; as a palsy is more to be dreaded than a fever.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Thus when the limbs on one side are disabled by a stroke of the palsy, those of the other side are perpetually in motion.
ZOONOMIA, VOL. IIERASMUS DARWIN
And there he was, his six foot three shaking from head to foot like an old man with palsy, and stuttering every word he spoke.
In five minutes nothing remained of the palsy but a slight stiffness, which gradually wore off in the course of the evening.
His hands were shaking as with a palsy, but the fear of death steadied them suddenly when he came to write.
THE PRICEFRANCIS LYNDE
Happily, they made allowances for Bantu palsy, and did not hesitate to ignore it.
A disease of the nervous system marked by the loss of sensation, or voluntary motion, or both; palsy.
A TREATISE ON PHYSIOLOGY AND HYGIENEJOSEPH CHRISMAN HUTCHISON
I asked Nurse what palsy was, and she said ‘a shaking,’ and you are all shaking.
DADDY'S GIRLL. T. MEADE
The grimy, claw-like hand he extended shook as with a palsy.
THE ORDEALCHARLES EGBERT CRADDOCK

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