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Nay, when I agree to do such things, may a righteous God palsy my right arm, and may the earth open and close in upon me forever.
Quin laid a quieting hand on her arm, which was shaking as if with the palsy.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
He's jus like he had a stroke of palsy, hit's a wonder the mewel hedn't killed him stun dead.
At Todmorden a minister was struck with a violent fit of palsy immediately after preaching against the Methodists.
The poor man's hands shook as with the palsy, his step was unsteady, his eye dull and bloodshot.
THE LIFE OF THOMAS WANLESS, PEASANTALEXANDER JOHNSTONE WILSON
Left alone with any one, my mouth dried like sand, my tongue clove to my palate, I shook all over as with a palsy.
It became manifest then that my knees were wabbling, my feet puttering around, my whole lower limbs shaking as if I had the palsy.
She shrank back against him in a palsy of repugnance at about an inch of moving fuzz on a rhododendron.
"They'll kill me," he cried, whilst once more trembling—akin to palsy—seized his limbs.
"UNTO CAESAR"BARONESS EMMUSKA ORCZY
The ancient dame sat almost immovable, but a slight tremor in the head indicated palsy.
JASPER LYLEHARRIET WARD

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