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- ‘Of course, while the laws of nature remain as they are, you can no more promise future immunity to convalescents with an agued frame who remain in malarious regions, than you can promise the anxious sailor that future winds will not again create waves.’
- ‘The heat got up to a punishing 87 today, but my medication got me through that by lowering my body temp until I shivered under my quilt in an agued state.’
- ‘Your enemy will on the instant feel a certain inexpressible and cutting anguish of the heart, together with an agued chilliness and failure throughout the body.’
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