But under the Christian Spanish the product deteriorated sadly.
Angela had gone home by now to see her father, who was now quite old and feeble, and also down to Alexandria to see Eugene's mother, who was also badly deteriorated in health.
Otherwise the balls would all too easily deteriorate into the character of public ones.
In addition to this, their herds gradually deteriorated, for less and less use was made of them; for instance, horses were little required for the campaign against South China, and there was next to no fighting in the north.
I do know they were deteriorating rather rapidly before I locked myself in here.”