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507 examples of gout in sentences

So although he had a touch of the gout, in a trice they were come to Dis's door.

Angy, I be afraid we'll git the gout a-livin' so high.

The admiral now suffered from ophthalmia, gout, and a complication of diseases.

In the same way, herb-gerard was called from St. Gerard, who was formerly invoked against gout, a complaint for which this plant was once in high repute.

A German remedy for gout is to take hold of an oak, or of a young shoot already felled, and to repeat these words: "Oak-shoot, I to thee complain, All the torturing gout plagues me; I cannot go for it, Thou canst stand it.

A German remedy for gout is to take hold of an oak, or of a young shoot already felled, and to repeat these words: "Oak-shoot, I to thee complain, All the torturing gout plagues me; I cannot go for it, Thou canst stand it.

Horse-radish, crane's-bill, strawberry, and herb-gerard are old remedies for gout, and in Westphalia apple-juice mixed with saffron is administered for jaundice; while an old remedy for boils is dock-tea.

The best-known essay is that on "Ancient and Modern Learning," but Lamb refers also to those "On Health and Long Life," "Of the Cure of the Gout," "Of Gardening."

In this number was Sydenham, whose health began to fail in the fifty-second year of his age, by the frequent attacks of the gout, to which he was subject for a great part of his life, and which was afterwards accompanied with the stone in the kidneys, and, its natural consequence, bloody urine.

He was, generally, healthful, and capable of much labour and long application; but in the latter years of his life was afflicted with the gout, which he endeavoured to cure or alleviate by a total abstinence both from strong liquors and animal food.

From animal food he abstained about four years, and from strong liquors much longer; but the gout continued unconquered, perhaps unabated.

[801] Hawkins (Life, 562) says that this November Johnson said to him:'What a man am I, who have got the better of three diseases, the palsy, the gout, and the asthma, and can now enjoy the conversation of my friends, without the interruptions of weakness or pain.'

There sat Lancelot by the cover-side, his knees aching with cold and wet, thanking his stars that he was not one of the whippers-in who were lashing about in the dripping cover, laying up for themselves, in catering for the amusement of their betters, a probable old age of bed-ridden torture, in the form of rheumatic gout.

It is believed that Lucian lived to be ninety, and it is assumed, since he wrote a burlesque drama on gout, that the cause of his death was not simply old age.

Gout may have been the immediate cause of death.

I have the gout in my hand.

For his own part, he said, as Lord M. was so subject to gout, he was afraid, that the compliment he had just proposed to make him, might, if made, occasion a larger suspension than he could bear to think of; and if it did, it would vex him to the heart that he had made it.

My old friend Wycherly did so, when he was older than I am, on purpose to plague his nephew: and, in spite of this gout, I might have a child or two still.

My devilish gout, God help mebut I will not say what I was going to say.

it turned to a smart gout-fit; and I had the mortification instead of him.

'My Lord M.'s gout his only hindrance from visiting my spouse.

The Muses have seldom employed your thoughts, but when some violent fit of the gout has snatched you from Affairs of State: and, like the priestess of APOLLO, you never come to deliver his oracles, but unwillingly, and in torment.

Besides, he has had the gout a good deal lately, and is more irritable than usual.

Madness is as much corporal distemper as the gout or asthma, never occasioned by affliction, or to be cured by the enjoyment of their extravagant wishes.

Passion may indeed bring on a fit, but the disease is lodged in the blood, and it is not more ridiculous to attempt to relieve the gout by an embroidered slipper, than to restore reason by the gratification of wild desires.

These falconers disperse themselves in companies of 100 or 200 together, and most of the birds that are taken are brought to the khan; who, on account of the gout, which has disabled him from riding, sits in a wooden house, covered with lions skins, and hung within with cloth of gold, which is carried on the backs of two elephants.

He was what used to be called "a good liver," and took but little exercise, thus laying the foundation for gout, a disease which tormented him in the decline of life.

No wonder that gout was the pervading disease among county squires, and even among authors and statesman.

Neither blindness, nor gout, nor age, nor penury, nor domestic afflictions, nor political disappointments, nor abuse, nor proscription, nor neglect had power to disturb his sedate and majestic patience.

Then a seizure of the gout compelled him to seek relief from the use of the Bath waters; and he returned from that place to college, with the hope of a recovery from his complaint.

Do you not know that it is the slave of fever, of gout, ophthalmia, dysentery, of a tyrant, of fire, of iron, of everything which is stronger?

It is very necessary that they should have something to which to cling: like the gentleman of whom our friend Montaigne speaks who, when the gout attacked him, would have been very angry if he had not been able to say: "Cursed ham!"

[Lat.]; hurt, cut; sore, soreness; discomfort, malaise; cephalalgia [Med.], earache, gout, ischiagra^, lumbago, neuralgia, odontalgia^, otalgia^, podagra^, rheumatism, sciatica; tic douloureux [Fr.], toothache, tormina^, torticollis^. spasm, cramp; nightmare, ephialtes^; crick, stitch; thrill, convulsion, throe; throb &c (agitation) 315; pang; colic; kink.

In my way back from Roehampton met Lord Ravensworth, who told me the King had the gout, and that he had given the Guelphic ribbon to his three sons- in-law.

The King has the gout.

Talleyrand said, 'Il n'y a jamais de modรฉration, oรน il n'y a pas de goรปtet il n'y a pas de gout dans l'amour de la popularitรฉ!'

He wears garniture on the toes of his shoes to justify his pretensions to the gout, or such other malady that for the time being is most in fashion or request.

The stories of foreign lands were interspersed with others illustrating the habits of society; one for example, told how a certain rich man was cured of the gout, showing how, while most of the diseases of the poor originate in the want of food and necessaries, the rich are generally the victims of their own sloth and intemperance.

I am sitting opposite a person who is making strange distortions with the gout, which is not unpleasantto me at least.

This is a rough thought suggested by the presence of gout; I want head to extricate it and plane it.

we did not one of us go to bed all night, and nothing slept but my gout."

Then there was the disastrous case of the Little Red Doctor, who set out to attend a highly interesting consultation at 4 P.M. and, hearing Grandfather Ananias strike three, erroneously concluded that he had spare time to stop in for a peek at Madame Tallafferr's gout (which was really vanity in the guise of tight shoes), and reached the hospital, only to find it all over and the patient dead.

Though fallen from power, after a bad beating at the polls, there is no knowing but that he may rise again, and hold once more in those tired old hands, shiny with rheumatic gout, and now twitching feebly under the discomfort of a superimposed malady, the reins of democratic and imperial power.

My great-uncle occupied an armchair, or, in attacks of gout, a couch on one side of a large open chimney....

We have constant reasons for noticing the transmission of qualities from parents to offspring, and we find it hard to hold a child accountable in any moral point of view for inherited bad temper or tendency to drunkenness,as hard as we should to blame him for inheriting gout or asthma.

At all events, let me hear from you soon: I say, at all events, not excepting the gout in your fingers.

" For these offices he mentions that his fee is fifty guineas, but he will take ten pounds, adding: "I can cure the itchy pitchy, Palsy, and the gout; Pains within or pains without; A broken leg or a broken arm, Or a broken limb of any sort.

He lived some twenty-five years with me, however, but so punished with Gout that we found Bath the best wintering-place for many, many seasons.

Gout, such as I never knew, fastened on his fingers, distorting them into every dreadful shape. ...

He retired to the country in a fit of disgust and gout.

* Major Rennellclarum et venerabile nomennow in his 87th year, possesses in full vigour, for the happiness of himself and friends, all those intellectual faculties which have so eminently distinguished his long and useful life; who, suffering little short of martyrdom, from the frequent attacks of gout, still devotes hours and days to his favourite pursuit; uniting with his studies all the playfulness and vivacity of youth.

" I've never been told how the pair came out The Grasshopper starved to death, no doubt, And the Ant grew richer, and had the gout, As most of his brethren do; I know that it's better to save one's pelf,

In 1767, when it had become the largest inn in England, it was the headquarters of Lord Chatham who, while on the road, developed an attack of gout and, shutting himself up in his room, remained there some weeks.


He did not, indeed, engage in the campaign actively in person, having just now a fit of the gout, either real or pretended; but his lieutenant-general was an old soldier who cared chiefly for his duty, and Catiline's bandreckless and desperate men who had gathered to his camp from all motives and from all quarterswere at length brought to bay, and died fighting hard to the last.

He was fed daily from the table of his owner, and almost made a parlour guest; taking tea, toast, bread and butter, soup, boiled and roast meats, vegetables, pastry, &c., with as much gout as any member of a club in his vicinity.

De Harlay, who on receipt of her message was confined to his bed by gout, immediately caused himself to be dressed, and proceeded in a chair to the Augustine monastery; where he had scarcely arrived when the Duc d'Epernon entered the hall, and declared the will of the late King, and

He had long suffered both by the gout and gravel, and more lately the erysipelas seized one of his legs.

When at length the Earl began to suffer from the gout, his faithful family songster recorded that also in her amiable verse, and prayed that "the bad disease" May you but brief unfrequent visits find To prove you patient, your Ardelia kind.

'Tis the gout'tis the gout!"

The Judge, however, was in gout; he was feverish too; and the attack, though very short, was sharp; and when, in about a fortnight, it subsided, his ferocious joviality did not return.

I wish I were well purged of my gout.

The doctor said he was troubled with hypochondria, and that his gout was still lurking in his system, and ordered him to that ancient haunt of crutches and chalk-stones, Buxton.

But the Doctor, who was an energetic son of Aesculapius, would listen to no croaking, told the Judge he was full of gout, and in his present condition no judge even of his own case, but promised him leave to pronounce on all those melancholy questions, a fortnight later.

He was overcharged with gout, and he must not provoke an attack, till the waters of Buxton should do that office for him, in their own salutary way.

Falernianbut I have already exceeded my prescribed quantity, and the gout holds me in its horrid clutch."

Chacun ร  son gout!

428-30; gout due to abstinence, i. 103, n. 3: see JOHNSON, health; gown, Master of Arts, i. 347; graces, valued the, iii. 54; grandfather, could hardly tell who was his, ii. 261; gratitude, i. 487; grave, request about it, iv.

227, 401, n. 2; threatened with an operation, iv. 239; gout, 241; 1783-4, asthma and dropsy, iv.

" Was there gout in Sir Bale's case, or 'vapours'?

No trembling of the hands, no rheum in the eyes, no knocking together of the knees, no hobbling on crutches with what polite society terms rheumatism in the feet, but what everybody knows is nothing but gout.

LE GOUT du malheur.

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LE GOUT du malheur.


" He had just lost, a few months previously, the intimate and faithful adviser and friend of his whole life: Cardinal George d'Amboise, seized at Milan with a fit of the gout, during which Louis tended him with the assiduity and care of an affectionate brother, died at Lyons on the 25th of May, 1510, at fifty years of age.

On hearing these sad tidings, Louis XII., though suffering from an attack of gout, had himself moved in a litter from Paris to Amiens, and ordered Prince Francis of Angouleme, heir to the throne, to go and take command of the army, march it back to the defensive line of the Somme, and send a garrison to Tournai.

Three days afterwards the marriage was solemnized there in state, and Louis, who had suffered from gout during the ceremony, carried off his young queen to Paris, after having had her crowned at St. Denis Mary Tudor had given up the German prince, who was destined to become Charles V., but not the handsome English nobleman she loved.

" Louis XII., in fact, had died that very day, at midnight, from an attack of gout and a rapid decline.

It was pity when this malady of gout attacked him, for he was not an old man.

He was ill, suffering from a violent attack of gout; two of his friends led him with difficulty to his place, and supported him during his long speech; being exhausted, he sat down towards the end, contrary to all the usages of the House, without, however, having once faltered in his attacks upon a peace too easily made, of which it was due to him that England was able to dictate the conditions.

Not long after this I found in my self all the Symptoms of the Gout, except Pain, but was cured of it by a Treatise upon the Gravel, written by a very Ingenious Author, who (as it is usual for Physicians to convert one Distemper into another) eased me of the Gout by giving me the Stone.

Not long after this I found in my self all the Symptoms of the Gout, except Pain, but was cured of it by a Treatise upon the Gravel, written by a very Ingenious Author, who (as it is usual for Physicians to convert one Distemper into another) eased me of the Gout by giving me the Stone.

Dr. Dry gave us an instance of a gentleman who kept the gout out of his stomach by drinking old Madeira.

Here the journal breaks off: for the next morning, as my friend informs me, our genial academick was waked with a severe fit of the gout; and, at present, enjoys all the dignity of that disease.

Hand and heart man: And what their feet can doe, I could have tript it Before this whorson gout.

' A more raffish place was the Dog and Duck in St. George's Fields, which boasted mineral springs, good for gout, stone, king's evil, sore eyes, and inveterate cancers.

" "Your father is getting the best of the gout," said Mrs. Hepburn, returning.

It is now supposed to be a principal ingredient in the celebrated French gout medicine L'Eau Medicinale.

THE HOP.The flowers and seed-vessels are used in gout and rheumatism, under the form of infusion in boiling-water.

Sir Philip, perhaps from anxiety and fretting, had a fit of the gout, and Anne kept herself and her charge within the garden or the street of the town.

Colonel Clifford received her with warm affection and old-fashioned courtesy; but as he was disabled by a violent fit of gout, he deputed Walter to attend to her on foot and horseback.

All these things were too much for a man with gout in his system; Colonel Clifford had a worse attack of that complaint than ever; it rose from his feet to other parts of his frame, and he took to his bed.

I know a first-class gout doctor in London; he has cured it more than once.

The gout is creeping upward, and will inevitably kill him if we can't get it down.

" "Irroy's Carte d'Or," suggested the patient, entering into the business with a certain feeble alacrity that showed his gout had not always been unconnected with imprudence in diet.

"There is no medicinal cure for gout," said he; "pain is a mere symptom, and colchicum soothes that pain, not by affecting the disease, but by stilling the action of the heart.

Gou Taste, smell " Gout.

Hogue Tainted " Haut gout.

And he is often unwell; he can't do without me when he has the gout, and I ought not to leave him to himself.