After the departure of the Romans the baths seem to have been long neglected, but were again frequented in the 16th century, when the chapel of St Anne was hung round with the crutches of those who were supposed to owe their cure to her healing powers; these interesting relics were destroyed at the Reformation.
To its curative powers many crutches and ex voto objects, hung round the well, as in the Lourdes Grot, bear ample witness.
A statue of the Virgin stands on a rock projecting above the grotto, the walls of which are covered with crutches atld other votive offerings; the spot, which is resorted to by multitudes of pilgrims from all quarters of the world, is marked by a basilica built above the grotto and consecrated in 1876.
(1891), rightly protests against Hamilton's combination of Scottish and German schools which will not coalesce, and exhorts the former " to M throw away its crutches of impressions, instincts, suggestions, and common sense, and give the mind a power of seeing things directly."
After Colberts day, when the crutches lent by privilege were removed, his achievements lost vigour; industries that ministered to luxury alone escaped decay; the others became exhausted in struggling against the persistent and teasing opposition of the municipal bodies and the bourgeoisieconceited, ignorant and terrified at any innovationand against the blind and intolerant policy of Louis XIV.
At first you will need crutches or a frame to walk.
He was educated at the village school until the age of twelve, and owing to congenital lameness had to walk with crutches.
The team of doctors, social workers and health workers fit leg braces, provide crutches and give physiotherapy.
Full weight bearing can be allowed without crutches, splint or plaster cast.
He has cerebral palsy, using crutches or a scooter for mobility.
Likewise, formal rules both for spelling and reading are at best temporary crutches.
Tony is now clear from MRSA infection, however he is totally reliant on elbow crutches to get about.
Tim Register with Janie Spencer Tim Register and Janie Spencer have co-created a pair of stunning aluminum crutches.
crutches for a year.
crutches for a very long time?
Nelson is never fazed by wheelchairs or crutches - he never sees the wheelchair, just the person.
I use aluminum forearm crutches in weaker periods, tho that night I had only a cane.
hobble round on my crutches, I have plenty of time to reflect on a brilliant week in Scotland.
hobblerding to reports, Hulk Hogan was spotted hobbling on crutches at a party in Miami that his daughter Brooke was signing at.
leaning heavily on crutches.
Baldwin, 53, suffers from spastic paraplegia, uses crutches, and says using cannabis helped to combat debilitating leg spasms.
Baldwin, who suffers from spastic paraplegia and needs crutches to walk, did not have to pay any more.
Kieron Dyer is now on crutches with shin splint problems after a long injury lay-off.
The steps were an impediment to the girl on crutches trying to get to class.
Doctors warned he may never walk again, but he walked out of the hospital on crutches twelve days later.
TDI's test also measures how well the dog does around people with mobility equipment like wheelchairs and crutches.
In addition to RICE, people with grade II and grade III sprains in the ankle or knee often need to use crutches until the sprains have healed enough to bear weight.
Assistive technology, including wheelchairs, walkers, shoe inserts, crutches, and braces, are often required.
Matt Roloff uses crutches to get around, as well as a motorized cart on occasion.
Her husband, Sean, a local postman is still on crutches following an accident some months.
spastic paraplegia and needs crutches to walk, did not have to pay any more.
I came out of it with only a severely sprained right ankle, which meant crutches.
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