Dean noticed her frail form near the front, seated alone.
He gave the frail woman a hug and described the reason for his visit.
Lana smiled, amused at such hardcore words from a woman whose frail frame would struggle under the weight of a laser shotgun.
She felt somehow drawn to the picture of a frail looking girl with dark eyes that looked out hauntingly from a delicately beautiful face.
Though he discharged his civic duties in spite of a frail physique, he emphasized the sorrows of life; and yet he advocated no hopeless resignation, but rather the remedy of work, and took as his model Heracles, the embodiment of virile activity.
Daniel was a frail but clever child, and his family made great sacrifices to give him and his elder brother Ezekiel a good education.
These frail insects, the majority of which have wings of the type described above, are further characterized by the presence of minute but distinct maxillulae, while the inner lobe (lacinia) of the first maxilla is an elongate, hard structure (the " pick," fig.
While the sea of history remains calm the ruler-administrator in his frail bark, holding on with a boat hook to the ship of the people and himself moving, naturally imagines that his efforts move the ship he is holding on to.
Betsy was alone on the porch but as we approached, Martha opened the screen door, her arm around a frail looking man, about five-seven, who wore an off-center toupee and a fragile smile.
In a volume entitled Taine, historien de la Revolution frail gaise (1908), Aulard has submitted the method of the eminent philosopher to a criticism, severe, perhaps even unjust, but certainly well-informed.
As he started to leave, he turned to the frail woman who was rolling a piece of paper into her typewriter.
Darkyn's daughter appeared frail and gaunt, her skin a shade or two darker than the white pillow beneath her head.
Lowell's mother meanwhile was living, sometimes at home, sometimes at a neighbouring hospital, with clouded mind, and his wife was in frail health.
Klemming, in Prosadikter frail medeltiden).
But Edward's title had been expressly sanctioned by act of parliament, so that there was no more room for election in his case than in that of George I., and the real motive of the changes was to shorten the weary ceremony for the frail child.
He laboured still, in mingled hope and apprehension, "to prop the frail and worthless fabric,"7 but for its spiritual content of democracy he had no understanding, and even in its nationalism he had little hope.
As old and frail as I am, I still wish to fight the barbarians, but my advisor warns me I'll soon follow the path of my mad father.
The frail wooden ploughs with a lance-headed share that only scratched the surface soil, were then superseded by iron ploughs; steam threshers replaced the oxen which trod out the corn, and modern implements were widely adopted.
Amid many sufferings, however, and frequent attacks of sickness, he manfully pursued his course; nor was it till his frail body, torn by many and painful diseases - fever, asthma, stone, and gout, the fruits for the most part of his sedentary habits and unceasing activity - had, as it were, fallen to pieces around him, that his indomitable spirit relinquished the conflict.
The relaxing by the Allies of their frail hold upon the outer coastline of the Gallipoli Peninsula had been effected more successfully than the most sanguine amongst them had permitted themselves to hope for.
And for the briberies and gifts wherewith I am charged, when the book of hearts shall be opened, I hope I shall not be found to have the troubled fountain of a corrupt heart in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice, howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the abuse of the times."
Soon the irresistible charm of a book which gratified the imagination of the reader with all the action and scenery of a fairy tale, which exercised his ingenuity by setting him to discover a multitude of curious analogies, which interested his feelings for human beings, frail like himself, and struggling with temptations from within and from without, which every moment drew a smile from him by some stroke of quaint yet simple pleasantry, and nevertheless left on his mind a sentiment of reverence for God and of sympathy for man, began to produce its effect.
She displays throughout much greater real refinement of feeling than the more highflying Roxana, and is at any rate flesh and blood, if the flesh be somewhat frail and the blood somewhat hot.
In her self-revelations she followed Rousseau, her first master in style, but while Rousseau in his Confessions darkened all the shadows, George Sand is the heroine of her story, often frail and faulty, but always a woman more sinned against than sinning.
She was far too frail.
They know that Man is weakened, become frail.
frail craft to land.
frail patients or at the extremes of ages.
frail old lady carrying a plastic bag, was led in.
He looks frail, with a bony shoulder poking out of his faded Batman T-shirt.
frail to travel from Moscow.
Western House provides care for elderly women who are physically frail mainly from the East Herts area.
Age Concern Buckinghamshire runs two Rural Day Centers to help overcome the major problem of isolation for those who are mentally frail.
Gillian has hurt her foot, and W is quite frail and stiff.
The organization fights for the quality of care and the services provided for elderly, frail and disabled senior citizens.
However, their owner is too frail to take them on the long journey to the vet.
Physically Christopher was a rather frail child who was quite small in stature.
Day 3 Sunday finds most of us feeling fairly frail.
In 1952 the King, a heavy smoker and in increasingly frail health, suffered a fatal stroke.
I notice you did not call in the vet for Fergie and if she got or gets very frail would you put her down?
What a terrible situation for our travelers, to be thus overtaken by a tempest in a frail bark which they could not manage!
And Neil Young, tho he has had a recent brush with mortality, no longer appears frail, but robust and hearty.
A similar judgment may be passed upon those Paulician, Albigensian, Paterine and Epicurean dissenters from the Catholic creed who opposed the phalanxes of orthodoxy with frail imaginative weapons, and alarmed established orders in the state by the audacity of their communistic opinions.
Sue is a stipendiary minister of the United Reformed Church in Edinburgh, working particularly in ministry with the frail elderly.
The project uses state-of-the art " smart technologies ", which help frail elderly people to live independently in their own homes.
Glockenspiel, strings, reeds, world percussion and programming combine to create classy, intelligent, frail and melancholy pieces.
Lane End Day Center £ 4,000.00 The organization offers day care for the frail, older people of Lane End and surrounding villages.
As the tempers grow frail, a war might break out; and both countries have nuclear capability.
On arrival at Boxy House, we found the door open and a frail old lady cowering behind it.
Her performance is more sure-footed and after a fall leaves the frail pensioner on the floor and reflecting on her life and cleaning routine.
poke looks frail, with a bony shoulder poking out of his faded Batman T-shirt.
His eyes sparkled with moisture which seemed to mock the frail dryness of his skin.
We are but four frail spinsters, and unschooled in the harsh arts of survival out here on the steppe.
stipendiary minister of the United Reformed Church in Edinburgh, working particularly in ministry with the frail elderly.
His family sitting beside his bedside holding his now frail hand, feeling so useless as they watched his young life slipping away.
day care for the frail, older people of Lane End and surrounding villages.
A good posture and breathing exercises and huffing technique will also help with expectorating if the patient is not too frail.
frail pensioner on the floor and reflecting on her life and cleaning routine.
frail creatures and we can only take so much!
This disabled and frail subsection of the older population deserves better services than it gets.
What a terrible situation for our travelers, to be thus overtaken by a tempest in a frail bark which they could not manage !
In the years following that 2002 hit, Bosworth grew increasingly thin and frail.
During that broadcast, she was frail and very thin, weighing only 65 pounds.
In 2003, the band released Frail Words Collapse on Metal Blade Records.
Many seniors with day-to-day limitations are not frail enough to require nursing homes, though they clearly need assistance.
Senior companions-as a part of the Senior Corps group, senior companions accompany frail, aged individuals in need.
The three-step program of shampoo, conditioner, and styling products is suitable for different hair textures, including very fine or frail hair, and they are also designed to work well with color-treated hair.
What are the pros and cons of using warfarin in a frail elderly person tenuously hanging on to an independent existence?
Although born in New York, Mr Roosevelt spent much of his boyhood at Oyster Bay, the country home of his father, on Long Island Sound, where he began with a distinct purpose, unusual among boys of his age, to build up a naturally frail physique by rowing and swimming in the waters of Long Island Sound, and by riding over the hills and tramping through the woods of Long Island.
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