Sentence Examples

  • He was fragile, narrow-shouldered and of a sickly constitution.
  • Of male heirs to the crownfor after many years of wedlock with Catherine of Aragon Henrys sole issue was one sickly daughterhe had been foolish enough to remark that if anything should happen to the king he himself was close in succession to the crown.
  • The duke, a sickly and vacillating man, said nothing to Castlereagh, and took no steps, and Canning did not enlighten his colleague.
  • This work, the Biathanatos, is an attempt to show that "the scandalous disease of headlong dying," to which Donne himself in his unhappy moods had "often such a sickly inclination," was not necessarily and essentially sinful.

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