Now, ye'd better think it over; ye've got gout and that makes ye hasty.
I suppose, when death was torturing poor Reddy, (for he died of the goutin his head,) he forgot that the horse had been then skinned more than a twelvemonth.
At this unfortunate period he had passed his seventieth year, and was such a martyr to the gout that his hands were wrapped up in flannel; and half carried, half hobbling upon crutches, he proceeded to the place of execution.
He made the most courtly of his bows, and grinned and waved his hat in as graceful a manner as the gout permitted; and her Ladyship and I replied to the salutation with the utmost politeness and elegance on our parts.
From "Poor Richard's Almanac") 61 V Dialog with the Gout 68 VI A Proposal to Madame Helvetius.
At present my gout is too much upon me to write copies of them.
To return to dinners, next to them, headaches, stomach aches, and indigestion often explain the loss of a game, whilst an acute attack of gout is considered rather advantageous than otherwise.
The gout had mounted to his chest, and they feared every moment that he would be stifled.
Therefore, you could have the gout without having deserved it, and you could have well deserved it, as I believe, and not have had it.
The imperial residence was besieged by crowds of furious women, clamouring to have their babes christened, and guards were doubled at every gate, while Charles sat within, enfeebled by gout and reluctant to face the coming peril.
Charles was suffering from gout and fever, and Christina was shocked to see his altered appearance.
The doctor had said, after hearing that the gout had almost entirely disappeared, "You have made a bad bargain in exchanging gout for hypertrophy.
This is what my husband himself wrote to his friend:-- "The worst of me just now for making inquiries, is that on getting up this morning I found I had an attack of gout in my right knee.
And now that their father was subject to attacks of gout and not so sure of immunity from colds, was he to continue to have the care of horses and to drive in an open carriage in all weathers?
Perhaps when you take less exercise the gout may return, and the heart be relieved at once.
It is admirable wine--true Falernian--but I have already exceeded my prescribed quantity, and the gout holds me in its horrid clutch.
The king was ill, the gout chained him to his chamber, and during the last few sleepless nights a presentiment weighed upon the spirit of the ruler of Prussia.
There he rallied a little, and returned to Cambridge, where, on the 24th of July, he was seized with a severe attack of gout in the stomach.
But hold--I feel my gout decrease, My troubles laid to rest, And truths which would disturb my peace, Are painful truths at best.
Just as gout is said to skip a generation and pass from grandfather to grandson, resemblances not uncommonly follow the same course.
The attack of gout was protracted by the great winter cold and lasted some months.
While Chatham was suffering from gout and Conway from indecision, Townshend had opportunities for mischief.
Soon after its ignominious rejection the gout laid hold on Chatham, and he did not appear in parliament again for two years.