'Hypochondriacal crotchets' are often the product of dyspepsia, and valetudinarianism and pessimism are not unrarely found together. From Wordnik.com. [No Animal Food and Nutrition and Diet with Vegetable Recipes] Reference
"That affectation of valetudinarianism is growing on Mrs. Winstanley,". From Wordnik.com. [Vixen, Volume III.] Reference
They should savor not of valetudinarianism, but of athletic development. From Wordnik.com. [How to Live Rules for Healthful Living Based on Modern Science] Reference
It is some consolation to know that he did not suffer much, and that perhaps, had he recovered from the illness, his health would have been so affected that great valetudinarianism would have been inevitable. From Wordnik.com. [Memoirs of the Life and Correspondence of Henry Reeve, C.B., D.C.L. In Two Volumes. Volume II.] Reference
But then, on the other hand, I must insist that our grounds of judgment in this matter be very large and liberal; and that to require or to expect a poet to teach better morals than are taught by Nature and Providence argues either a disqualifying narrowness of mind in us, or else a certain moral valetudinarianism which poetry is not bound to respect. From Wordnik.com. [Shakespeare: His Life, Art, And Characters, Volume I. With An Historical Sketch Of The Origin And Growth Of The Drama In England] Reference
It is true that, by possibility, some derangements of the human system are not incompatible with happiness: and a celebrated German author of the last century, Von Hardenberg -- better known by his assumed name of Novalis -- maintained, that certain modes of ill health, or valetudinarianism, were pre-requisites towards certain modes of intellectual development. From Wordnik.com. [Theological Essays and Other Papers — Volume 1] Reference
Apparel insufficient to keep out the cold and the rain, or so fitted upon the person that the functions of life are restrained; late hours, filled with excitement and feasting; free draughts of wine, that make one not beastly intoxicated, but only fashionably drunk; and luxurious indolence -- are the instruments by which this unreal life pushes its disciples into valetudinarianism and the grave. From Wordnik.com. [The Abominations of Modern Society] Reference
For people with fluctuating or deteriorating conditions, if not for everyone, the alternative to at least sometimes acting the risk-taking jerk is probably determined valetudinarianism. From Wordnik.com. [Blogging Against Disabilism: disabilism within disability] Reference
It arose from no moral valetudinarianism 91. From Wordnik.com. [Critical Miscellanies, Vol. 3 (of 3) Essay 2: The Death of Mr Mill - Essay 3: Mr Mill's Autobiography] Reference
This is a meager allotment of space in which to explain why a small, poor country outside the mainstream of European development ” Hill accurately describes her medieval status as 'colonial' ” rose to be one of the richest nations in the world in a matter of two centuries, why the same nation also took the lead in the process of technological expansion and development known as the Industrial Revolution, and why in the twentieth century she has subsided into a chronic state of economic valetudinarianism. From Wordnik.com. [England Atomized] Reference
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