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" At ninety they lose their teeth and hair, they have at that age no distinction of taste, but eat and drink whatever they can get, without relish or appetite. The diseases they were subject to still continue without increasing or diminishing. In talking... "
Miscellanies... - Page 84
by William Makepeace Thackeray - 1873 - 592 pages
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The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life

Jeff McMahan - Philosophy - 2002 - 560 pages
...eat and drink whatever they can get, without relish or appetite. The diseases they were subject to continue, without increasing or diminishing. In talking...appellation of things, and the names of persons, even those who are their nearest friends and relations. For the same reason they can never amuse themselves...
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Gulliver's Travels

Jonathan Swift - Fiction - 2003 - 305 pages
...Civil or Criminal, not even for the Decision of Meers and Bounds.116 At Ninety they lose their Teeth and Hair, they have at that age no Distinction of...or diminishing. In talking they forget the common Appellations of things, and the Names of Persons, even of those who are their nearest Friends and Relations....
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Brave New World?: Theology, Ethics and the Human Genome

Celia Deane-Drummond - Religion - 2003 - 343 pages
...from not dying, all the other consequences of old age attend them: At ninety they lose their teeth and hair, they have at that age no distinction of...increasing or diminishing. In talking they forget the '-'J. Harris, 'Intimations of Immortality: The Ethics and Justice of Life Extending Therapies', unpublished...
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Public Health and Aging: An Introduction to Maximizing Function and Well-being

Steven M. Albert - Medical - 2014 - 304 pages
...but eat and drink whatever they can, without relish or appetite. The diseases they were subject to continue without increasing or diminishing. In talking...persons, even of those who are their nearest friends and relations. For the same reason, they can never amuse themselves with reading because their memory will...
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Lewisian Themes: The Philosophy of David K. Lewis

Frank Jackson, Graham Priest - Philosophy - 2004 - 285 pages
...of Friendship, and dead to all natural Affection ... they lose their Teeth and Hair; they have ... no Distinction of Taste, but eat and drink whatever...Diseases they were subject to, still continue without encreasing or diminishing. In talking they forget the common Appellation of Things, and the Names of...
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Lewisian Themes: The Philosophy of David K. Lewis

Frank Jackson, Graham Priest - Philosophy - 2004 - 285 pages
...get. without Relish or Appetite. The Diseases they were subject to, still continue without encreasing or diminishing. In talking they forget the common...Persons, even of those who are their nearest Friends and Relations. For the same Reason they can never amuse themselves with reading, because their Memory will...
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The Fountain of Youth: Cultural, Scientific, and Ethical Perspectives on a ...

Stephen G. Post, Robert H. Binstock - Medical - 2004 - 496 pages
...them appear to be those who turn to dotage, and entirely lose their memories" (p. 215). By age 90, all "forget the common appellation of things, and the...persons, even of those who are their nearest friends and relations" (p. 215). Suffering with what we would now call progressive dementia, they are "despised...
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The Memory Artists

Jeffrey Moore - Fiction - 2007 - 336 pages
...erased or recorded over. "Here it gets blurred, Mom. Then it goes: At ninety they lose their teeth and hair, they have at that age no distinction of...whatever they can get, without relish or appetite ... In talking they forget the common appellation of things, and the names of persons, even of those...
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The Denial of Aging: Perpetual Youth, Eternal Life, and Other Dangerous ...

M.D., Muriel R Gillick, Muriel R. Gillick - Health & Fitness - 2006 - 341 pages
...there be any doubt that immortality is a curse, Swift tells us that at ninety, "they lose their teeth and hair; they have at that age no distinction of...drink whatever they can get without relish or appetite ... In talking, they forget the common appellation of things, and the names of persons, even of those...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century and Charity and Humour

William Makepeace Thackeray - Literary Collections - 2007 - 283 pages
...civil or criminal, not even for the decision of meers and bounds. "At ninety they lose their teeth and hair; they have at that age no distinction of...reason, they can never amuse themselves with reading, because their memory will not serve to carry them from the beginning of a sentence to the end; and...
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