Sentence Examples with the word bedridden

The carnage of the Terror spread far beyond the clergy and the nobility, beyond even the middle class, for peasants and artisans were among the victims. It spread far beyond those who could conspire or rebel, for bedridden old men and women and young boys and girls were often sacrificed.

It grew gradually worse, and developed into what his contemporaries called leprosya loathsome skin disease accompanied by bouts of fever, which sometimes kept him bedridden for months at a time.

A fortnight afterwards her keys and her money were confiscated, while she, bedridden and unable to move her hand, could only ply the terrible weapon of her bitter and fiery tongue.