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  • n  the bed on which a sick person lies

  • Back in London, Brian Epstein, the Beatles' manager, discoverer, and cagey promoter par excellence, struggled out of a sickbed and enplaned for Manhattan "to assess the situation.
  • Author and health reporter Lori Hope knows the syndrome from both sides of the sickbed.
  • That consistency owes at least a partial debt to the control that Fidel has continued to exercise, even from his sickbed.

  • Bill Keller in FOXNews
    From his sickbed he hammered out his last words to readers ...... negotiated details of the menu and music for his memorial service, followed the baseball playoffs and the latest congressional scandal with relish,Keller said.
  • Bob Ney in Politico
    When it comes to the worst abuses by the Bush administration, Alberto Gonzales is scurrying under every rock you turn up,Ney said. "Whether it was rushing to the sickbed of his predecessor, John Ashcroft, to try to pressure him to sign off...
  • Bill Clinton in Independent
    When so many still believed that Aids could be contracted through casual contact,Bill Clinton said in 2001, "Diana sat on the sickbed of a man with Aids and held his hand. She showed the world that people with Aids deserve no isolation,...

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