For one of them, in fact, it was positively his thirtieth birthday; poor soul, how decrepitly he flitted in front of motor trucks.
"Pipefuls" by Christopher Morley
The firelight was casting its last shadows on the decrepit walls.
"The Dean's Watch" by Erckmann-Chatrian
Among such a crowd a wine-sodden and decrepit old man was not likely to attract particular attention.
"The Albert Gate Mystery" by Louis Tracy
Say, foolish man, what else can a poor, helpless, decrepit, broken-down creature like yourself do for me?
"Count Ulrich of Lindburg" by W.H.G. Kingston
Decrepit, as befits that stage.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866" by Various
Near-by a wardrobe, equally remote if more decrepit, leaned against the wall to maintain the balance jeopardized by a missing foot.
"The Flaw in the Sapphire" by Charles M. Snyder
The least decrepit of the beggars, armed with Helen's largesse of copper coin, had joined them from beneath the portico.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
Then he found a decrepit bell and pulled it.
"The Man Who Lost Himself" by H. De Vere Stacpoole
Remove your unwholesomelooking person from my sight and convey the decrepit vehicle of your spirit to San Diego.
"Greener Than You Think" by Ward Moore
No matter how high may be their station, the aged and decrepit are counted a burden.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
A decrepit Frenchman, patient in the performance of duty, blew feeble blasts on a small horn.
"Our Casualty And Other Stories" by James Owen Hannay, AKA George A. Birmingham
Hope to the Lord that I'll never be Old and decrepit and useless as he.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume VIII (of X)" by Various
He seemed to have suddenly become aged and decrepit.
"The End of the Rainbow" by Marian Keith
It is customary with these Indians, to destroy such persons among them as become aged and decrepit.
"Travels in North America, From Modern Writers" by William Bingley
It was a woman, elderly, decrepit, and apparently poor.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
Her grandfather and grandmother are old and decrepit.
"Turn About Eleanor" by Ethel M. Kelley
His decrepit neighbor's house had burned a few weeks before, and Jack had gotten lumber and rebuilt the house himself.
"A Story of the Red Cross" by Clara Barton
He was an old decrepit man, with bright ferocious eyes gleaming through his elf-locks.
"Tales from Blackwood, Volume 7" by Various
It was adorned with decrepit images, and held a large wooden statue of the Virgin.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
Behind a high but aged and decrepit board fence I indulged my rural and unclerical tastes.
"The Galaxy" by Various
Decrepit bank-owned homes blight cities.
A Short History of Chicago's Beautiful, Decrepit Guyon Hotel.
Decrepit Waco animal shelter reflects poorly on city, county officials.
Who owns that decrepit block.
But Decrepit Birth makes a good case for being the perfect gateway through which the metal-phobic could enter the darkened realm — provided that the prospective listener could overlook that scary-sounding name.
Today this West African city is a slumbering and decrepit citadel at the southern edge of the Sahara, in Mali, one of the poorest countries in the world.
Decrepit Elevators, Built for Times Long Past, Torment New York Hospitals.
These days, some of its key combat aircraft are being described with terms like geriatric, or decrepit.
The ancient and decrepit institution of the Electoral College lives on.
Decrepit old buildings are now art and fashion districts with rooftop bars and galleries, while trendy weekend markets sell craft beer and fresh local produce.
As building materials are difficult to come by, many of Havana 's streets have decrepit or collapsing structures.
With a maniacal clown in a decrepit New England cemetery.
Decrepit, unsafe RivCo Jail, grafted onto downtown Riverside's Historic County Courthouse decades ago, came down this summer.
The recent vote in Catalonia in favor of independence will create more problems for economically decrepit Spain.
Rick Bowmer/The Associated Press In this June 12, 2008 photo shows the Oregon State Hospital in Salem, Ore. Oregon's decrepit state hospital was made famous as the set for the classic film "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest".