Category: Body | Type: Glossary Word | Title: Great Expectations (in Context) | Author: Charles Dickens | Ch: Chapter LVII

Referring to diseases associated with the excessive production of bile, often liver, according to humour theory (Search). Miss Hasvisham has a mordant sense of humor and leaves Miss Sarah adequate funds to medicate the temperamental results of biliousness, aggravated by her disappointment at the bequest. 

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