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Usage examples for abortion

  1. It was of no consequence except that it contained what was probably the first attempt at that modern literary abortion, the composite novel. – Mark Twain, A Biography, Vol. 1, Part 1, 1835-1866 The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine
  2. He was an infant abortion- the evil fruit of an evil deed- and I threw him out to the waves,- as I told you, long ago. – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  3. The question of abortion grips our nation. – State of the Union Addresses of Ronald Reagan by Ronald Reagan
  4. I do want to think that this great universe we see around us isn't all a mistake and an abortion. – Philistia by Grant Allen
  5. When purchasing bulls or cows, ascertain whether the farm you purchased from has Contagious Abortion. – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek
  6. The evidence set before that Committee suggested that there has been an increase in criminal abortion in the last decade. – Report of the Committee of Inquiry into the Various Aspects of the Problem of Abortion in New Zealand by David G. McMillan Janet Fraser Sylvia G. Chapman Thomas F. Corkhill Tom L. Paget
  7. Each commonwealth has enacted its own statutes for the regulation of abortion. – The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy by J. Morris Slemons
  8. It must be explained that a certain number of cases of abortion occur perfectly innocently as the result of some condition of ill health, or, occasionally, as the result of accident. – Report of the Committee of Inquiry into the Various Aspects of the Problem of Abortion in New Zealand by David G. McMillan Janet Fraser Sylvia G. Chapman Thomas F. Corkhill Tom L. Paget
  9. The twelfth day the messenger returned with this account- that he found and left Mrs. Donne very sad, sick in her bed, and that, after a long and dangerous labour, she had been delivered of a dead child: and upon examination, the abortion proved to be the same day, and about the very hour, that Mr. Donne affirmed he saw her pass by him in his chamber. – Miscellanies upon Various Subjects by John Aubrey
  10. Hamlet, Oedipus, and The Cenci, Mrs Warren's Profession, Brieux's Maternite, and Les Avaries, Maeterlinck's Monna Vanna and Mr. Granville Barker's Waste may or may not be great poems, or edifying sermons, or important documents, or charming romances: our tribal citizens know nothing about that and do not want to know anything: all that they do know is that incest, prostitution, abortion, contagious diseases, and nudity are improper, and that all conversations, or books, or plays in which they are discussed are improper conversations, improper books, improper plays, and should not be allowed. – The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet by George Bernard Shaw
  11. I do, therefore, trust that your contributor has stamped with an iron heel upon the head of the filthy abortion, and put an end to its crawlings. – Studies in Literature by John Morley
  12. It is a matter of common knowledge that a mother must be shielded during pregnancy from any experience involving shock or fright, since these exert a harmful effect on the developing embryo, and may in extreme cases result in abortion, or in physical deformity or mental weakness in the child. – The Practice of Autosuggestion by C. Harry Brooks
  13. I feared to pass openly on the road- two roads, in fact- opposite the house, for discovery and pursuit at this time would mean the abortion of the whole enterprise. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
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