Usage examples for abortion

  1. The wretch answered with a smile that she might as well tell her plainly that it would be easy to procure abortion – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. I do not suppose the hopeful gentleman hopes for this; but some of us find the abortion he does hope for almost as abominable. – Eugenics and Other Evils by G. K. Chesterton
  3. The question of abortion grips our nation. – State of the Union Addresses of Ronald Reagan by Ronald Reagan
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Excessive loss of blood, attended as it usually is with shock, becomes a direct cause of abortion – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. At any time we increase the world's productive powers, population will increase correspondingly, so there can never be an end to human misery, and abortion war and famine are simply nature's eternal methods of adjusting man to his environment. – The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society by Upton Sinclair
  12. 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
  13. What weazen- faced, moustachioed abortion is that who declares upon " his honaw, the place is almost equal to New Yawk." – The History of Peru by Henry S. Beebe
  14. Many reasons have been given as the cause of abortion from my own observations, frosty turnips are one great cause, and I never allow my cows to get these. – Cattle and Cattle-breeders by William M'Combie
  15. When purchasing bulls or cows, ascertain whether the farm you purchased from has Contagious Abortion – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. Every physician of considerable experience has seen such patients, and doubtless much of the harvest which advertisers reap from drugs that are supposed to produce abortion comes from nervous young women who are not really pregnant, but have inhibited their menstruation by worry, and who take these medicines with confidence and have the menstrual flow restored by trust in their efficacy. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  20. 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