Usage examples for ague

  1. In the afternoon about business up and down, and at night to visit Sir R. Slingsby, who is fallen sick of this new disease, an ague and fever. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. I shook myself like one stricken by the shaking ague. – The Beetle A Mystery by Richard Marsh
  3. I was seized with an ague, which lasted four months, in which I suffered much. – The Autobiography of Madame Guyon by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
  4. I shook as with ague. – Stories and Pictures by Isaac Loeb Peretz
  5. The next forenoon your father met me at the landing and told me you wanted the other five to buy some medicine for your mother, who was ill with the ague, and I gave it to him, and I just know I made a mess of it, added Don, bringing his hands together with a loud slap. – The Boy Trapper by Harry Castlemon
  6. It was a good thing that the shanty was finished so soon, or the exposure to the damp air might have been productive of ague and fever. – Lost in the Backwoods by Catherine Parr Traill
  7. Boone stood trembling like an ague victim. – The Tempering by Charles Neville Buck
  8. While suffering from indigestion he was attacked by ague. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  9. " You'll catch rheumatism or ague or something else dreadful," she warned. – The Lilac Girl by Ralph Henry Barbour
  10. When he had an ague, he would remain alone, and suffer nobody to see him, till he began to recover, and found the fit was over. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  11. One man, who was shaking with an ague when I met him this morning, had a pitiful tragedy happen to him. – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  12. He lay a good while on his back, but at last being weary he turned, and immediately the ague attacked him; afterwards he strictly followed the directions, and was perfectly cured. – Miscellanies upon Various Subjects by John Aubrey
  13. " I've got the ague, I believe," the other answered. – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  14. " I fear I shall have an attack of dumb- ague," said Graham Marr, shivering. – The Old Stone House by Anne March
  15. Teddy was so overwhelmed that it was literally impossible for him to say a word, and Sam shook like one in an ague fit at the thought that he might be carried off to jail before it was possible for him to astonish the people by his skill as an oarsman. – The Adventures of a Country Boy at a Country Fair by James Otis
  16. Teleki shivered as if with an ague. – The Slaves of the Padishah by Mór Jókai
  17. The very name of Doria shakes them like an ague- fit. – Fiesco or, The Genoese Conspiracy A Tragedy by Frederich Schiller
  18. It is now, however, acknowledged to be a sovereign remedy for ague of all descriptions. – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  19. They replied, that such were the price quoted, to induce people to go, but that they never could find it when they arrived; that the clearing of new lands was attended with ague and fever; and that if once down with these diseases there was no one to help them to rise again. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)