Usage examples for ague

  1. 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
  2. " I fear I shall have an attack of dumb- ague," said Graham Marr, shivering. – The Old Stone House by Anne March
  3. I shook myself like one stricken by the shaking ague. – The Beetle A Mystery by Richard Marsh
  4. 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
  5. " You'll catch rheumatism or ague or something else dreadful," she warned. – The Lilac Girl by Ralph Henry Barbour
  6. 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
  7. 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)
  8. Teleki shivered as if with an ague. – The Slaves of the Padishah by Mór Jókai
  9. " I've got the ague, I believe," the other answered. – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. The very name of Doria shakes them like an ague- fit. – Fiesco or, The Genoese Conspiracy A Tragedy by Frederich Schiller