Usage examples for amputation

  1. We arranged that if he should be wounded so as to suffer a thigh amputation, he should let me know, that I might nurse him through. – Half a Century by Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm
  2. She had been operated upon five times; finally, as her arm measured a circumference of seventy- two centimetres, amputation had been declared necessary. – Lourdes by Robert Hugh Benson
  3. During the whole of our stay in Antwerp we never once had to resort to an amputation. – A Surgeon in Belgium by Henry Sessions Souttar
  4. So we must be thankful that it has not come to an amputation of the hand? – Royal Highness by Thomas Mann
  5. Virag is going to talk about amputation. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  6. The numerous wounded had, by this time, been put into their hammocks, although there were still one or two cases of amputation to be performed. – Mr. Midshipman Easy by Captain Frederick Marryat
  7. His death was an amputation for her. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  8. Everything was even yet upside down; nevertheless, in the sense of having passed the threshold of Poynton for the last time, the amputation, as she called it, had been performed. – The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James
  9. When the amputation was taking place, he looked grimly up at General Kearney, who was present, and remarked, " We'll buy our gloves together, after this." – How the Flag Became Old Glory by Emma Look Scott
  10. A decay begins at the point of amputation and extends down into the body of the tree. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  11. It should be remembered, however, and should be pointed out to the owner, that with purulent arthritis fully developed, with the grave constitutional changes it occasions, and with the ever- present danger of a general septic invasion of the blood- stream, that the human surgeon under such circumstances offers to his patient the alternatives of amputation or probable death. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  12. Universal outcry against amputation. – The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52 by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
  13. No, he said sadly, they tell me amputation must be immediate, else your life may be sacrificed. – The Iron Horse by R.M. Ballantyne
  14. It was apparent that nothing but amputation of the wounded leg could save him. – The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier by Edgar Beecher Bronson
  15. A monikin in a bob of a most pronounced character, or which appeared to have been subjected to the second amputation, being what is called in Leaplow a bob- upon- bob, now approached, and inquired if there were any emigrants on board. – The Monikins by J. Fenimore Cooper