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Usage examples for cholera

  1. Treatment of hogs suffering from cholera or swine plague is not always satisfactory. – Pratt's Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry by Pratt Food Co.
  2. The next morning I was seized with the cholera." – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  3. Won't he die of yellow fever, cholera or something? – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  4. During our absence cholera had broken out at the post. – An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody) by Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
  5. Did you get any more cholera? – Phyllis by Maria Thompson Daviess
  6. Then came the rush of cholera. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  7. In the morning we reached a place called Ushak, and there had rather a shock, for all thirteen officers were ushered into a dirty shed and informed that it was a hospital, and that we were all to be examined for cholera. – A Prisoner in Turkey by John Still
  8. I have stayed down in the plains through the hot season in stifling cantonments, and have once or twice been in Indian cholera camps. – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss
  9. Certainly my men suffered neither from gout nor rheumatism, and there was a tradition that in 1832, when the cholera was rife in the country, the plague was stayed as soon as the cider districts were approached. – Grain and Chaff from an English Manor by Arthur H. Savory
  10. It was there that Madame Seraskier died of cholera-... – Peter Ibbetson by George Du Maurier
  11. Persist in preserving among you, as if it were alive, the past, which is dead, and you produce an indescribable moral cholera; corruption spreads abroad, it is in the air, we breathe it; entire classes of society, the public officials, for instance, fall into decay. – Napoleon the Little by Victor Hugo
  12. The dead are usually burnt, but children under six whose ears have not been pierced, and persons dying a violent death or from cholera or smallpox are buried. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  13. Deep down in the west, like an island, was a thick brush of cedars, preserving their green across the miles, and calling to her with something of the native wonder of old Mother Earth; and to the right, east of south, was the huge blurred stockade where King Cholera was so far imprisoned with the bait of fresh lives each day. – Red Fleece by Will Levington Comfort
  14. This really made her more tiresome than Gregarina, whose distinction was that she had had cholera, and who did not feel herself in her true position with strangers until they knew it. – Impressions of Theophrastus Such by George Eliot
  15. She came with me, and her feller died of cholera on the plains. – The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52 by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
  16. On the second day, however, a case of cholera was announced, which chilled my ardour for further investigations. – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
  17. Mrs. Fortescue was the widow of an officer, who died of cholera in the East Indies, leaving her with one daughter, and no other means of support than a small annuity and her pension. – A Book For The Young by Sarah French
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