Usage examples for Epidemics

  1. The prison governor admitted that the total normal capacity of the building was 800, but the occupants then numbered 2, 100. He said he had requested the Government to enlarge the prison immediately, as otherwise epidemics would break out as soon as hot weather came. – Korea's Fight for Freedom by F.A. McKenzie
  2. Every modern literature has been subject to these epidemics and diseases. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  3. But should they fail in this war of extermination, sickly seasons, epidemics, pestilence, and plague, advance in terrific array, and sweep off their thousands and ten thousands. – An Essay on the Principle of Population by Thomas Malthus
  4. It was, moreover, the end of August, the season of epidemics, of damp heats and oppressive evenings, the time of the year most dangerous and trying for sick people. – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand
  5. In those days, epidemics of disease were frightfully common at best. – Hebrew Life and Times by Harold B. Hunting
  6. The use of prayer to cure disease has been responsible for epidemics that have, on many occasions, almost wiped out the human race. – An Atheist Manifesto by Joseph Lewis
  7. It is at these places that marriages, births, deaths, contracts, failures, arrivals, departures, lawsuits, disorders, epidemics and calamities are made known. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  8. In great epidemics, it proved always superior to the old system. – Allopathy and Homoeopathy Before the Judgement of Common Sense! by Frederick Hiller
  9. So in epidemics of fever, if we find on taking a long average that more cases occur in some streets of a town than in others, we are not warranted in concluding that the cause lies in the sanitary conditions of those streets or in any special liability to infection without first taking into account the number of families in the different streets. – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  10. He is brought up in the midst of flames, epidemics, calamities that strike at hazard the good as well as the bad. – Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good by Victor Cousin
  11. After the fifteenth century, in a succession of failures, five different companies of " Royal Adventurers" were chartered to trade with her people, and, when convenient, to kidnap them; pirates in turn kidnapped the British governor, the French and Dutch were always at war with the settlement, and native raids, epidemics, and fevers were continuous. – The Congo and Coasts of Africa by Richard Harding Davis
  12. Epidemics of the seventeenth century have been judged the most severe in history. – Medicine in Virginia, 1607-1699 by Thomas P. Hughes
  13. Sometimes there was a considerable group of them, but the less constant members of the club were older than the rest, and the epidemics of rheumatism in town were sadly frequent. – Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett
  14. There have always been such trivial epidemics. – This World Is Taboo by Murray Leinster
  15. These brief directions, followed, will prevent most of the diseases to which horses are subject; or in case a horse be attacked, he will have the disease lightly, as temperate men do epidemics. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden