Usage examples for febrile

  1. 2539. Chicken- pox is marked by all the febrile symptoms presented by small- pox, with this difference, that, in the case of chicken- pox, each symptom is particularly slight. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  2. But now I bought up the back numbers of the Voltaire, and I looked forward to the weekly exposition of the new faith with febrile eagerness. – Confessions of a Young Man by George Moore
  3. Now we seemed to live in fiacres and restaurants, and the afternoons were filled with febrile impressions. – Confessions of a Young Man by George Moore
  4. A similar condition of the pharynx is frequently one of the initial symptoms in acute febrile diseases, such as scarlet fever, measles, influenza, or acute rheumatism. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  5. Their use is a relic of the time when whiskey was employed for almost every form of continued fever and when quinine was supposed to be good for every febrile affection. – Health Through Will Power by James J. Walsh
  6. And then suddenly, in the midst of the febrile Newness, the young authority found himself talking to a sweet- faced girl from the country, who looked at him with woman's eyes, and spoke simple little things in a pretty voice: Do you play bridge? – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  7. And he pointed, with that same febrile movement of his, to the heap of gold standing on the table beside Lambert. – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy
  8. People of average health whose pulse- beat is normal in tempo luckily never realise the febrile velocity with which flows the blood in the veins of a sick man of genius. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  9. He would- even at this moment of complete ruin- have given the last shreds of his worldly possessions to be able to steady the febrile movements of his hand. – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy
  10. In the Medical News for April 9, 1904, I called attention to the question of " Early Diagnosis of Tuberculosis" from the pulse and the temperature in these cases, and pointed out that a disturbance of temperature need not necessarily be a febrile temperature of over 100 degrees, but that any increase of the normal daily variation of temperature, usually considered to be about a degree and a half, should suffice to arouse serious suspicion at least. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  11. He avoided the Doctor with a febrile movement, and, throwing himself upon the floor, burst into a flood of weeping. – New-Arabian-Nights by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  12. Hence, slight causes of irritation readily excite febrile and convulsive disorders. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  13. In the months of October and November febrile attacks are violent; ophthalmia more so. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton