Usage examples for illness

  1. Nevertheless he went on board, and after a fit of illness soon recovered. – The Autobiography of St. Ignatius by Saint Ignatius Loyola
  2. She has just got over a severe illness and may be nervous. – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  3. I had heard of your illness – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson
  4. " Illness an' the food o' bitter fancy," said the tinker, with a sad face. – Darrel of the Blessed Isles by Irving Bacheller
  5. " I was much concerned about her illness in church yesterday," he remarked, turning to the miller. – The Miller Of Old Church by Ellen Glasgow
  6. All illness is not the plague. – Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten by Marie Corelli
  7. And next morning we got a telegram in reply from my mother, who evidently imagined she must hurry over at once if she wished to see her son alive, or at least must nurse him through a long and dangerous illness – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  8. We ought to have doctors for human misery, just as we have doctors for illness – Life and Writings of Maurice Maeterlinck by Jethro Bithell
  9. " These thoughts will pass away with your illness said the Bishop. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  10. It was during this illness that my friend, F. K. shewed what a true friend he was. – Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland by Joseph Tatlow
  11. He is very tender and kind to her; but full health and continued illness cannot long remain in sympathy. – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  12. It is perhaps useless for me to add that in my opinion you understand as well as I do the real reason for Mr. Vane's resignation and illness – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. I therefore cut him short, and added: 'Your illness came and went very suddenly. – The Chevalier d'Auriac by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  14. Not one day's illness had Donald known in the whole course of his life, and this misery of sea- sickness made him as angry with himself as was possible in his prostrate condition. –  by
  15. Has anything been tried for her illness – Primitive Psycho-Therapy and Quackery by Robert Means Lawrence
  16. It was wrong and its misery that had made him ill, not illness that had made him miserable. – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  17. I have had no opportunity before, because she has only just recovered from an illness and is going away for a few days. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  18. Your illness might return. – The Scarlet Banner by Felix Dahn
  19. I saw them safe to London myself, or I should have known of my brother's illness and have been here before this. – The Children of the New Forest by Captain Marryat
  20. " It changes in illness said the landlady. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon