Usage examples for immunity

  1. Persecution of an active sort was at this date very rare, and Dissenters, at any rate, enjoyed a qualified legal immunity. – A Short History of English Liberalism by Walter Lyon Blease
  2. But we have to thank the regulations which shut the door against it for this immunity. – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  3. Such immunity in the mother of the syphilitic child can only come, so far as the present state of our knowledge goes, from her having had the disease. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  4. Has it ever been true that Christians had any immunity from danger that others did not have, or that they could live in defiance of the laws of Nature? – Is The Bible Worth Reading And Other Essays by Lemuel K. Washburn
  5. Howard Spence had had only a slight shock, but it frightened him and destroyed his sense of immunity. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  6. The comparative immunity of coast regions suggested that it might be owing to a deficiency of iodine in the drinking- water and the air, and many instances were adduced in favour of this. – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  7. For my continued immunity at the hands of yourself and your pack? – El Dorado by Baroness Orczy
  8. Antwerp would laugh the idea of famine to scorn; and although this immunity would be purchased by the sacrifice of a large amount of agricultural territory the price so paid was but a slender one, when the existence of the capital, and with it perhaps of the whole confederacy was at stake. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  9. The doctor's household enjoys nothing of this sweet immunity. – The Story of a Doctor's Telephone--Told by His Wife by Ellen M. Firebaugh
  10. Nor was there much need to hustle and drag him forward, since he came willingly enough- he thought he saw here an immunity from punishment- if punishment be deserved- a chance of escape by the evidence he could give. – In the Day of Adversity by John Bloundelle-Burton
  11. That it had been " hands off the Quirt" he did not know, but attributed the Quirt's immunity to careful habits and the fact that they had never come to the point where their interests actually clashed with the Sawtooth. – Sawtooth Ranch by B. M. Bower
  12. Stanley, grown bold by immunity, increased the length of his expeditions, and frequently did not return till after nightfall. – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston
  13. The latter, given time to consider impending death might, if promised immunity, talk freely. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  14. Such a result is only another illustration of the truth that an advanced state of economic well- being is not necessarily accompanied by greater immunity from crime. – Crime and Its Causes by William Douglas Morrison
  15. Immunity from loathsome disease was due only to chance and the physician's skill, by his creed. – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
  16. That the immunity of the negro is in any degree correlated with the colour of his skin is a mere conjecture: it may be correlated with some difference in his blood, nervous system, or other tissues. – The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition) by Charles Darwin