Usage examples for Lungs

  1. " Well, you see, it's unnatural sort of work, and is hard on the lungs. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  2. Of course, he's been having trouble with his lungs, but-" " It was very sudden. – Murder in the Gunroom by Henry Beam Piper
  3. The air that he sucked into his lungs was as liquid fire, and it seemed to dry up every drop of blood in his body. – Dave Dawson at Casablanca by Robert Sydney Bowen
  4. Cases in which this condition of the lungs exists usually present the history of the child from the very first having failed to utter a strong and loud cry like that of other children. – The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases by Charles West, M.D.
  5. It is true, the dear boys have tremendous lungs, and if you do not comply with their wishes, and show yourself on the balcony, I am afraid they will make us deaf and themselves quite hoarse. – Andreas Hofer by Lousia Muhlbach
  6. We charged down the street, drawing our swords and shouting at the top of our lungs. – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  7. In our last chapter but one, we stated that Cain had been wounded by Hawkhurst, when he was swimming on shore, and had sunk; the ball had entered his chest, and passed through his lungs. – The Pirate by Frederick Marryat
  8. The food that they ha' eaten was spoiled by others' greeds; The very air their lungs breathed was full o' poison seeds; The very air their souls breathed was full o' wrong an' spite: Go set the table, Mary dear, an' let the cloth be white! –  by
  9. Then, filling my lungs with air again, I pulled myself, by means of the ladder, to the bottom of the pool. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
  10. Richard Yorke enjoyed them not, save that he felt his lungs play more freely. – Bred in the Bone by James Payn
  11. Presented under these advantages, Mr. Vimpany announced his discovery of a new system of treatment in diseases of the lungs. – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  12. Distinctly nervous, Rufus shouted at the top of his lungs for Wallie and the bucket, breaking into a perspiration at the continued silence. – The Dude Wrangler by Caroline Lockhart
  13. Though she at last threw her head back so far that the sun shone into her open mouth, and the power of her lungs was not small, no answer came. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. The lungs are but slightly affected and recovery soon follows. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  15. So Mr. Ellsworth went to see Skinny and his mother, and then he went to see the doctor, and he found out that Skinny wasn't going to die right then, but that something was the matter with his lungs, and that he'd keep getting sick all the time probably and wouldn't grow up. – Roy Blakeley by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  16. To the human soul as I have learned to know it, an empty universe would be as an exhausted receiver to the lungs that thirst for air; but Faber liked the idea: how he would have liked the reality remains another thing. – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  17. That is, you see, his lungs are all right. – Audrey Craven by May Sinclair
  18. Yes, he says, but it's in the constitution; it's getting to the lungs, and he'll never last out the winter. – Friarswood Post-Office by Charlotte M. Yonge
  19. Stripped to the waist he stretched himself and filled his great lungs with deep drafts, his arms like beams stretched out and above his head. – The Snow-Burner by Henry Oyen
  20. Lungs were full of ox- tail, oh, dear me! – Miss Mapp by Edward Frederic Benson