Usage examples for Outbreaks

  1. The bourgeois press tells of the spread of Bolshevism throughout central Europe and the diplomats of Capitalism are turning this way and that to avert fresh outbreaks. – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  2. Basil had enough worldly prudence to keep in the background his belief in the Holy Spirit, but not enough to protect even his closest friends from the outbreaks of his imperious temper. – The Arian Controversy by H. M. Gwatkin
  3. They say, as I have always said, that inaction, under present circumstances, is criminal, and that cowardice is cruelty, since both can only encourage disorder, and lead finally to sanguinary outbreaks. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  4. The relations between the two races in this section were never better; the negro is not subjected to oppression or to any outbreaks of violence, which have induced the negro to leave certain sections of the South. – Negro Migration during the War by Emmett J. Scott
  5. And the impression that Shaw, the most savagely serious man of his time, is a mere music- hall artist must have reference to such rare outbreaks as these. – George Bernard Shaw by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  6. After these things, who will blame the people for outbreaks occasioned by famine? – Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign by John Ashton
  7. We shall have to consider later the meaning of his occasional outbreaks against 'thought, ' 'knowledge, ' 'philosophy. – Oxford Lectures on Poetry by Andrew Cecil Bradley
  8. She has these outbreaks. – The Debit Account by Oliver Onions
  9. All were too old for any outbreaks, such as brought Angela and Bernard to disgrace, and disturbed the hush of those four sad days; but the actual loss had been so long previous, that the pressure of present grief was not so crushing as to prevent want of employment and confinement in that small silent house from being other than most irksome and tedious. – The Pillars of the House, V1 by Charlotte M. Yonge
  10. With the exception of some partial outbreaks in California and Oregon and occasional depredations on a portion of the Rio Grande, owing, it is believed, to the disturbed state of that border region, the inroads of the Indians have been effectually restrained. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  11. There were no more outbreaks, but he was obviously becoming irresponsible, and influences finally secured his mother's consent to take him to a special institution in another state. – Our Nervous Friends Illustrating the Mastery of Nervousness by Robert S. Carroll
  12. Now and then he also gave way to outbreaks of indignation, which, so far as Ormsgill knew, was not a thing he had hitherto been addicted to doing. – Long Odds by Harold Bindloss
  13. The strikes of 1885, even more than those of the preceding year, were spontaneous outbreaks of unorganized masses. – A History of Trade Unionism in the United States by Selig Perlman
  14. He developed slowly, did not walk till over three, was talking poorly at five; he was subject to convulsions and destructive outbreaks; he was uncertain and clumsy in his movements, so provision was made that he might always have some one with him. – Our Nervous Friends Illustrating the Mastery of Nervousness by Robert S. Carroll
  15. Of late their outbreaks have not been confined to night- work, but take place in open daylight, coram populo et police. – Town Life in Australia 1883 by R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny
  16. They realized that this measure was at once displeasing and impracticable to the kings, whose authority could not compass the surrender of their tribesmen to the justice of the gibbet, after the expiatory methods of the English, and who foresaw that such compliance would but provoke reprisal on the paleface and further outbreaks. – The Story of Old Fort Loudon by Charles Egbert Craddock
  17. Current dispatches from Albany, Georgia, in the center of the section apparently most affected, and where efforts are being made to stop the exodus by spreading correct information among the negroes, say: The heaviest migration of negroes has been from those counties in which there have been the worst outbreaks against negroes. – Negro Migration during the War by Emmett J. Scott
  18. Sir Henry has conveyed to me his opinion, based on his observation of Mr. Penreath's eccentricity at the breakfast table the last morning of his stay here, that Mr. Penreath is an epileptic, liable to attacks of furor epilepticus- a phase of the disease which sometimes leads to outbreaks of terrible violence. – The Shrieking Pit by Arthur J. Rees
  19. She did not faint this time; she went home, leaning lovingly on her cousin's arm, and may have had one or two hysterical outbreaks in the night; but Madame Bernstein slept soundly, and did not hear her. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  20. Here and there outbreaks occurred and individual whites and isolated families suffered, but as a rule all such movements were crushed with much heavier loss to the Negroes than to the better organized whites. – The Sequel of Appomattox A Chronicle of the Reunion of the States, Volume 32 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Walter Lynwood Fleming