Usage examples for sickness

  1. In the Kingdom of glory, sickness and pain shall have altogether disappeared. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2 by Ernst Hengstenberg
  2. She says it's excellent in sickness. – The Lamplighter by Maria S. Cummins
  3. It's like a fever- it's like a sickness. – Sisters by Kathleen Norris
  4. High and low, rich and poor, young and old- those in health and those in sickness- the light- hearted and happy- the miserable and forlorn- all alike are going the same road, and entering into a condition which, whether wretched or joyous, will last for eternity. – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston
  5. She sank down on the sofa; she threw her arms up in her heart- sickness; she thought she would faint; she prayed to die. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  6. If she should fall ill, and break her heart, and die of home- sickness- such things have happened before now- I wonder what he would say then about her learning to stand alone? – A Houseful of Girls by Sarah Tytler
  7. Up to this time we had had a great deal of sickness in camp. – California 1849-1913 or the Rambling Sketches and Experiences of Sixty-four Years' Residence in that State. by L. H. Woolley
  8. There had been sickness among the officers and Merryon, who was never sick, was doing the work of three men. – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  9. But what had they told Joan that she would go away without a word, leaving him in a sickness from which he might never have turned again? – The Flockmaster of Poison Creek by George W. Ogden
  10. He died of a sudden sickness. – Sanders of the River by Edgar Wallace
  11. Though they never take their families with them, they visit them on furlough every two or three years, and always return to them when the surgeon considers a change of air necessary to their recovery from sickness. – Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official by William Sleeman
  12. As he lifted her he felt a deadly sickness come over him, but still he staggered on, till at last they both fell of a heap upon a big flat rock, and for a while he remembered no more. – Jess by H. Rider Haggard
  13. She had not asked him about Mrs. Maynard's sickness, or shown any interest in it; but after she learned from the Barlows that she was no longer in danger, she said to her son one morning, before he drove away upon his daily visit, " Is her husband going to stay with her, or is he going back?" – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  14. Have you gone into the question of sleeping sickness?" – The Mystery of 31 New Inn by R. Austin Freeman
  15. This water was grateful to his sickness. – Arthurian Chronicles: Roman de Brut by Wace
  16. Surely she wouldn't, she couldn't ever forget her poor, forget misery and sickness as completely as that? – The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
  17. I wrote it the week before my sickness. – My Boyhood by John Burroughs
  18. In dry weather there would be no difficulties or sickness. – Wanderings in South America by Charles Waterton
  19. It is a kind of sickness, and you can't fight it any more than if she really was sick. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  20. I don't know anybody round here's had more sickness than Zeena. – Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton