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  • Sir Andrew Ague-cheek was the cowardly and simple drinking companion of Sir Toby in Shakespeares play Twelfth

    Editorial Notes to 'Letter to the Women of England' 2007

  • Thoughts and the Agitation of my Mind on this Occasion; for my Interior labour'd as it were under a Fever and Ague, burning with an irresistible

    Exilius 2008

  • Ague and enteric fever ran through the camps as summer came in.

    Antony and Cleopatra Colleen McCullough 2007

  • Ague and enteric fever ran through the camps as summer came in.

    Antony and Cleopatra Colleen McCullough 2007

  • Ague will be rejuvenated, woman with her ridiculous white bur-den will reach by one step sublime incubation, the manewanting human lioness with her dishorned discipular manram will lie down together publicly flank upon fleece.

    Finnegans Wake 2006

  • For they were partly perswaded, that such wanton Ague fits of Love, were fit for none but youthfull apprehensions, as best agreeing with their chearefull complexion.

    The Decameron 2004

  • Ague, if the expected had happened, should have gripped and shaken me until my teeth rattled; and after alternations of raging fever and arctic cold, I ought to have gone to my long home with the fearful shapes of delirium yelling in my ears.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber 2003

  • I could Quarrell with the climate, but surely if it is subject to the Ague, there is a fever fit as well as the cold one.

    Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 9 December 1781 1973

  • And Death laughed, and took a cup, and dipped it into a pool of water, and out of the cup rose Ague.

    The Young King 1962

  • The Ship laboured under the Weight of her Guns which were all out ready for Use, she shuddered and shivered like a Man in an Ague, she darted from Side to Side and pitched forward with such Velocity, that it was a very dangerous Operation to get the

    John Adams autobiography, part 2, "Travels, and Negotiations," 1777-1778 1961


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  • Ague



    A fever or shivering fit

    January 2, 2016

  • See ague.

    January 2, 2016

  • A fivering what?

    January 3, 2016