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- n. An epidemic disease
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- n. An epidemic disease.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An epidemic.
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We are so much engaged in making arrangements against the epidemy, which is now confidently reported to us to be the plague, of a most deadly species, that we have only time to refer you to the captain of the Aurora, to whom we have communicated every
The old men seemed to indulge in a superstitious tradition, that when this peculiar kind of epidemy attacks a country, it does not return or continue for three or more years, but disappears altogether, (after the first year,) and is followed the seventh year by contagious rheums and expectoration, the violence of which lasts from three to seven days, but is not fatal.
BFD is the epidemy of ignorance by our "leaders" as you can get!
The you parents and people are freaking out are the sole epidemy of idiots.
I contained myself and held back the tears, that is until the point when I told him about a frustrating teaching moment that I saw as being the epidemy of defeat: I was attempting to lecture in Kiswahili about Syphillis to the WHOLE secondary school 130+ young adults outside, under a mango tree that was firing her weapons of falling fruit on us.
I was the epidemy of the spoiled girl being dependant on her parents.
Signor Conton died this morning of the epidemy; yesterday afternoon he was apparently quite well, and paid me a visit.
But however this destructive epidemy originated, its leading features were novel, and its consequences more dreadful than the common plague of
I have no doubt but the epidemy, which has been ravaging Spain lately, is the same disorder with the one above described.
My daily observations convinced me that the epidemy was not caught by approach, unless that approach was accompanied by an inhaling of the breath, or by touching the infected person; I therefore had a separation made across the gallery, inside of my house, between the kitchen and dining parlour, of the width of three feet, which is sufficiently wide to prevent the inhaling the