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  • His buying and selling required frequent trips through the fever-laden jungle.

    Nothing Like It in the World The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869

  • We were beaten; and after some months of severe warfare, the country had the supreme felicity of celebrating the eighty-sixth anniversary of its Independence by thanking Heaven that its principal army had escaped capture by falling back to the fever-laden banks of a river on which lay a naval force so strong as to prevent the further advance of the victorious Southrons.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 61, November, 1862

  • From the blue Preanger hills and palm-shadowed upland plains, the railway descends by steep gradients to the dense jungle and fever-laden swamp known as the Terra Ingrata.

    Through the Malay Archipelago

  • In the upper suburb things were at the worst; there, whole streets were deserted, the houses empty, the doors and windows knocked in; while the foul fever-laden breeze came sighing over from Vera Cruz, and nothing was to be heard but the melancholy rattle of the corpse-carts as they proceeded slowly through the streets with their load of coffins.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 349, November, 1844

  • It was "Mad Jack Hall's" fortune to save from this fate of being kidnapped and sent to rot in fever-laden swamps of the West Indies a young Northumbrian at that time in his service.

    Stories of the Border Marches

  • The askaris alone, the lean, khaki-clad Somalia, remained indifferent to this atmosphere of disquiet that was more debilitating to the porters than the fever-laden mists.


  • Red lamas from Western Tibet and yellow from Lhassa, abbots and monks from little-known monasteries lost among the rugged mountains, nuns with close-cropped hair from the convents of Thimbu, Paro and Punaka, robber chiefs of the Hah-pa and graziers from Sipchu, townsfolk from the capital and peasants from the fever-laden Himalayan valleys -- all had gathered there.

    The Jungle Girl

  • They were in the southern zone of Bhutan lying nearest the Indian frontier, a region of precipitous hills ten or twelve thousand feet high, their sides clothed with dense vegetation, of deep, fever-laden valleys of awe-inspiring gorges, of rivers liable to sudden floods and rising in a few hours thirty or forty feet.

    The Jungle Girl

  • That afternoon at Camp Lazear, Andrus, with a cubic centi - meter of Forbes 'fever-laden blood circulating poisonously in his blood stream, sat on the edge of his cot, a block of paper on his knees.

    Manuscript Draft: Walter Reed: Doctor in Uniform, by Laura Wood, [19 -- ]

  • The great Indian Empire has sent forth hundreds of thousands of troops to fight in France, in Egypt, along the Suez Canal, down to the fever-laden districts of German East African, and up on the desert plains of Mesopotamia; and from henceforth we must take a larger interest in the affairs of the Orient.

    The Importance of the Mesopotamian Campaign to the British Empire


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