ague

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  • I have been suffering these four days with the ague, and everything to do. Cited from Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches, by Sarah Orne Jewett
  • No plants were found, and only two cases of ague, one of foreign origin. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 385,by Various
  • I found him out of order, thinking himself to be in a fit of ague. Cited from The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Lord Braybrooke/Editor
  • He covered his face with his hands and shook as with an ague. Cited from Every Man for Himself, by Hopkins Moorhouse
  • My ague was now become so violent that it got the better of me altogether. Cited from Boswell's Correspondence with Erskine ... Tour to Corsica, by Boswell
  • So also of those who have had the ague badly and got well. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 385,by Various
  • This brought on another fit of ague, which was repeated after three days. Cited from History Of The Missions Of The American Board, by Rufus Anderson
  • She caught her breath, certain now of the fear that shook her like an ague. Cited from Stories from Everybody's Magazine, 1910
  • Once more, trembling as in an ague, she placed a hand upon his arm. Cited from The Sagebrusher, by Emerson Hough
  • For a moment or two he shook as though he had an ague. Cited from The Zeppelin's Passenger, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Just as he was beginning to show some promise in his studies, he was struck down by an ague.
  • After he had seated himself he shook like one in an ague-fit. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 8, No. 50, December, 1861, by Various
  • For the first time for many a long month the ague fit had less hold on me when its time came next day. Cited from A King's Comrade, by Charles Whistler
  • So they keep up a sort of artificial fever and ague all day. Cited from Nature and Human Nature, by T. Haliburton
  • The ague fit was upon him then, and he shook the bed as he sat down upon it. Cited from Verner's Pride, by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • A few weeks afterwards, James was attacked by ague, and he decided to go at once. Cited from The Story of Garfield, by William G. Rutherford
  • She suffered from ague, and her labors were far too great for her strength. Cited from Woman's Work in the Civil War, by Brockett and Vaughan
  • One day some people from the ship saw our friend Tumagugo under treatment for ague. Cited from Voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2), by John MacGillivray
  • His brother's very name is an ague to him. Cited from Ivanhoe, Walter Scott [#1] OBI/Wiretap/Gutenberg
  • All cases of ague are cases of a certain kind. Cited from Cleopatra, by Jacob Abbott
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Meaning of ague

  • noun A fit of shivering or shaking
  • noun Successive stages of chills and fever that is a symptom of malaria