Sentence Examples


  • The old theory of paludism or of a noxious miasma exhaled from the ground is no longer necessary.
  • The unhealthiness of the city is chiefly due to want of proper drainage, impure drinkingwater, miasma from the disturbed rubbish heaps, and contaminated dust from the uncleansed roads and streets.
  • The water must in ritual washings run off in order to carry away the miasma or unseen demon of disease; and accordingly in baptism the early Christians used living or running water.
  • Owing to the quantity of tannin they contain, no harmful miasma exhales from the Irish bogs.
  • The dampness and miasma, to which so many of the early settlers' fatal "chills and fever" were due, have practically disappeared before modern methods of sanitary drainage.
 

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