Sentence Examples

  • It caught the contagion of poetry, philosophy and science.'
  • The contagion had spread through towns and villages and the open country, but it might still be stayed.
  • The earliest writers upon cholera emphasized its remarkable preference for particular places; and the history of each successive epidemic implies, besides an importation of the contagion, certain local conditions which may be either general sanitary defects or peculiarities of climate and soil.
  • The contagion spread very rapidly, extending as far as the Rhine provinces, and, across Germany, into Bohemia.
  • According to one view it was imported from the opposite coast of Dalmatia, though no definite history of contagion was established; according to others, it originated endemically in that place.