Sentence Examples


  • In his boyhood he suffered from epileptic fits, and could therefore not receive a regular education.
  • In England the Hospital for the Paralysed and Epileptic was founded in 1859, where Charles E.
  • Gowers regards it as the equivalent of a true epileptic attack.
  • In scaling the second precipice one of the men was seized with an epileptic fit on the ladder.
  • Charitable and Penal Institutions.-The charitable and penal institutions of the state include the penitentiary at Jefferson City, opened in 1836, which is self-supporting; a training school for boys at Boonville (opened 1889), an industrial home for girls at Chillicothe (established 1887), hospitals for the insane at Fulton (1847), St Joseph (opened 1874), Nevada (1887), and Farmington (1899); a school for the blind at St Louis (opened 1851); a school for the deaf at Fulton (opened 1851); a colony for the feeble-minded and epileptic at Marshall (established 1899); a state sanitorium, for consumptives, at Mount Vernon (established 1905, opened 1907); a Federal soldiers' home at St James, and a Confederate soldiers' home at Higginsville (both established 1897).