SICKNESS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of sickness
Definition:
n. state that precedes vomiting; disease
Example:
It shivered in my heart, like a suffering child in a cold cradle; sickness and anguish had seized it.
Sentence in Classic:
The spittle in his throat grew bitter and foul to swallow and the faint sickness climbed to his brain so that for a moment he closed his eyes and walked on in darkness.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
The Pavlograd regiment had had only two men wounded in action, but had lost nearly half its men from hunger and sickness.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
His physical strength and agility during the first days of his imprisonment were such that he seemed not to know what fatigue and sickness meant.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Oliver looked very worn and shadowy from sickness, and made an ineffectual attempt to stand up, out of respect to his benefactor, which terminated in his sinking back into the chair again; and the fact is, if the truth must be told, that Mr.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
I suppose it is that sickness and weakness are selfish things and turn our inner eyes and sympathy on ourselves, whilst health and strength give Love rein, and in thought and feeling he can wander where he wills.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
The interval was, consequently, spent in inaction; his grief only became more deep and rankling when he had leisure for reflection, and at length it took so fast hold of his mind that at the end of three months he lay on a bed of sickness, incapable of any exertion.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
The people of the town were suffering hardship, privation, sickness and death as severely as the rest of the Confederacy; but Atlanta, the city, had gained rather than lost as a result of the war.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
He no sooner began to drink of what they brought him, than he felt his sickness leave him, and was as strong and well as in his younger days.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context
The king, queen, and all the court, sent every day to inquire after my health; and her majesty made me several visits during my sickness.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
On the 10th of April, 1710, we arrived safe at Amsterdam, having lost only three men by sickness in the voyage, and a fourth, who fell from the foremast into the sea, not far from the coast of Guinea.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
But the Jews, both male and female, possessed and practised the medical science in all its branches, and the monarchs and powerful barons of the time frequently committed themselves to the charge of some experienced sage among this despised people, when wounded or in sickness.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context