The European half-castes are not prolific inter se, and they are subject to a scrofulous taint.
The hot sulphur springs of Aix-la-Chapelle were known to the Romans and have been celebrated for centuries as specific in the cure of rheumatism, gout and scrofulous disorders.
Laurent, to protect himself from the consequences of the substitution, replaced the wooden figure by a deaf mute, who was presently exchanged for the scrofulous child of the death certificate.
The Ivanhoe baths, erected in 1826, are frequented for their saline waters, which, as containing bromine, are found useful in scrofulous and rheumatic complaints.
Before the discovery of the bacillus of tubercle, scrofula and tuberculosis were regarded as two distinct diseases, and it was supposed that the scrofulous constitution could be distinguished from the tubercular.
On the Bade Insel is the Kurhaus (1872) and also the chief spring, the Elisabethquelle, impregnated with iodine and bromine, and prescribed for scrofulous, bronchial and rheumatic disorders.
He had inherited from his ancestors a scrofulous taint, and his parents were weak enough to believe that the royal touch would cure him.
There are two children's hospitals, the climate proving peculiarly beneficial in the treatment of scrofulous affections.
But seeing a stranger the sickly, scrofulous-looking child, unattractively like her mother, began to yell and run away.