Apoplexy sentence example
The controversial comedian's set was rude enough to cause apoplexy among the more conservative audience members.
People having fits of apoplexy was a very common plot device in classic literature. Today, it’s more commonly known as a stroke, which just doesn’t sound as romantic.
One such recent event caused apoplexy around the world.
Two hours later she had near apoplexy when she came upon the same rogue again casting in front of her home.
An attack of apoplexy put an end to his activity as a teacher and hastened his death, which occurred in July '90'.Advertisement
He lived piously in Rome, and died there of apoplexy on the 10th of May 1676 (some accounts say 1670 or 1671).
He died suddenly of apoplexy on the 27th of February 1859.
Horsley died of apoplexy on the 12th of January 1732, on the eve of the publication of the Britannia Romana.
Muraviev died suddenly on the 21st of June 5900, of apoplexy, brought on, it was said, by a stormy interview with the tsar.
When he was molested he could only shriek at his ' The local inquiry into the death, on the following day, resulted in a certificate that he died of apoplexy; but the story that he shot himself persisted.Advertisement
He lived for a time in Berlin and became a privatdozent, but was unable to obtain a professorship. He therefore proceeded to Gottingen and afterwards to Munich, where he died of apoplexy at the very moment when the influence of Franz von Baader had at last obtained a position for him.
He attacked Enfantin violently, and in a warm discussion between them he was struck down by apoplexy.
In his later years he became subject to attacks of nervous apoplexy.
In 1603, notwithstanding much opposition, it began to appear; but only a few pages had been printed when Charron died suddenly in the street of apoplexy.
The tension within the blood-vessels is generally high, and the patients run a risk of anginal attacks or of apoplexy.Advertisement
If he had been contacted he might have considered pituitary apoplexy.
This was done; but just as Heraclides was receiving his honour in a crowded assembly, he was seized with apoplexy, while the dishonest priestess perished at the same moment from the bite of a serpent.
The emperor in April of the following year entered Illyricum with a powerful army, but during an audience to an embassy from the Quadi at Brigetio on the Danube (near Pressburg) died in a fit of apoplexy.
But at a critical moment in the proceedings his death occurred suddenly, from apoplexy, on the 16th of February 1899.
He died suddenly of apoplexy on the 28th of August 1906.Advertisement
On the 9th of November 1796, she was seized by a fit of apoplexy, and died on the evening of the loth.
Randolph died of apoplexy in Philadelphia on the 22nd of October 1775.
He died in London, of apoplexy, on the 30th of November 1761.
He died from a stroke of apoplexy and was succeeded by Martin IV.
He was early familiar with the works of Matthew Arnold, Charles Darwin and Herbert Spencer; he preached his Bible Studies sermons in 1878, when the higher criticism was wholly unknown to most evangelical ministers or known only to be dreaded; and his sermons on Evolution and Religion in 1885, when many of the ministry were denouncing evolution as atheistic. He was stricken with apoplexy while still active in the ministry, and died at Brooklyn on the 8th of March 1887, in the seventy-fourth year of his age.Advertisement
He died of apoplexy on the, 8th of September 1783, whilst he was amusing himself at tea with one of his grandchildren.
He died very suddenly, probably of apoplexy, on the 26th of July, 1471, and was succeeded by Sixtus IV.
He died of apoplexy in the city of Mexico on the 18th of July 1872.
He died suddenly, of apoplexy, on the 26th of October 1852.
He died in August 1792 - of apoplexy or from a duel - in Freiburg im Breisgau.
Peter, who behaved with abject cowardice, was sent to a country house at Ropcha, where he died on the 15th or 18th of July of official "apoplexy."
In January or February 169 Verus died at Altinum, apparently of apoplexy, though some ventured to say that he was poisoned by Aurelius.
He died of apoplexy at Paris on the 12th of September 1768.
He died of apoplexy on the 9th of July 1746.
But he was not destined to see its success, being fatally struck with apoplexy at St Germain-en-Laye on September 3rd.
Unfortunately, on the 1st of May, an attack of apoplexy cut short the life of this pope, who seemed peculiarly adapted for the reformation of the Church.
When she was seized with apoplexy he was free to destroy the will by which she left the crown to Alexander, if any such will was ever made.
Copernicus was seized with apoplexy and paralysis towards the close of 1542, and died on the 24th of May 1543, happily unconscious that the fine Epistle, in which he had dedicated his life's work to Paul III., was marred of its effect by an anonymous preface, slipt in by Andreas Osiander (1498-1552), with a view to disarming prejudice by insisting upon the purely hypothetical character of the reasonings it introduced.
In 1846 Wakefield, exhausted with labour, was struck down by apoplexy, and spent more than a year in complete retirement, writing during his gradual recovery his Art of Colonization.
A slight attack of apoplexy on the 4th of February 1858 foretold the end, though he persevered with the preparation of the third volume of Philip II.
This was the 3rd of December 1894; he was gaily talking on the verandah of his house at Vailima when he had a stroke of apoplexy, from which he never recovered consciousness, and passed away painlessly in the course of the evening.
But his old rivalry with Nordin was resumed at the same time, and when the latter defeated a motion of the bishop's in the Estate of Clergy, at the diet of Norrkoping, Wallqvist from sheer vexation had a stroke of apoplexy and died the same day (30th of April 1800).
He died suddenly of apoplexy, at Boston, on the 30th of October 1867.
The pope, a man of eighty-two, died of apoplexy, brought on by the shock, early in 1769.
At the end of 1880, after a speech at a revolutionary meeting in Paris, he was struck down by apoplexy, and expired on the 1st of January 1881.
On the 21st of February 1848, after having suffered a previous stroke of apoplexy, he fell insensible on the floor of the Representatives' chamber, and two days later died.
He died suddenly of apoplexy on the 13th of March 1845, in London, while attending a meeting of the council of the Royal Society, of which he became a fellow in 1813 and foreign secretary in 1839.
His death from an attack of apoplexy took place at Paris on the 22nd of October 1893.
When this continues for a length of time it tends by itself to cause deterioration of the blood-vessels and leads to death either by cerebral apoplexy or by cardiac failure.
On receiving the news of these riots King Wenceslas was immediately seized by an attack of apoplexy; a second fit on the 16th of August ended his life.
In the summer of 1879 Hall was struck down by apoplexy, and for the remaining nine years of his life he was practically bedridden.
In other words he retained his reason until in his 74th year he was struck down by a new disease in the form of a localized left-sided apoplexy or cerebral softening.
He was received with enthusiasm by the inhabitants but died suddenly (it was said, of apoplexy) on the 8th of November in the same year.