Plagues Sentence Examples
The principal source is J, from which are derived six plagues, viz.
Locusts are conspicuous among the common plagues of the country.
From 1880 to 1890 when the French vineyards suffered so much from vanous plagues.
There were locust plagues in 1874, 1876 and 1877.
The legends are thick in every culture, from floods to plagues to volcanoes and the ground rising up to swallow people, to the influence of men who slaughtered whole nations for entertainment.Advertisement
People evince a strange predilection for whatever plagues them.
The trumpets blare to send the plagues that will free the people of God.
Yet, on medieval battlefields and during plagues - times of ultimate horror - they were seen gnawing the dead bodies.
The plague narrative is reading back a pure monotheism into the account which was not there at the time of the plagues.
An inundation of the Tiber swept away a large part of Rome, destroying fields, drowning cattle, and causing a famine (162); then came earthquakes, fires and plagues of insects; the soldiers in Britain tried to induce their general Statius Priscus to proclaim himself emperor; finally, the Parthians under Vologaeses III.Advertisement
That the encouragement of insectivorous birds has been profitable is well established, and it is equally well-known that their destruction may lead to disastrous insect plagues.
Thomson, Plagues of Egypt), but the description of the relations of Moses and Aaron to the court raises many difficult questions (H.
Then, there was the whole eating disorder rumor that still plagues her to this day; she still claims she never had one.
Sometimes there are plagues, wars and other distractions to keep you from your goals.
From end of the world tropes to plagues, diseases and disasters, the theme in science fiction is most often the central idea from which conflict or solution to the conflict arises.Advertisement
Epidemics of plagues and diseases threaten the fabric of society, ripping it apart and forcing man to struggle with basic survival.
It plagues my mind that my sins will continue but so in love am I that aught else matters.
Illness plagues me each morning, causing me difficulty in accomplishing my chores, as simple as they may be, though failing Mrs. Cummings hardly seems to notice.
Flies, lice, gadflies and mosquitoes are the worst of the insect plagues.
Here a remnant of the Borinquenos, assisted by the Caribs, maintained a severe struggle with the conquerors, but in the end their Indian allies were subdued by English and French corsairs, and the unfortunate natives of Porto Rico were left alone to experience the full effect of forced labour, disastrous hurricanes, natural plagues and new diseases introduced by the conquerors.Advertisement
Although the mortality caused by the different plagues had a great effect upon the population of the country at large the city soon recovered the losses by reason of the numbers who came to London from outside in hopes of obtaining work.
A government Department of Agriculture, created in 1904, affords help to the farmers in various ways, notably in combatting insect plagues, in experimental farms, and in improving the breed of horses, sheep and cattle.
In the south they are larger and better nourished, owing to the permanent character of the pasturage, but are less vigorous because of the heat and insect plagues.
The First Plagues of Egypt.-In this section the analysis again reveals three main sources, which are clearly marked off from one another both by their linguistic features and by their difference of representation.
As contrasted with J the narrative emphasizes the miraculous character of the plagues.Advertisement
The Israelites are represented as living among the Egyptians, and enjoy no immunity from the plagues, except that of darkness.
In the priestly narrative (P) the plagues assume the form of a trial of skill between Aaron, who acts at Moses' command, and the Egyptian magicians, and thus connect with vii.
Congleton suffered severely from the plagues of 1603 and 1641, and by the latter was almost entirely depopulated.
Plagues of locusts occasionally, during a drought, ruin growing crops; in damp wet weather these insects are destroyed by a fungus growth (Empusa gryllae) within their bodies.
The outbreaks of 1361 and 1368, known as the second and third plagues of the reign of Edward III., were doubtless of the same disease, though by some historians not called the black death.
There is no reason for doubting that the disease described above is identical with the European plagues of the 14th and subsequent centuries.
Following the Inquisition and the Jesuits came two other obstacles to the cultivation of letters, the censorship of books and the Indexes, and, as if these plagues were not enough, the Spanish domination followed.
In Homer Apollo appears only as the god of prophecy, the sender of plagues, and sometimes as a warrior, but elsewhere as exercising the most varied functions.
He succeeded John III., and occupied the papal chair during the incursions of the Lombards, and during the series of plagues and famines which followed these invasions.
One thing that plagues 3D-platformers is the poor camera.
Over the course of the series, SG-1 saved the planet numerous times, from conquest, from complete annihilation, from plagues and other dangers.
Some plagues, such as typhus fever, have been dispelled; others, such as enteric fever, have been almost banished from large areas; and there is much reason to hope that cholera and plague, if introduced, could not get a footing in western Europe, or in any case could be combated on scientific principles, and greatly reduced.
In those days the frequent visitation of plagues made men fear the gathering together of multitudes.
If anything plagues Seven Sorrows, it's the length.
But during its massacres, jacqueries, plagues and famines, the cities of Italy, growing rich with trade and manufactures, were in their turn the centres of progress, this time in a new direction, toward the recovery of the antique past and the development of art.