Definition of Foulnesses
1. foulness [n] - See also: foulness
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Literary usage of Foulnesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Filth-diseases and Their Prevention by John Simon (1876)
"... so will it, and common taste and sight, be repelled by certain waters; and as the chemist can show certain foulnesses in the one, so he can show certain ..."
2. The Etiology of typhoid fever and its prevention by William Henry Corfield (1902)
"... so will it, and common taste and sight, be repelled by certain waters, and as the chemist can show certain foulnesses in the one, so he can show certain ..."
3. Philosophical Magazine (1805)
"But analogy fully warrants us to suppose it nearly as powerful as sea water, and applicable to the same useful purposes. In cutaneous foulnesses, in ..."
4. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1902)
"Jealous, morbid, crazed by his vanities—his clever mind at intervals blazing through the clouds and foulnesses which his own dissipations and selfish ..."
5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1840)
"... foulnesses which cannot be written of— and yet this offensive carrion is a remain among us untouched— and swell in its putrescence poisoning and ..."
6. The Works of George Berkeley ...: Including His Posthumous Works; with by George Berkeley (1901)
"It seemed probable that a medicine of such efficacy in a distemper attended with so many purulent ulcers might be also useful in other foulnesses of the ..."