1) effluvium. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language:
Fourth Edition. 2000. |
...The odorous fumes given off by waste or decaying matter. 3. An impalpable emanation; an aura. Latin, from effluere, to flow out. See effluent.ef·fluvi·al -ADJECTIVE...
2) effluvium. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...in various processes. Piggeries and paper mills are often noted for their effluviums or effluvia (both plurals are Standard). See FOREIGN PLURALS. 1...
3) 139. Languages. Sandburg, Carl. 1916. Chicago Poems
...years 5 Breaking a new course Changing its way to the ocean. It is mountain effluvia Moving to valleys And from nation to nation 10 Crossing borders and mixing. Languages...
4) I. An Inquiry Into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae, Or
Cow-Pox. 1798. Jenner, Edward. 1909-14. The Three Original Publications on
Vaccination Against Smallpox. The Harvard Classics
...forever after secure from the infection of the small-pox; neither exposure to the variolous effluvia, nor the insertion of the matter into the skin, producing this...
5) X. Showing the Truth of Many Observations of Ovid, and of Other More Grave
Writers. Book V. Fielding, Henry. 1917. The History of Tom Jones, a
Foundling. Vols. I & II. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
...was somewhat of the coarsest, and none of the cleanest, bedewed likewise with some odoriferous effluvia, the produce of the day s labour, with a pitchfork in her...
6) II. Further Observations on the Variolae Vaccinae, or Cow-Pox. 1799.
Jenner, Edward. 1909-14. The Three Original Publications on Vaccination
Against Smallpox. The Harvard Classics
...a herd which had the distemper without being conscious of its presence from any particular effluvia. Indeed, in this neighbourhood it commonly receives an early check...
7) III. A Continuation of Facts and Observations Relative to the Variolae
Vaccinae, or Cow-Pox. 1800. Jenner, Edward. 1909-14. The Three Original
Publications on Vaccination Against Smallpox. The Harvard Classics
...been imagined that the cow-pox is capable of being communicated from one person to another by effluvia without the intervention of inoculation. My experiments, made...
8) §5. Poe; Realism. VI. The Short Story. Vol. 16. Early National Literature,
Part II; Later National Literature, Part I. The Cambridge History of
English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes.
...clean clothes, and come right down with me,here into the thickest of the fog and mud and effluvia. I want you to hear this story. There is a secret down here, in...
9) 280. An Essay on Man. Epistle I-Of the Nature and State of Man, with
Respect to the Universe. Alexander Pope. 1909-14. English Poetry I: From
Chaucer to Gray. The Harvard Classics
...n? Or touch, if tremblingly alive all o er, To smart and agonize at ev ry pore? Or, quick effluvia darting thro the brain, Die of a rose in aromatic pain? 200 If...
10) Chapter XXX. Manzoni, Alessandro. 1909-14. I Promessi Sposi. The Harvard
...of keys, and at every step they took in the passage encountered a fetid odour, a poisonous effluvia, which almost drove them back. Holding their noses, they advanced...