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quarantine
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
isolation to prevent the spread of infectious disease
  • Still there was no quarantine, no official admission.
    Chapter 31 (94% in)
  • He was summoned into the reception-room of the department to explain to angry citizens why the garage next door to them should smell of gasoline; he went back to his cubbyhole to dictate letters to school-principals about dental clinics; he drove out to Swede Hollow to see what attention the food and dairy inspector had given to the slaughterhouses; he ordered a family in Shantytown quarantined; and escaped at last into the laboratory.
    Chapter 21 (47% in)
  • When Pickerbaugh had saved the health of the nation through all the smaller towns in the congressional district and had returned to Nautilus, Martin insisted on the quarantine of the infected milker and the closing of the Klopchuk Dairy till no more infection should be found.
    Chapter 22 (22% in)
  • The routine work, examination of babies, quarantines, anti-tuberculosis placarding, went on as before.
    Chapter 24 (1% in)
  • And it's been conveyed to me that if we were to establish a quarantine, the merchants would take the strongest measures against the administration.
    Chapter 31 (98% in)
  • Sondelius wanted to exterminate all the rodents in St. Hubert, to enforce a quarantine, to use Yersin's serum and Haffkine's prophylactic, and to give Martin's phage to everybody in St. Hubert, all at once, all with everybody.
    Chapter 32 (19% in)
  • The epidemic in St. Hubert must have increased, for on the day before the McGurk Commission sailed, Dr. Inchcape Jones declared that the island was quarantined.
    Chapter 32 (57% in)
  • None of the tourists had known of the quarantine.
    Chapter 33 (2% in)
  • To have the existence of the plague admitted in the first place, he had had to fight the merchants controlling the House of Assembly, who had howled that a quarantine would ruin them, and who now refused to give him complete power and tried to manage the epidemic with a Board of Health, which was somewhat worse than navigating a ship during a typhoon by means of a committee.
    Chapter 33 (76% in)
  • Yes," in a shaky but extremely interested manner, "I was yoost thinking I will go and quarantine myself.
    Chapter 34 (56% in)
  • She had come to St. Hubert to see her plantations and had been trapped by the quarantine.
    Chapter 34 (85% in)
  • Whether from phage or rat-killing or Providence, the epidemic paused, and six months after Martin's coming, when the West Indian May was broiling and the season of hurricanes was threatened, the plague had almost vanished and the quarantine was lifted.
    Chapter 35 (75% in)
  • He was called, in the first issue of the Blackwater Guardian after the quarantine was raised, "the savior of all our lives."
    Chapter 35 (86% in)
  • Holabird himself had been appointed Acting Director of the Institute, and as such he chanted: The reports of your work in the letters from Mr. McGurk's agents which the quarantine authorities have permitted to get through to us apprize us far more than does your own modest report what a really sensational success you have had.
    Chapter 35 (90% in)
  • Hard luck to be caught by the quarantine.
    Chapter 36 (4% in)

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