pestilence in a sentence
Example sentences for pestilence
Looked down on by everybody around them, they lived in "Frogtown," near a creek crawling with snakes and flowing with pestilence.
Drought and plenty, pestilence and health, followed one another.
There was no security for land property or life, and fever and pestilence raged.
Every few years the city was scourged by a pestilence of yellow fever.
They are a pestilence that cannot be hunted in the densely populated areas they inhabit.
Fire, pestilence and greed devoured the people.
Computer researchers say they are detecting an ominous trend toward programs that mimic pestilence in the physical world.
Pestilence was known to have been foreboded by a shower of crimson light.
Everyone must use less water if famine, pestilence and mass migration are not to sweep the globe.
In 250, a pestilence began to rage, and made great havoc for several years.
The city has served as a refuge for people fleeing persecution, pestilence, and poverty.
He who desires but acts not, breeds pestilence.
They glide down corridors like allegories of pestilence and famine.
The saint appointed a public solemn thanksgiving, and three days' prayer for such as had died during the pestilence.
With her one hundred and sixty of her nuns were swept off by the pestilence.
It was a place of such “richness and abundance” that “neither war, pestilence nor oppression could destroy” it.
In recent months the city has revived its efforts to curb honking, smoking and the pestilence of plastic bags.
Pestilence loomed if corpses were not put quickly under ground.