Sentence Examples


  • But the efficiency of this preventive stops short at the point of saving human life.
  • At the first hint of below freezing weather, Howie was on the job, covering everything and reading up on all preventive measures known to man.
  • The Indian government formerly maintained a large preventive establishment for the preservation of the revenue, but it was withdrawn in 1898.
  • Du Cane, Punishment and Prevention of Crime (1885); Braco, Estudos penitenciarios e criminaes (Lisbon, 1888); Garofalo, Studio sul delitto, sulle sui cause e sui mezzi di repressione (1890); Adolphe Guillot, Les Prisons de Paris (1890); Tallack, Preventive and Penological Principles (1896); Salillas, Vida penal en Espana (Madrid).
  • The first disease investigated by Pasteur was that of chicken cholera, an epidemic which destroyed io% of the French fowls; after the application of the preventive method the death-rate was reduced to below i %.
 

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