An encouraging example is afforded by the remarkable fact that malaria, which was once rife in certain districts of England, has now died out, although the Anopheles maculipennis mosquito still exists there.
They were still rife in Antioch in 260.
As the queen's reign drew to its close, rumours were rife on the great subject of the succession to the throne.
It has been ascribed to a fly, to the water and to other causes; but it is not peculiar to Aleppo, being rife also at Aintab, Bagdad, &c.
The commercial and financial evils rife under the last kings of the Aviz dynasty were now repeated.