calenture


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calenture

(kăl′ən-cho͝or′)
n.
A tropical fever once believed to be caused by the heat.
References in classic literature ?
I had several men who died in my ship of calentures, so that I was forced to get recruits out of Barbadoes and the Leeward Islands, where I touched, by the direction of the merchants who employed me; which I had soon too much cause to repent: for I found afterwards, that most of them had been buccaneers.
Performing poetic subversions of long-held notions about the subjects of death, loss, and the societal perception of femininity, Calenture is at once uncomfortable and hauntingly memorable.
His second record from the Marching Church 'side project', a bleak but utterly gripping baroque and roll work that takes aim at Elsewhere Ronnenfelt attacks US police shootings, slays societies that enforce refugee camps, and on the closing Calenture, offers an apocalyptic vision.
At the end of the description Wordsworth explicitly calls attention to its textual source in a footnote: "This description of the Calenture is sketch'd from an imperfect recollection of an admirable one in prose, by Mr.