It has indeed had influenzas, some of them peculiar to itself.
It was pronounced a breeder of influenzas, and the high road to a headache.
Mr. Joseph Kilgore was suffering from one of those spring influenzas which make a man feel as if he were his own grandfather.
Exposure to the elements seemed to harm no one, and coughs, influenzas and rheumatics were unknown.
This is perhaps the only special reference to tussis as epidemic until the influenzas of the seventeenth century.
He maintains that influenzas usually classed as colds do not arise, as a rule, from either cold or dampness.
An account of his theory will be found in the chapter on Influenzas and Epidemic Agues.
I do not wish to claim these as influenzas, or to contend that they were infections equivalent thereto in diffusiveness.
It is easy to object that these influenzas between 1837 and 1847 were but the ordinary catarrhal maladies of the seasons.
The instances in view are the influenzas started among a remote community on the arrival of strangers in their ordinary health.