- Nov 2021
his very heart was sick with salt water,
I love the phrasing here as poetry. When one's heart is sick with salt water, it's an indicator that one has been away at sea for far too long.
- Mar 2021
Fibar bi jàngal na taawan bu góor ni ñuy dagge reeni aloom.
Le guérisseur a appris à son fils aîné comment on coupe les racines du Diospyros.
fibar -- (fibar bi? the healer? as in feebar / fièvre / fever? -- used as a general term for sickness).
bi -- the (indicates nearness).
jàngal v. -- to teach (something to someone), to learn (something from someone) -- compare with jàng (as in janga wolof) and jàngale.
na -- pr. circ. way, defined, distant. How? 'Or' What. function indicator. As.
taaw+an (taaw) bi -- first child, eldest. (taawan -- his eldest).
bu -- the (indicates relativeness).
góor gi -- man; male.
ni -- pr. circ. way, defined, distant. How? 'Or' What. function indicator. As.
ñuy -- they (?).
dagg+e (dagg) v. -- cut; to cut.
reen+i (reen) bi -- root, taproot, support.
aloom gi -- Diospyros mespiliformis, EBENACEA (tree).
- Sep 2020
some people would sooner jeopardize their health and everyone else’s than accept new information or admit to being wrong.
Although some people are taking this situation as a hoax, but many aren't and are trying to stay safe for themselves and their families. When they get sick themselves they see it is an actual issue and as the article says, jeopardizes their own health. We told you so!
- Aug 2020
Bodenhorn, Howard. ‘Business in a Time of Spanish Influenza’. Working Paper. Working Paper Series. National Bureau of Economic Research, July 2020. https://doi.org/10.3386/w27495.
- public health
- nonessential businesses
- healthy economy
- retail sales
- economic activity
- trade off
- spanish influenza
- manufacturing activity
- worker absenteeism
- Oct 2019
Mrs. Hall gave birth in January and is still "feeble"
Fond du Lac has sickness
Boutwell and Ely's children are ill
Sproat visits a sick child
Mrs. Sproat's child died after sickness
author getting ill
Mrs. Wheeler had a still birth after 2 months of complications
Dysentery kills Ely's oldest and Boutwell's youngest
- Sep 2019
mrs. hall is worn down from being sick all the time
Ayer has been ill
Hall expressed to Ely that he was in need of another woman at La Pointe because his wife was continually ill and he was doing all the housework
Eminaso (a Native in Ely's region) has a venereal disease
Delia Cooke was out of work for a while due to illness
Ayer family was sick as well
sickness was prominent in the Boutwell family, with both husband and wife being afflicted by something
very sick woman
Boutwell's wife is illl and so is his child
there are four children at La Pointe in 1836, all of whom are considered babies that need constant care
Hall thinks that they are being neglected both in terms of education and actual care
the women are sick a lot and cannot care for the babies as well as mr. Hall thinks they should be
Boutwell is depressed
- Aug 2019
mary got a slight fever
Innini is being taken to La Pointe to see the doctors there
Baby Ely is still ill in the bowels
Baby Ely is still sick in the bowels
Mary Ely has been sick
the Taw-Rouze (Native Doctor?) asks Mrs. Ely for salt because he has been sick
Mrs. Ely has a busted tooth
When his wife is ill, Boutwell is forced to take care of the house
because many of the women at La Pointe are/have been very sick, school closed for 8 weeks
Boutwell is sick
a four month old baby was left without a nursing mother on in La Pointe
Mrs. Hall is ill and still recovering, after over a month of being sick
- Jun 2019
Mrs. Hall was bed-ridden after a birth complication of an "imposthumated breast". She had a "severe fit of sickness" because of it, but returned to comfortable health, although not strength.