"Bodies are piling up like firewood"
"Two bony hands curled around my shoulder like the claws of a panther"
"Life was a battle, and Mother, a tired and bitter captain"
"We walked past blocks of empty houses along streets that felt abandoned"
"My stomach took control"
"A roast beef bigger than a horse"
"The sun wasn't made of fire, it was a monstrous snowball"
"My father had built our home and business after the War for Independence ended in 1783. I was four years old. The coffeehouse sat just off the corner of Seventh and High Streets. At first we were lucky if a lost farmer strayed in, but business improved when President Washington's house was built two blocks away." (p. 7)
"Grandfather stayed silent until we approached a limping man dressed in dark rags, pushing a car.
"'Wonder where that fellow's going?' he said. 'Looks like he belongs on the waterfront.'
"A thin white arm flopped over the side of the cart as it jostled over the cobblestones.
"'Hullo there, good man!' called Grandfather. 'There is no place for the dead up here. Hullo!"' (p. 61)
I need a idiom, an alliteration, and a hyperbole in chapters 9-12. It's for an assignment.Thanks!
all the deaths in the family
In Fever 1793 the rats benefited from the pestilence.
There are 29 chapters in the book fever 1793
yes, famous and normal/average people survived the fever of 1793.
The saddest part in Fever 1793 was when Matilda's grandfather died and she was left alone.
The Flaviviridae family.