We often see a woman or man afflicted with fits or falling sickness which the doctor has failed to cure.
"You don't mean to say you've got the falling sickness," said Captain Johns.
The East Africans believe that falling sickness is due to spirits.
The falling sickness afflicts him, and he in turn afflicts us.
Dr. Faustus was sent for to come to the Marshal of Brunswick, who was marvellously troubled with the falling sickness.
Perchance the child is threatened with the falling sickness.
These rings were supposed to cure cramp and the "falling sickness."
He was likewise twice seized with the falling sickness while engaged in active service.
A nervous disease accompanied by fits in which consciousness is lost; the falling sickness.
He was crazy both in body and mind, being subject, when a boy, to the falling sickness.