Usage examples for evils

  1. I know you are a gentleman, that is enough for that; but there is something beyond these more common evils – Gallegher and Other Stories by Richard Harding Davis
  2. It was the choice of two evils and I am not sure that the plan we chose was not the worst. – Colonel Thorndyke's Secret by G. A. Henty
  3. Another mischievous habit, characteristic of the American people, preoccupied with so many urgent private concerns, is to rise up and pass a law that is loudly in demand, and let it go with that, as if all social evils could be cured by mere legal enactment. – The Children of the Poor by Jacob A. Riis