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smallpox
used in Gone with the Wind

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Definition a highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scars
  • Food was scanty, one blanket for three men, and the ravages of smallpox, pneumonia and typhoid gave the place the name of a pest-house.
    2.16 (90% in)
  • Had he fallen victim to smallpox?
    2.16 (92% in)
  • Or was he dead of smallpox months ago, rotting in some long ditch with hundreds of other Confederates?
    3.24 (26% in)
  • Packed into squalid cabins, smallpox, typhoid and tuberculosis broke out among them.
    4.37 (69% in)
  • As to where he got the money, it seems it was sent him by someone he nursed through a case of smallpox at Rock Island.
    5.57 (62% in)

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