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Wuthering Heights
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  • I sympathised a while; but when the children fell ill of the measles, and I had to tend them, and take on me the cares of a woman at once, I changed my idea.

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  • She never received a measles vaccination, so we’ll have to wait 8 to 12 days to find out if she caught it.
  • Mother began to be afraid that he might be sickening for measles, when suddenly he sat up in bed and said: ’I hate gruel — I hate barley water — I hate bread and milk.’
    Edith Nesbit  --  The Railway Children

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