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syphilis
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Brave New World
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  • Not to mention the right to grow old and ugly and impotent; the right to have syphilis and cancer; the right to have too little to eat; the right to be lousy; the right to live in constant apprehension of what may happen to-morrow; the right to catch typhoid; the right to be tortured by unspeakable pains of every kind.

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  • If untreated, syphilis can create serious health problems, such as blindness, heart disorders, and  mental disorders.
  • If he could have infected the whole lot of them with leprosy or syphilis, how gladly he would have done so!
    George Orwell  --  1984

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