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measles
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David Copperfield
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  • She was a woman in the prime of life; of a severe countenance; and subject (particularly in the arms) to a sort of perpetual measles or fiery rash.
  • It seems but yesterday that I had the honour of attending you in the measles.

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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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