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  • Do not you remember what Mr. Perry said, so many years ago, when I had the measles?
  • You were very bad with the measles; that is, you would have been very bad, but for Perry’s great attention.
  • He said, from the first, it was a very good sort—which was our great comfort; but the measles are a dreadful complaint.
  • I hope whenever poor Isabella’s little ones have the measles, she will send for Perry."

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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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