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The Age of Innocence
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  • Marry them before Lent; I may catch pneumonia any winter now, and I want to give the wedding-breakfast.
  • The reputation of the Mingotts’ family physician was largely based on the attack of pneumonia which Mr. Welland had never had; and his insistence on St. Augustine was therefore inflexible.
  • He had been what was called a faithful husband; and when May had suddenly died—carried off by the infectious pneumonia through which she had nursed their youngest child—he had honestly mourned her.

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  • A mild case of pneumonia is sometimes referred to as "walking pneumonia."
  • I thought probably I’d get pneumonia and die.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye

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