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virus -- in biology
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  • I have the Village Virus.
  • The Village Virus is the germ which—it’s extraordinarily like the hook-worm—it infects ambitious people who stay too long in the provinces.
  • But I guess the Village Virus had me already.
  • Then I found that the Village Virus had me, absolute: I didn’t want to face new streets and younger men—real competition.
  • She would be an authentic part of the town, yet escape the coma of the Village Virus.
  • The Village Virus.
  • The Village Virus.
  • The Village Virus—the village virtuousness.
  • They elaborately glanced away, and were relieved as he went on: "The diagnosis of my Village Virus is simple enough.
  • She pictured, and ridiculed, herself as walking up to him and remarking, "I am sick with the Village Virus.

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  • The common cold is caused by a virus.
  • Antibiotics don’t work against viruses.

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