- You’ll cook his Cream of Wheat, launder his handkerchiefs and bear his children, though of course the children will all have measles at one time or another, which is a nuisance.
- All the conventional things, I suppose, everybody goes through them, like measles.
- She would cook his breakfast, even though they had a maid; she would prepare his favorite dish—French pancakes, the kind he had liked so much when he was nine years old and sick with 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.’
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Edith Nesbit -- The Railway Children