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  • She slipped off her worn shoe and, barefooted, she pattered swiftly to the bureau, not even feeling her festered toe.
  • Scarlett would have liked that title too, but it involved touching men crawling with lice, running fingers down throats of unconscious patients to see if they were choking on swallowed tobacco quids, bandaging stumps and picking maggots out of festering flesh.
  • Just when she needed her strength most, this toe had to fester.
  • CHAPTER XXVI Scarlett had been at Tara two weeks since her return from Atlanta when the largest blister on her foot began to fester, swelling until it was impossible for her to put on her shoe or do more than hobble about on her heel.

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  • She had a festering boil on her neck.
  • Her wounds are festering.

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