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measles
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Gone with the Wind
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  • It’s going hungry, and getting the measles and pneumonia from sleeping in the wet.
  • And if it ain’t measles and pneumonia, it’s your bowels.
  • He had died ignominiously and swiftly of pneumonia, following measles, without ever having gotten any closer to the Yankees than the camp in South Carolina.
  • All because Charles Hamilton had had the measles.
  • Mrs. Bonnell’s children have the measles," said Mrs. Merriwether abruptly, showing plainly that she held Mrs. Bonnell personally responsible for permitting such a thing to happen.

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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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