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Gone with the Wind
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  • Food was scanty, one blanket for three men, and the ravages of smallpox, pneumonia and typhoid gave the place the name of a pest-house.
  • The typhoid, Mrs. O’Hara said it was.
  • The Yankees won’t hurt you and typhoid would.
  • Dear Daughter, Your Mother and both girls have the typhoid.
  • Scarlett had seen enough typhoid in the Atlanta hospital to know what a week meant in that dread disease.
  • The Yankees are close to home and my little sister is ill with typhoid and—and—so now, even if I could go home, like I want to, Mother wouldn’t let me for fear I’d catch it too.
  • Moreover, many of them were dying, dying swiftly, silently, having little strength left to combat the blood poisoning, gangrene, typhoid and pneumonia which had set in before they could reach Atlanta and a doctor.
  • As she folded it, so that her note was uppermost, she caught Gerald’s words, "Your mother—typhoid—under no condition—to come home—" She almost sobbed.
  • I told them there was sickness in the house, the typhoid, and it was death to move them.
  • Soon Carreen and Suellen would have the insatiable hunger of typhoid convalescents.
  • Pa—Pa told me that—that he got them not to burn the house because Suellen and Carreen were so ill with typhoid they couldn’t be moved.
  • Packed into squalid cabins, smallpox, typhoid and tuberculosis broke out among them.
  • She died of typhoid.
  • The dirty tow-headed slut whose illegitimate baby Ellen had baptized, Emmie who had given typhoid to Ellen and killed her.

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  • Typhoid fever infects millions of people annually.
  • The nurse says I’m the only typhoid patient and I’m a miracle for getting over the crisis.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes

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