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measles
used in Atlas Shrugged

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an acute and highly contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots followed by a rash; occurs primarily in children
  • ...bring breaks that pipe an inch wider, and the harder you work the more is demanded of you, and you stand slinging buckets forty hours a week, then forty-eight, then fifty-six-for your neighbor's supper-for his wife's operation-for his child's measles-for his mother's wheel chair —for his uncle's shirt-for his nephew's schooling-for the baby next door-for the baby to be born-for anyone anywhere around youit's theirs to receive, from diapers to dentures-and yours to work, from sunup to...
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (17% in)

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