1 And if it ain't measles and pneumonia, it's your bowels.
2 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.
3 "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.
4 All because Charles Hamilton had had the measles.
5 He had had all the diseases that babies are heir to, in quick succession, scarlet fever, mumps, and whooping cough in the first year, and now he was down with the measles.
6 He hunted up Jim Hollis, who called his attention to the precious blessing of his late measles as a warning.
7 Just the same as though you prayed that a physician might only be called upon to prescribe for headaches, measles, and the stings of wasps, or any other slight affection of the epidermis.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 6. The Deputy Procureur du Roi.
8 I sympathised a while; but when the children fell ill of the measles, and I had to tend them, and take on me the cares of a woman at once, I changed my idea.
9 It seems but yesterday that I had the honour of attending you in the measles.