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rheumatics

Informal rheumatism
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You can't thrash when you have rheumatic fever--though you want to something awful, Mrs.
Even the officiating priest was only a harmless, humble-looking old man, who went through his duties resignedly, and felt visible rheumatic difficulties every time he bent his knees.
Dolly says she's sure to have rheumatic fever, if she don't have noo-monia
Being but a hewer of wood and drawer of water, she is rheumatic.
Over th' wall I come--until th' rheumatics stopped me--an' I did a bit o' work once a year.
An, it'll be easier for a man wi' rheumatics to come in at th' door.
Ben Weatherstaff went his way forgetting rheumatics.
Mrs Sliderskew, with much blinking and chuckling, and with looks expressive of her strong admiration of Mr Squeers, his person, manners, and conversation, replied that the rheumatics were better.
Measles, rheumatics, hooping-cough, fevers, agers, and lumbagers,' said Mr Squeers, 'is all philosophy together; that's what it is.
Silas now found himself and his cottage suddenly beset by mothers who wanted him to charm away the whooping-cough, or bring back the milk, and by men who wanted stuff against the rheumatics or the knots in the hands; and, to secure themselves against a refusal, the applicants brought silver in their palms.
Livesey, and on him I observed it did not produce an agreeable effect, for he looked up for a moment quite angrily before he went on with his talk to old Taylor, the gardener, on a new cure for the rheumatics.
compile 33 chapters by rheumatologists and other medical specialists from North America, Europe, and Singapore who discuss pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment of rheumatic diseases in adults and children, including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, connective tissue diseases, osteoporosis, regional pain disorders, Lyme disease, degenerative rheumatic diseases, and fibromyalgia and unexplained generalized pain syndromes.