rheumatics


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rheumatics

Informal rheumatism
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An, it'll be easier for a man wi' rheumatics to come in at th' door.
Measles, rheumatics, hooping-cough, fevers, agers, and lumbagers,' said Mr Squeers, 'is all philosophy together; that's what it is.
Once rheumatic, always rheumatic, I fear," he replied.
But I must object to your dooming Colonel Brandon and his wife to the constant confinement of a sick chamber, merely because he chanced to complain yesterday (a very cold damp day) of a slight rheumatic feel in one of his shoulders.
She had rheumatic fever, too, at the same time, so she couldn't thrash 'round.