was such a funny thing (he insisted) that it would not worry him a bit to discover that I had come to take the presents instead of to take care of them
She was constitutionally subject to asthma
, and, having warnings of the return of the malady, she was
Their religion was of a simple, semi-pagan kind, but there was no heresy in it,--if heresy properly means choice,--for they didn't know there was any other religion, except that of chapel-goers, which appeared to run in families, like asthma
I was once consulted by a man troubled with asthma
, who presented me with two alquieres--that is, about twenty-eight pounds weight--of corn and a sheep.
I forgot to tell you that the Shark was suffering from asthma
, so that whenever he breathed a storm seemed to blow.
Some said that Doctor Boylston had contrived a method for conveying the gout, rheumatism, sick- headache, asthma
, and all other diseases from one person to another, and diffusing them through the whole community.