"Yes, and catch their deaths of fever and ague," said Mrs. Bartlett.
I was but a fortnight in the hospital, the disease being only the fever and ague.
Fortunately for me, there were two cases of fever and ague in the ship.
Clearly his fears had been realised, and he had had an attack of the Persian ague.
He opened his eyes to find the lad shivering as with an ague.