Captain Smith affected a cough, and put his brown mare into a canter.
His father's cough had been bad all night, and this made his mother troubled and cross.
Mis' Eben Smith's got eight young ones down with the whoopin'-cough.
I then made him understand that I had a weak chest, and that the smoke made me cough.
Here a cough interrupted him, and he paused and ran his hand ...