Well, I hope just as I get fond of them they will not have the distemper and die!
My distemper was a pleurisy, which very nearly carried me off.
They say when horses have distemper he takes the medicine himself, and then prays over the horses.
The French had coined a name for the distemper and called it folie d'Afrique.
Finding him a man of reason, I entered into the bottom ...