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This joint is commonly used for walls intended to be coated with distemper or limewhite.
My late distemper of heat and itching being come upon me again, so that I must think of sweating again as I did before.
This malignant distemper had destroyed numbers of prisoners during the preceding years.
Uncle Giles told them one mare had buck-eye poison and the other distemper.
Cats attacked in this way are called, by the natives, azorochados, and antimony is alleged to be the cause of the distemper.
No woman whose husband had any visible distemper should claim under a year after her subscription.
In 1754 and 1755 this distemper prevailed in Newgate to a degree which carried off more than one-fifth of the prisoners.
It is impossible that the cause of this strange distemper should not sometimes become a subject of discourse.
There is, in my opinion, a peculiar venom and malignity in this political distemper beyond any that I have heard or read of.
The distemper is increased by his injudicious and preposterous endeavours, or pretences, for the cure of it.

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