The expression of Mump's face, which seemed to be tolerating the superfluous existence of objects in general, was strongly confirmatory of this high praise.
"I can't give you Mumps, 'cause he'd break his heart to go away from me--eh, Mumps, what do you say, you riff-raff?" (Mumps declined to express himself more diffusely than by a single affirmative movement of his tail.) "But I'd get you a pup, Miss, an' welcome."
You better bet they do with THESE mumps. These mumps is different.
"Well, what in the nation do they call it the MUMPS for?"
Young Johnny Booth was to have been married yesterday, but he couldn't be because he's gone and got the mumps
. Wasn't that like a man?"
," he warned her almost threateningly, and off he went again.
Send your soldiers at once to open the dungeon door, or you shall have mumps
before the morning sun has risen on the hills of Jolliginki."
He had had all the diseases that babies are heir to, in quick succession, scarlet fever, mumps
, and whooping cough in the first year, and now he was down with the measles.
You'd have to go down at once; his assistant has developed mumps
. I believe it's a very pleasant place."
And then, one bright, clear morning, when the birds sang and all Nature seemed fair and gay, Clarence Tresillian developed mumps
These are the soul's mumps
and measles and whooping-coughs, and those who have not caught them cannot describe their health or prescribe the cure.
"Then that child looks as if it were coming down with mumps
. You ought to tell the mother she shouldn't have brought it to church."