Thursday, May 31, 2012


  • Shortly after Poulenc penned Les Dialogues des Carmélites, another partner, salesman Lucien Roubert, died of pleurisy in 1955, and Poulenc was too grief-stricken to produce another major work for years.
  • (Sun Sentinel)
  • Of the 250 or more species of Asclepias, Asclepias tuberosa is perhaps the showiest. Butterflyweed, or pleurisy root, is one of the more glorious flowering roadside plants in America, and here in the Ozarks it has started to bloom.
  • (Lovely County Citizen)
  • Francis died on January 11, 1797of pleurisy, which also claimed Rebecca's life ten days later.  The couple was buried next to each other in the family graveyard at Mount Airy.
  • (Examiner)
  • His parents and three sisters died at Auschwitz. He shattered a foot during forced labor, developed pleurisy and shrank to about 95 pounds. Late in the war, the retreating Nazis abandoned Laxs camp.
  • (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
  • "I have been paralysed with a most atrocious cold." "I have been in bed for the last week with a dry pleurisy.
  • (Nation)
  • Pleurisy, an inflammation of the lining of the lungs, would cause a lot of pain with breathing, something you didn't describe.
  • (Philadelphia Daily News)
  • She thrilled at the black-eyed Susans dotting the fields and meadows, day lilies bordering the creek in brilliant orange display, and the darker orange of the pleurisy weed.
  • (Charleston Gazette)
  • Along with arthritis, she has fibromyalgia, a painful nerve disorder; osteoporosis, a thinning of the bones that makes them frail and brittle; and pleurisy, an inflammation of the lining of the lungs. She battles her ailments in two ways.
  • (Kankakee Daily Journal)

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