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I think thou observedst, it is probable the wound will fester, so as to occasion danger to the limb in this cold weather?
Without some outlet, the anger caused by the ever-occurring troubles of life is apt to rankle and fester within.
When they reached Yaroslavl the wound had begun to fester (Natasha knew all about such things as festering) and the doctor had said that the festering might take a normal course.