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But he had hard luck, too, for another carbuncle developed at Melbourne and kept him laid up for nearly a week.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
It was the flash of the great carbuncle, and the stars seen through it were as if dyed in blood.Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Complete|Charles M. Skinner
The sun struck it, and made the engraved carbuncle shine dully red.Friendship and Folly|Maria Louise Pool
It happened that Mre Jupillon had trouble with her leg—a carbuncle that prevented her from walking for nearly eighteen months.Germinie Lacerteux|Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
This story of the carbuncle reminds us of Hawthorne's story on the same subject.John Greenleaf Whittier|W. Sloane Kennedy