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MG

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for MADAGASCAR.

MG

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Republic of Madagascar. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Malagasy bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Madagascar. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Madagascar. Each Malagasy province has its own code with the prefix "MG." For example, the code for the Province of Toamasina is ISO 3166-2:MG-A.
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In the extent and proper structure of the Union, therefore, we behold a republican remedy for the diseases most incident to republican government.
I have written to my old friend and master, Professor Van Helsing, of Amsterdam, who knows as much about obscure diseases as any one in the world.
Thus, heat, cold, disease, health, and so on are dispositions.
This was a hard case for Cotton Mather, who saw no other way to rescue his poor child Samuel from the disease.
de Richelieu was but seventeen months younger than I am when he died, and died of a mortal disease.
If the mighty merchant whose benefactions are reckoned by thousands of dollars deem himself worthy, let him join the procession with her whose love has proved itself by watchings at the sick-bed, and all those lowly offices which bring her into actual contact with disease and wretchedness.
For my part, I have no heart; so I cannot have heart disease.
No one went near the plantation, for, as you know, the natives have a very lively horror of the disease, and in the old days when it was discovered the sufferer was killed; but sometimes, when the village boys were scrambling about the hills, they would catch sight of the white man, with his great red beard, wandering about.
Bright's disease, I was relieved to find, I had only in a modified form, and, so far as that was concerned, I might live for years.
Doctors came to see her singly and in consultation, talked much in French, German, and Latin, blamed one another, and prescribed a great variety of medicines for all the diseases known to them, but the simple idea never occurred to any of them that they could not know the disease Natasha was suffering from, as no disease suffered by a live man can be known, for every living person has his own peculiarities and always has his own peculiar, personal, novel, complicated disease, unknown to medicine- not a disease of the lungs, liver, skin, heart, nerves, and so on mentioned in medical books, but a disease consisting of one of the innumerable combinations of the maladies of those organs.
If the truth should be that some undermining disease was at work within him, there might be large opportunity for some people to be the happier when he was gone; and if one of those people should be Will Ladislaw, Mr.
This was the young poet who looked after the book half of the village drug and book store, and who wrote poetry in such leisure as he found from his duties, and with such strength as he found in the disease preying upon him.