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Amongst us a simpleton, possessed by the demon of hate or cupidity, who has an enemy to destroy, or some near relation to dispose of, goes straight to the grocer's or druggist's, gives a false name, which leads more easily to his detection than his real one, and under the pretext that the rats prevent him from sleeping, purchases five or six grammes of arsenic -- if he is really a cunning fellow, he goes to five or six different druggists or grocers, and thereby becomes only five or six times more easily traced; -- then, when he has acquired his specific, he administers duly to his enemy, or near kinsman, a dose of arsenic which would make a mammoth or mastodon burst, and which, without rhyme or reason, makes his victim utter groans which alarm the entire neighborhood.
Off he went wid that fit in his little head an' a dose of fever, an nothin' would suit but givin' you the dog as a hostage.
When I was collecting dose liddle monkeys-it was in '79 or '80, und I was in der islands of der Archipelago-over dere in der dark"-he pointed southward to New Guinea generally-"Mein Gott
I will take over the boy and dose him, and stuff him, and make him all whole.
The strength of the dose would determine whether he were to linger out years, or drop dead in the midst of a breath.
He looked particularly at me, as if it struck him that I should be better for a dose, so that I bowed to him and left him with the women, going down to smoke a cigar in the garden.
If Oz had taken a dose of the same courage he gave me," added the Lion, "he would have been a brave man.
I gave him a sufficient dose of veronal to insure his unconsciousness for several hours.
In a little while he brought the medicine and gave Philip a dose.
He must now consign the patient to her care; and he proceeded to repeat to her Lydgate's directions as to the quantity of each dose.
I guess it will make anything live that is sprinkled with it; but there's only about one dose left.
A single moment's vigilance relaxed, a blanket displaced, a dose of brandy forgotten, and Trent might have walked this life a multi-millionaire, a peer, a little god amongst his fellows, freed for ever from all anxiety.