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Do not mistrust me, dearest," said her husband, smiling; "its virtuous potency is yet greater than its harmful one.
Having in this way secured three new recipes, four magical powders and a selection of herbs of wonderful power and potency, she hobbled home as fast as she could, in order to test her new sorceries.
He sneered his incredulity of the law's potency in such a region, but he merely iterated, dispassionately, doggedly, "He killed Dutchy and Harkey.
Now I wonder whether I shall ever again feel thrills of the same potency as those that ran through me at that moment.
Seeing that his antics had no potency with the visitor, the witch-doctor tried some new medicine.
It was a strength we are wont to associate with things primitive, with wild animals, and the creatures we imagine our tree-dwelling prototypes to have been--a strength savage, ferocious, alive in itself, the essence of life in that it is the potency of motion, the elemental stuff itself out of which the many forms of life have been moulded; in short, that which writhes in the body of a snake when the head is cut off, and the snake, as a snake, is dead, or which lingers in the shapeless lump of turtle-meat and recoils and quivers from the prod of a finger.
It is this greater causal potency of the near appearance that leads physics to state its causal laws in terms of that system of regular appearances to which the nearest appearances increasingly approximate, and that makes it value information derived from the microscope or telescope.
I began to ascribe an extraordinary potency to agents in themselves powerless.
He gave it to me to read, and when I handed it back to him with the remark that I accepted its terms, the deputy-Neptune signed it, stamped it with his own exalted hand, folded it in four (it was a sheet of blue foolscap) and presented it to me--a gift of ex- traordinary potency, for, as I put it in my pocket, my head swam a little.
Maxwell and his colleagues used the CASH data to examine the relationship between progestin and estrogen potency in combination OCPs in 434 women with endometrial cancer and 2,557 controls.
Gemifloxacin was approved after Scheld's review and has pharmacodynamic potency similar to moxifloxacin against S.
Dohar: First, I have come to learn that otolaryngologists' perceptions of steroid potency are completely different from rheumatologists' perceptions.