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Arkwright that there are no antidotes for native poisons--"
I can give you a few extracts from the rest of the letter, for I was permitted to keep this also - perhaps, as an antidote to all pernicious hopes and fancies.
But I gave myself up to it; it was an antidote to any pain, and I had more pains than one.
de Villefort, is a poison that the prisoner is not acquainted with, -- one that has no known antidote, quick as thought, rapid as lightning, mortal as the thunderbolt; give her that poison, recommending her soul to God, and save your honor and your life, for it is yours she aims at; and I can picture her approaching your pillow with her hypocritical smiles and her sweet exhortations.
That 'yes' has been my bane and antidote," answered Tom, rallying for a new and still more desperate charge.
The iniquity of the instigation proved its antidote, and when he further added:--
Edgar Caswall again tortured his brain to find any antidote or palliative of this greater evil than before.
He was as blithe and joyous as a young bird, and was staying the keenness of his morning's appetite by chewing the soft bark of a delicate branch he held in his hand, and he recommended the like to me as an admirable antidote against the gnawings of hunger.
If administered in time this is a very effective antidote.
One little sip of this antidote would have rendered the most virulent poisons of the Borgias innocuous.
She put Baglioni's antidote to her lips; and, at the same moment, the figure of Rappaccini emerged from the portal and came slowly towards the marble fountain.
To Beatrice,--so radically had her earthly part been wrought upon by Rappaccini's skill,--as poison had been life, so the powerful antidote was death; and thus the poor victim of man's ingenuity and of thwarted nature, and of the fatality that attends all such efforts of perverted wisdom, perished there, at the feet of her father and Giovanni.