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John says I musn't lose my strength, and has me take cod liver oil and lots of tonics and things, to say nothing of ale and wine and rare meat.
Then, with the bright smile his patients knew and loved so well, he added: "And I'm thinking, after all, that it was the doctor, quite as much as his patients, that needed a draft of that tonic!" All of which puzzled Pollyanna very much--until a chipmunk, running across the road, drove the whole matter from her mind.
"Then you consider that we may dismiss the tonic as not being in any way instrumental in causing her death?"
So the question of the tonic was finally abandoned, and the Coroner proceeded with his task.
He called it a tonic. And we could see that he was tonic-angry when he entered the room.
Monsieur Ratignolle was delighted to see her, though he found her looking not so well as at Grand Isle, and he advised a tonic. He talked a good deal on various topics, a little politics, some city news and neighborhood gossip.
The crisp, fresh mountain air outside the cave acted as an immediate tonic and I felt new life and new courage coursing through me.
The salt sea-air was a wonderful tonic to him after the nervous life of the last few months.
And more needles were missing, than it could be regarded as quite wholesome for a patient of such tender years either to apply externally or to take as a tonic.
You are really an admirable tonic, much better than what Sir Andrew prescribes for me.
That's the sort of tonic we all want, to remind us that we are human beings with blood in our veins, and not sawdust-stuffed dolls."
The first breath of the wind, faint and silken, tonic with life, fanned through his dry-baked body as he finished reading.