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A warmly administered prod broke through her stoicism and started her tottering along.
They wished to administer the sacrament of unction."
After a mute confession, communion was administered to the dying man, preparations made for the sacrament of unction, and in his house there was the bustle and thrill of suspense usual at such moments.
As she still hesitated, being, in fact, in no reasonable state of mind, he took the infant in his arms, and himself administered the draught.
"Could the strychnine have been administered in Mrs.
"Then you consider it more likely that the drug was administered in the coffee, but that for some unknown reason its action was delayed."
"I believe," continued Lawrence, "that there have been cases where the cumulative effect of a drug, administered for some time, has ended by causing death.
I believe there has been in England, since the days of the STUARTS, no law so often infamously administered, no law so often openly violated, no law habitually so ill-supervised.
"For myself I must say I cannot guess how many," said the battered knight Don Quixote; "but I take all the blame upon myself, for I had no business to put hand to sword against men who where not dubbed knights like myself, and so I believe that in punishment for having transgressed the laws of chivalry the God of battles has permitted this chastisement to be administered to me; for which reason, brother Sancho, it is well thou shouldst receive a hint on the matter which I am now about to mention to thee, for it is of much importance to the welfare of both of us.
Are not the former administered by MEN as well as the latter?
I soaked some crumbled morsels of biscuit in the wine, and, little by little, I revived her failing strength by nourishment administered at intervals in that cautious form.
Toward morning the nourishment which I still carefully administered wrought its healthful change in her pulse, and composed her to quieter slumbers.