To those who create themselves wits at the cost of feminine delicacy (a habit of mind which he never did hold with) to them he would concede neither to bear the name nor to herit the tradition of a proper breeding: while for such that, having lost all forbearance, can lose no more, there remained the sharp antidote of experience to cause their insolency to beat a precipitate and inglorious retreat.
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Yeah, an antidote to the stupidity of dating.
Laurie Halse Anderson -- The Impossible Knife of Memory
But Andie was no longer the antidote to my nerves.