There is an air of prescription about him which is always agreeable to Sir Leicester; he receives it as a kind of tribute.
The one grand recipe remains for you—the profound philosophical prescription—the be-all and the end-all of your strange existence upon earth.
He told us, however, that as he had always been a mere child in point of weights and measures and had never known anything about them (except that they disgusted him), he had never been able to prescribe with the requisite accuracy of detail.
"This is our friend’s consulting-room (or would be, if he ever prescribed), his sanctum, his studio," said my guardian to us.
The auspicious event is always commemorated according to certain forms settled and prescribed by Mr. Bagnet some years since.
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The doctor prescribed an antibiotic for the infection.
The doctor wrote a prescription for an antibiotic.