Nicholas, after some opposition, at length consented, and, while some pretty severe bruises on his arms and shoulders were being rubbed with oil and vinegar, and various other efficacious remedies which Newman borrowed from the different lodgers, related in what manner they had been received.
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The drug is safe and efficacious.
He would weep for hours together, and I verily believe that to the very end this spoiled child of life thought his weak tears in some way efficacious.