You are really an admirable tonic, much better than what Sir Andrew prescribes for me.
Indeed, he was still devoted to the study of chemistry, and had a laboratory of his own, in which he used to shut himself up all day long, greatly to the annoyance of his mother, who had set her heart on his standing for Parliament, and had a vague idea that a chemist was a person who made up prescriptions.
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The doctor prescribed an antibiotic for the infection.
The doctor wrote a prescription for an antibiotic.