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  • His classes listened with zeal, and memorized the sacred hundred and fifty favorite prescriptions.
  • Therefore, you will learn the properties of drugs and the contents of prescriptions BECAUSE I TELL YOU TO!
  • Stands to reason you can look at a fellow’s sore throat or prescribe for an ear-ache just as well in a nice simple little office as in some fool place all fixed up like a Moorhead saloon.
  • But Martin was alienated from the civilized, industrious, nice young men of Digamma Pi, in whose faces he could already see prescriptions, glossy white sterilizers, smart enclosed motors, and glass office-signs in the best gilt lettering.
  • He alleged that he was a licensed pharmacist but he so mangled prescriptions that Martin burst into the store and addressed him piously.
  • I was putting up prescriptions when you was in the cradle.
  • Martin saw that, unless he struggled, not only would he harden into timid morality under the pressure of the village, but be fixed in a routine of prescriptions and bandaging.
  • Then behold the Dr. Martin Arrowsmith who had once infuriated Angus Duer and Irving Watters by his sarcasm on medical standards upholding to a lewdly grinning Bert Tozer the benevolence and scientific knowledge of all doctors; proclaiming that no medicine had ever (at least by any Winnemac graduate) been prescribed in vain nor any operation needlessly performed.
  • But Martin insisted, "Please, Dr. Davidson, what’s the use of getting all these prescriptions by heart, anyway?
  • He’s running a sanitarium out on Long Island—slick idea, too—practically he’s a bootlegger; gets a lot of highrollers out there and let’s ’cause have all the hooch they want, on prescriptions, absolutely legal and water-tight! The parties they throw at that joint, dames and everything! Believe me, Uncle Clif is sore stricken with tootelus bootelus and is going to the Carr Sanitarium for what ails him! But now look: Suppose we got him or somebody to rig up a new kind of cure—call itů
  • At breakfast he scolded, "Another idiotic day of writing prescriptions for bellyaches that ought never to have happened!

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  • The doctor prescribed an antibiotic for the infection.
  • The doctor wrote a prescription for an antibiotic.

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