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  • He hid behind the prescription-counter, and when she stamped her foot he came out wailing, "Honest, I haven’t done nothing crooked today—not yet."
  • Gut the prescription filled, and come in and see me next week.
  • Shelves of soap-cartons, teething-rings, garden-seeds, and patent medicines in yellow "packages-nostrums" for consumption, for "women’s diseases"—notorious mixtures of opium and alcohol, in the very shop to which her husband sent patients for the filling of prescriptions.
  • Tomorrow you or one of the neighbors drive in and get this prescription filled at Dyer’s.
  • "There’s some people in town that say the doc is a fair to middlin’ diagnostician and prescription-writer, but let me whisper this to you—but for heaven’s sake don’t tell him I said so—don’t you ever go to him for anything more serious than a pendectomy of the left ear or a strabismus of the cardiograph."
  • "The fat cranky lady back there beside you, who is pretending that she can’t hear me giving her away, is Mrs. Sam’l Clark; and this hungry-looking squirt up here beside me is Dave Dyer, who keeps his drug store running by not filling your hubby’s prescriptions right—fact you might say he’s the guy that put the ’shun’ in ’prescription.’
  • "The fat cranky lady back there beside you, who is pretending that she can’t hear me giving her away, is Mrs. Sam’l Clark; and this hungry-looking squirt up here beside me is Dave Dyer, who keeps his drug store running by not filling your hubby’s prescriptions right—fact you might say he’s the guy that put the ’shun’ in ’prescription.’

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

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