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Yeah, an antidote to the stupidity of dating.
Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  a cure for something bad — especially for poison
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  • Yeah, an antidote to the stupidity of dating.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • But Andie was no longer the antidote to my nerves.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Oh, there’s talk of an antidote there, but that’s a bunch of hooey.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • "Not really But it seems to me that if you wait around until you know you need an antidote, it’s probably too late to pick one up."
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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  • Volunteers are still urgently needed for antidote testing, even as the cyborg draft continues.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • Even with antidotes on hand, it would be unpleasant.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • I hastily turned toward the nearest face, as an antidote to such disturbing thoughts.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • But antidotes don’t always work.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • It’s a medicine or antidote or something, already inside a medical syringe, ready to use.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • The Mandrake forms an essential part of most antidotes.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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  • Offer poison as food and poison as antidote.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • But nursing was no antidote: Even with a full belly, Parwana was flailing and shrieking, immune to her mother’s supplications.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • Eva would accept nothing less than excellence in school, because she saw education as the only antidote to their poverty.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • Demon poisonings are common, but since it was a Greater Demon, Hodge isn’t sure if the antidotes he usually employs will be viable.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • Nature in one of her beneficient moods has ordained that even death has some antidote to its own terrors.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • But mostly because Ali was immune to the insults of his assailants; he had found his joy, his antidote, the moment Sanaubar had given birth to Hassan.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • When he had gone, Monte Cristo breathed a profound sigh, and said,—"Enough of this poison, let me now seek the antidote."
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • We both appreciate simplicity, and we are sometimes bored — well, boredom is a pleasing antidote to fear.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • For the poison which SHE pours there is no antidote.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • Every morning the antidote for the previous day’s poison was administered to me, by force if I refused to take it.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • Professor Snape was forcing them to research antidotes.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • The necessary antidotes had been administered in time and she was now out of danger, though still so weak that it was out of the question to move her to the country, and so the countess had been sent for.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • The only antidote was to go for long runs first thing in the morning, before the sun came up.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • You’ve got the antidote in the car, right?
    Cornelia Funke  --  Inkheart
  • His cool skin was the perfect antidote to the heat.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • Sewing, stitching, any labour, Having always work to do, To the poison Love instilleth Is the antidote most sure.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • I’ve got a bottle of antidote here, but I’d rather nobody needed it.’
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • From certain cloistered old authors I have gathered that this same sea-unicorn’s horn was in ancient days regarded as the great antidote against poison, and as such, preparations of it brought immense prices.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • To-day, there are brand-new, wide streets, arenas, circuses, hippodromes, railway stations, and a prison, Mazas, there; progress, as the reader sees, with its antidote.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • They owed to him their two or three politest puzzles; and the joy and exultation with which at last he recalled, and rather sentimentally recited, that well-known charade, My first doth affliction denote, Which my second is destin’d to feel And my whole is the best antidote That affliction to soften and heal.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • "I’m no antidote," said Lee.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • Darkness feeds on apathy …. and conviction is our most potent antidote.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • White men, employed to lay out railroads in snaky places, often carry ammonia with them as an antidote.
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Cure her of that: Canst thou not minister to a mind diseas’d; Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow; Raze out the written troubles of the brain; And with some sweet oblivious antidote Cleanse the stuff’d bosom of that perilous stuff Which weighs upon the heart?
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth
  • The total value of this effort was to make him realize once more how far his emotions were involved; thenceforth he resolutely provided antidotes.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • It was obvious the man had been deep within the drug’s rapture when he received this report, and had stopped only to take the antidote before rushing here.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • "But there are some injuries you can’t cure… old curses…and there are poisons without antidotes…… "
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • It might be possible for science to discover some prophylactic, I should think—or some antidote of some kind— Morten Kiil.
    Henrik Ibsen  --  An Enemy of the People
  • We’ll make sure they have all the information they need to get the antidote for Jocelyn.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Glass
  • The only antidote for the corrosive poison of violence is finding peace within yourself.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • But I gave myself up to it; it was an antidote to any pain, and I had more pains than one.
    Henry James  --  The Turn of the Screw
  • Stephen feels hemmed in by the strictures of Irish life, by family and politics and education and religion and narrow-mindedness; as we know by now, the antidote to limitations and shackles is freedom.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Knowing the material cold is Cedric’s best antidote to the uncertainty that sometimes wells up inside him, the doubts about whether any amount of work will be enough to propel him to a new life.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • To Sergey Ivanovitch the country meant on one hand rest from work, on the other a valuable antidote to the corrupt influences of town, which he took with satisfaction and a sense of its utility.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • I must administer an antidote, while Miss Deane prepares to tear herself away from her bobbins.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • Men knew this, but they somehow assumed that the lethal effects of the disease were unrelated to the diarrhea; they searched for something else: an antidote, a drug, a way to kill the organism.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • These long walks through the charming wooded streets around his home, past Montana State students throwing Frisbees to their dogs in well-tended parks, was the antidote he needed to eight days in an airless room.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • But he had found antidotes.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • Unlike so many of their moderate brothers and sisters, they have recognized the urgency of the moment and sensed the need for powerful "action" antidotes to combat the disease of segregation.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.  --  Letter from a Birmingham Jail
  • Leonardus Camillus had seen a white stone taken from the brain of a newly-killed toad, that was a certain antidote against poison.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
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