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  • And she, whom he would not touch, lay there, like a sheaf of grain, in the crook of his arm, token of the world's remedy—the refuge from the one lost face out of all the faces, the anodyne against the wound named Laura—a thousand flitting shapes of beauty to bring him comfort and delight.†   (source)
  • So, with a sigh, because novels so often provide an anodyne and not an antidote, glide one into torpid slumbers instead of rousing one with a burning brand, I settled down with a notebook and a pencil to make what I could of Mary Carmichael's first novel, LIFE'S ADVENTURE.†   (source)
  • I shall always be pointed at as the girl who flavored a cake with anodyne liniment.†   (source)
  • "Mercy on us, Anne, you've flavored that cake with ANODYNE LINIMENT.†   (source)
  • The air was heavy with the perfume of the flowers, and their beauty seemed to bring him an anodyne for his pain.†   (source)
  • Would they not have supplied him, out of what was contained in their knowledge of the life of Odette, with the one potent anodyne for his pain?†   (source)
  • The anodyne of muddledom, by which most men blur and blend their mistakes, never passed Leonard's lips— "And if I drink oblivion of a day, So shorten I the stature of my soul."†   (source)
  • With whatever qualifications one would, Lord Warburton had offered her a great opportunity; the situation might have discomforts, might contain oppressive, might contain narrowing elements, might prove really but a stupefying anodyne; but she did her sex no injustice in believing that nineteen women out of twenty would have accommodated themselves to it without a pang.†   (source)
  • When Madam Bovary had gone, he tried timidly and in the same terms to hazard one or two of the more anodyne observations he had heard from his mamma.†   (source)
  • When Rosamond was quiet, and Lydgate had left her, hoping that she might soon sleep under the effect of an anodyne, he went into the drawing-room to fetch a book which he had left there, meaning to spend the evening in his work-room, and he saw on the table Dorothea's letter addressed to him.†   (source)
  • Little by little the memory of this reprimand grew fainter, and he continued, as heretofore, to give anodyne consultations in his back-parlour.†   (source)
  • With this he told Paieon to attend him, and sprinkling anodyne upon his wound Paieon undertook to treat and heal him who was not born for death.†   (source)
  • As for myself, give me a hand here, take me down to your ship and cut this shaft away from my leg wound; then wash the black blood out with warm water, and sift into the wound that anodyne you learned of from Akhilleus— a drug that, people say, the very best of centaurs, Kheiron, taught him.†   (source)
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