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  • He took his powder-horn and filled a little funnel (like the funnels once used by chemists for filling bottles of cough-mixture) with the powder.

    Jim Davis

  • I insist on somebody else in the house having cough-mixture too.

    Second Plays

  • His father's just out of an illness, and keeps a cough on the chest because he can't afford a warm waistcoat or the only cough-mixture that cures him ....

    The Lee Shore

  • All this the industrious woman narrated in a low and pleasant voice, while the wide-eyed Regent attended and at the proper intervals gulped his cough-mixture.

    Chivalry

  • “This, I suppose, is your cough-mixture,” said the Countess, examining the bottle.

    The Lunatic at Large

  • ` ` This, I suppose, is your cough-mixture, '' said the Countess, examining the bottle.

    The Lunatic At Large

  • ` ` In the Baron's desire to spare your feelings, '' replied Mr Bunker, gravely, ` ` he has been a little inaccurate; that is not precisely an ordinary cough-mixture. ''

    The Lunatic At Large

  • Dr. Disbrow, she told him, had been in the previous evening, and had told her to take heart about Jim, and left her enough money to get along for a week -- and a wonderful new cough-mixture that he'd put up for her special.

    The Fruit of the Tree

  • Why, you are like the quack who offered a cough-mixture which was to cure instantaneously, and could hardly get the promise out for coughing.

    Works of Lucian of Samosata — Volume 02

  • An array of doctor's tinctures, gargles, and tonics, stood on one side, while on the other were a number of home-made concoctions in disused wine-bottles, such as a paregoric cough-mixture, and a cooling draught to be taken the first thing in the morning, which last pretended to be lemonade, but in reality contained a number of medicinal powders.

    About Peggy Saville

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