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  • After feeling her Pulse, and the usual Formalities on those Occasions, he told the old Gentleman and intended Bridegroom, who were impatiently waiting his Opinion, that the Lady was at present extremely Ill; and that he fear'd all he could prescribe for her Recovery would be of little Service without Change of Air. —

    The Fatal Secret: or, Constancy in Distress

  • (ii) the Vigil of Pentecost, if the parish priest is to bless the font, and (iii) the days of the Major and of the Minor Litanies; so that, if there be on these days only one Mass in the parish church, it may not be of Requiem, but must be the one which the Rubrics prescribe for the day (S.C. R., decr. 3776 and 4005).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • If I might prescribe for you, Lady Ramillies, I should go to bed immediately.

    The Fashion in Shrouds

  • "Presently," said Mr. Carleton; "but," said he, coming up to her and taking her hands – "I am going to prescribe for you again – will you let me?"

    Queechy

  • Craigenputtock I was considered a skilful Doctor, - to the extent even of being summoned out of bed in the middle of the night to prescribe for John Carr, when /scraiching/as if he were at the point o '/daith!

    New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

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