1 Sometimes she had gone into the kitchen to administer a tardy rebuke to the cook.
2 This called for punishment, of course; and the police proceeded to administer it by leaping from the truck and cracking at every head they saw.
3 The trader, who, considering his advantages, was almost as humane as some of our politicians, seemed to feel called on to administer such consolation as the case admitted of.
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4 This personage prefigured and represented in his aspect the whole dismal severity of the Puritanic code of law, which it was his business to administer in its final and closest application to the offender.
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5 Lady Middleton was ashamed of doing nothing before them, and the flattery which Lucy was proud to think of and administer at other times, she feared they would despise her for offering.
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6 However, Mr. Earnshaw soon convinced him that he was alive still; Joseph hastened to administer a dose of spirits, and by their succour his master presently regained motion and consciousness.
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7 She came very mute, with her long, handsome face, and downcast eyes, to administer to him.
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8 He even said to himself, that a creditor is worse than a master; for the master possesses only your person, a creditor possesses your dignity and can administer to it a box on the ear.
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9 For common punishments are not imputed to the prince, but to the laws and ordinances which he has to administer.
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10 He remained there for a fortnight, preaching, administering the sacrament, teaching, exhorting.
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11 They tore him from his hiding-place, and the combatants forced this frightened man to serve them, by administering blows with the flats of their swords.
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12 When he had arrived at this stage of succor which he was administering to this dying man, the officer opened his eyes.
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13 In short, he had been administering to himself little inward remonstrances and he feared Marius' reproaches.
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14 In the sycamores there was an uproar of linnets, sparrows triumphed, woodpeckers climbed along the chestnut trees, administering little pecks on the bark.
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15 How to cure such a dyspepsia it were hard to say, unless by administering three or four boat loads of Brandreth's pills, and then running out of harm's way, as laborers do in blasting rocks.
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