1 The young man wandered up and down the narrow paths, as well as the prescribed limits would allow; the clock struck six; without was heard the horn of a post-boy.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian AndersenContext Highlight In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
2 The doctors, anxious for my lungs, had prescribed the air of Naples.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 52. Toxicology.
3 Mademoiselle de Villefort may retire during the prescribed three months to her estate of Saint-Meran; I say hers, for she inherits it to-day.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault.
4 D'Avrigny followed the invalid, wrote a prescription, ordered Villefort to take a cabriolet, go in person to a chemist's to get the prescribed medicine, bring it himself, and wait for him in his daughter's room.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 94. Maximilian's Avowal.
5 I then bound myself once more to the prescribed conditions.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 41. DORA'S AUNTS
6 And the celebrated doctor expounded his plan of treatment with Soden waters, a remedy obviously prescribed primarily on the ground that they could do no harm.
7 Kitty was to be back from abroad in the middle of the summer, and bathing had been prescribed for her.
8 The doctor opined that the indisposition arose from fatigue and excitement, and prescribed rest.
9 In a word, he was so horribly bored by existing circumstances, that he forgot to go in for boredom in the manner prescribed by the authorities.
10 Nathan Ben Israel received his suffering countryman with that kindness which the law prescribed, and which the Jews practised to each other.
11 She wanted it to be prescribed, and felt as a duty.
12 After thoroughly examining her red and swollen eye, he prescribed a fomentation, which he made up himself at once, and tearing his handkerchief in pieces, he showed her how it ought to be applied.
13 I have prescribed him centaury and St. John's wort, ordered him to eat carrots, given him soda; but all that's merely palliative measures; we want some more decided treatment.
14 The doctor who came to see her that day ordered her to continue the powders he had prescribed a fortnight previously.
15 The doctor recommended silence, and that all painful emotions should be avoided; he prescribed an infusion of pure chinchona, and, in case the fever should increase again during the night, a calming potion.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI—SISTER SIMPLICE PUT TO THE PROOF