1 Over the counter she caught the eye of the clerk who had waited on her before, and slipped the prescription into his hand.
2 There could be no question about the prescription: it was a copy of one of Mrs. Hatch's, obligingly furnished by that lady's chemist.
3 The clerk had read the prescription without comment; but in the act of handing out the bottle he paused.
4 That was one of the reasons why she had turned again to Mrs. Hatch's prescription.
5 Gut the prescription filled, and come in and see me next week.
6 Tomorrow you or one of the neighbors drive in and get this prescription filled at Dyer's.
7 They it was who by universal prescription commanded three of the Pequod's boats as headsmen.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
8 I was there, too, and I never shall forget the old man's smile at this prescription.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 27. The Story.
9 Next morning, faithful to his promise, he sent the prescription requested.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 52. Toxicology.
10 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.
11 Notwithstanding the prescription of the genial hermit, with which his guest willingly complied, he found it no easy matter to bring the harp to harmony.
12 Here's a cigar, and the doctor has a prescription containing hot water and a lemon, which is good medicine on a night like this.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
13 The theft of a nation cannot be allowed by prescription.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
14 It had such a prescriptive, stiff-necked, long-established, solemn, elderly air.
15 But in all vessels this broom business is the prescriptive province of the boys, if boys there be aboard.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.