Her family and friends administered
comfort and commendation liberally.
Whereupon Victor administered
a rebuke in the form of a volley of abuse, which, owing to its rapidity and incoherence, was all but incomprehensible to Edna.
As she still hesitated, being, in fact, in no reasonable state of mind, he took the infant in his arms, and himself administered
I would not have it imagined, however, that he was one of those cruel potentates of the school who joy in the smart of their subjects; on the contrary, he administered
justice with discrimination rather than severity; taking the burden off the backs of the weak, and laying it on those of the strong.
At sunrise he summoned all hands; and separating those who had rebelled from those who had taken no part in the mutiny, he told the former that he had a good mind to flog them all round --thought, upon the whole, he would do so --he ought to --justice demanded it; but for the present, considering their timely surrender, he would let them go with a reprimand, which he accordingly administered
in the vernacular.
Some other remains, preserved from decomposition by the grape system, told me that the grapes were of a peculiar breed, highly medicinal in their nature, and that they were counted out and administered
by the grape-doctors as methodically as if they were pills.
Emma did not find herself equal to give the pleased assent, which no doubt he was in the habit of receiving, to emulate the "Very true, my love," which must have been usually administered
by his travelling companion; but she had resolution enough to refrain from making any answer at all.
Earnshaw snatched up the culprit directly and conveyed him to his chamber; where, doubtless, he administered
a rough remedy to cool the fit of passion, for he appeared red and breathless.
The jackal then invigorated himself with a bum for his throttle, and a fresh application to his head, and applied himself to the collection of a second meal; this was administered
to the lion in the same manner, and was not disposed of until the clocks struck three in the morning.
Here he produced a decanter of curiously light wine, and a block of curiously heavy cake, and administered
instalments of those dainties to the young people: at the same time, sending out a meagre servant to offer a glass of something to the postboy, who answered that he thanked the gentleman, but if it was the same tap as he had tasted before, he had rather not.
Accordingly, it was locked up in his box, and drawn off by himself in a phial, and administered
to me through a piece of quill in the cork, when I was supposed to be in want of a restorative.
At the best of times, so much of this elixir was administered
to me as a choice restorative, that I was conscious of going about, smelling like a new fence.