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There came to me a Person in Quality of a Nurse who, though in a mean servile Station, had something in her Behaviour and Discourse, that seem'd above her Profession: For her Words, Air, and Mien, appeared more like one entertaining Ladies in a Drawing-Room, than a Person whose Thoughts were charg'd with the Care of her sick Patients, and Hands with the Pains of administring to her own Necessities.
Sources say that followers of Maulana Fazlullah have now started wall-chalking as a means for the communication of their fundamentalist religious veiws on girls education and administring Polio drops to the children.
And thus administring iustice to his subiects for the tearme of 19 yeares, he finallie departed this life, and was buried at London, or as
Chronicles (1 of 6): The Historie of England (3 of 8) Raphael Holinshed
Solemnly Sworn by the Sign of the Holy Cross according to the manner of administring Oaths in Courts of Justice within the Kin [g] dom of
So I stayed and sat down in my seat when they were at prayer and administring the service to infants.
The Emancipation of Massachusetts Brooks Adams 1887
The administring an oath on every slight occasion, and the indecent irreverent manner in which it is administred by some Justices, or Magistrates, tends only to promots perjury, but to subvert all truth and justice.
The Address of Abraham Johnstone, a Black Man, Who Was Hanged at Woodbury, in the County of Glocester, and State of New Jersey, on Saturday the the [sic] 8th Day of July Last; To the People of Colour. To Which Is Added His Dying Confession or Declaration. Also, a Copy of a Letter to His Wife, Written the Day Previous to His Execution 1797
If she corrects it with moroseness, she defeats the effect of her remedy, by her unskilful manner of administring it.
Essays on Various Subjects Principally Designed for Young Ladies Hannah More 1789
In 1620, he was with some others, summoned before the high commission-court, for not preaching upon holy days, and not administring the communion conform to the agreement at Perth, with certification if this was proven, that he should be deprived of exercising the functions of a minister in all time coming.
For these causes the Judges appointed to try this affair, administring justice in the name of the States-General, condemn the said Hugo Grotius to perpetual imprisonment; and to be carried to the place appointed by the States-General, there to be guarded with all precaution, and confined the rest of his days; and declare his estate confiscated.
The Life of the Truly Eminent and Learned Hugo Grotius Burigny, Jean L De 1754
This gave the duke fresh reason to believe that the Scots peer had been administring new grounds for his resentment, by the wantonness of calumny.
The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland Cibber, Theophilus, 1703-1758 1753