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That 's what they call the druggists in England, and I formed the habit while I was there.
Plain folk, who sold drugs when I was a boy, were not ashamed to be called druggists, but now they are pharmaceutical chymists, and analytical Homoeopathists; and one is tempted to quote Canning's paraphrase, which he made when Dr. Addington had been complimenting the country party, "I do remember an apothecary, gulling of simples."
The Bed-Book of Happiness Harold Begbie 1900
Some so-called druggists, it may be shrewdly suspected, did much more business in tobacco than they did in drugs.
The Social History of Smoking George Latimer Apperson 1897
The root furnishes the _Pareira brava_ of druggists, which is used in medicine.
Catalogue of Economic Plants in the Collection of the U. S. Department of Agriculture William Saunders 1861
From this box she took several tiny round boxes, such as druggists use for pills.
Brother and Sister Josephine Lawrence
_ If you do not own a graduated glass, such as druggists use for measuring liquids, the following plan will be found useful.
How Two Boys Made Their Own Electrical Apparatus Containing Complete Directions for Making All Kinds of Simple Apparatus for the Study of Elementary Electricity
In a tall glass, such as druggists use for mixing prescriptions, he put several liquids, and stirred the whole together.
Through the Air to the North Pole or The Wonderful Cruise of the Electric Monarch Roy Rockwood
The gold in the garden, some twelve thousand dollars, with other valuables, was contained in six common glass jars such as druggists use.
A southern woman's war time reminiscences, Elizabeth Lyle Saxon 1905
With fingers that trembled violently for a moment Eben grew as abruptly steady; he drew from his waistcoat pocket a small envelope such as druggists use, and into two of the glasses he divided its supply of small tablets.
The Tyranny of Weakness Charles Neville Buck 1904
The Apothecaries said that others, British statutes on the control of drugs was passed such as druggists, grocers and chandlers, could sell (32 Henry VIII c. 40 for Physicians and their Privi - poisons quite freely and many craftsmen used them leges), which empowered the physicians to appoint daily.
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