The emetic she took at about nine o'clock had little effect.
Emetic was the fastest sprinter there that day; a sprinter, not a stayer.
Emetic's rider had taken a chance and lost it; lost it when McGloin caught him.
Do not wait for him to arrive, but give an emetic to rid the stomach of the poison.
If the child has eaten too much, or of improper food, an emetic should be given.