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How to use bolus in a sentence

Experience is the grand spiritual Doctor; and with him Teufelsdrockh has now been long a patient, swallowing many a bitter bolus.
SARTOR RESARTUSTHOMAS CARLYLE
Nor shall I tarry at the palace for the physician, but go straight on without bolus, simples or pills, a very Mercury for speed.
UNDER THE ROSEFREDERIC STEWART ISHAM
Ordered a bolus with rhubarb and calomel, to be taken in the morning, and ℥ii.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE FOXGLOVE AND SOME OF ITS MEDICAL USESWILLIAM WITHERING
Nature, tenderest of leeches,—no bolus of hers is pleasanter medicament than her ruddy strawberries.
MOUNT RAINIERVARIOUS
As she had often done in her late illness, Zenobia opened her mouth at the word of command, and swallowed the infernal bolus.
SHORT SIXESH. C. BUNNER
The food, which is made into a bolus, is moved down to the middle region of the gut, and there digestion takes place.
THE ORIGIN OF VERTEBRATESWALTER HOLBROOK GASKELL
With a little silver spoon he took some dark-looking confection out of the jar, made a bolus of it, and gave it to me.
AT THE COURT OF THE AMRJOHN ALFRED GRAY
The foreigner cannot refuse the bolus thus artfully forced down his throat.
THE INVENTION OF A NEW RELIGIONBASIL HALL CHAMBERLAIN
I gulped down this bolus of conscience with the help of a draught of wine, and it did me good.
THE FROZEN PIRATEW. CLARK RUSSELL
If I were you, I would send to your brother Quinn for a bolus to clear your brain.'
A THIN GHOST AND OTHERSM. R. (MONTAGUE RHODES) JAMES

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