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The doctor was alone in it, and stood compounding pills behind the counter.
So that, like acetanilid, the old argument of the nostrum men that the preparation needs skill in compounding will not hold.
In this way all danger of causing the broken bones to protrude and thus "compounding" the fracture is also avoided.
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILDWILLIAM S. SADLER
These languages have always found it easier to create new words by compounding afresh elements ready to hand.
LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
The prescription for compounding that mixture could obviously be learned by nothing but experiment.
“This will never do,” said Bob, as he sat one evening in my rooms compounding his second tumbler.
How many useless or poisonous nostrums of our own compounding do we call by the name of the true restorative!
DISCIPLINEMARY BRUNTON
She had reduced him to the compounding of excuses; after her attack, drawing away, she had managed to make him follow her.
CYTHEREAJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
He found no satisfaction in compounding the heathen practices of his flock for money, as do his fellows.
THE WOODLANDS ORCHIDSFREDERICK BOYLE
Ill want a hypodermic when I come back—if I succeed in compounding the formula.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND

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