He had mastered the trick of making universals sound like specifics.
Drinking and singing were specifics on the day stated to me.
Mortification and disappointment, then, are specifics in a case of stubbornness.
Thus, for diarrha, fever, and rheumatism there were no specifics.
But, to bring the generalization down to specifics, just who would that be?
The idea of specifics in medicine has to a large extent disappeared.
There were forty or fifty kinds of simples and curiosities, cure-alls, and specifics.
He is not allowed to try his germs and specifics upon them; he is not allowed to vivisect them.
Consumptives are warned against the many widely advertised cures, specifics, and special methods of treating consumption.
While the ladies were experimenting with Dubourg's specifics, the farmer came home.