Usage examples for antiseptic

  1. When pus is present it must, of course, be given exit, and an antiseptic solution applied to the wound. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  2. The antiseptic air that I drew into my lungs was beginning to seem inadequate, I felt slippery all over, and there was a cottony taste in my mouth. – Attrition by Jim Wannamaker
  3. With the pus thus given exit, and an antiseptic dressing regularly applied, the case sometimes ends in rapid resolution. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  4. It was very lucky, he thought, she hadn't had his eye out, and it might be as well to go round to the apothecary's and get some vaseline, some antiseptic treatment, for nails are poisonous, he added, and his eyes going round the room caught sight of his clothes in disorder. – A Mummer's Wife by George Moore
  5. To do justice to this particular phase of the question of Prohibition- a principle so dangerous and " monstrous" that there is " no violation of liberty which it would not justify"- it is necessary to be courageous, honest, unafraid, and not " soaked to the pulp in the pseudo- puritanical, moral antiseptic bath of conventional prejudices." – The Menace of Prohibition by Lulu Wightman
  6. Remember, it is always the empty desert and the empty sky that cast their spell over them- these, and the hot, strong, antiseptic sunlight which burns up all rot and decay. – Greenmantle by John Buchan
  7. He's sayin' to himsilf: 'Ye're a hollow sham composed akelly iv impaired organs an' antiseptic gauze. – Observations by Mr. Dooley by Finley Peter Dunne
  8. Who can conceive such a silly idea as that a prey really dead, a corpse preserved from putrefaction by an antiseptic, could contain what is perhaps the most delicate work of life, the development of the grub into the perfect insect? – More Hunting Wasps by J. Henri Fabre
  9. David was distressed, but he searched about until he found an old battered pail in which to prepare his antiseptic, and busied himself in replenishing the fire and boiling the water; all the time his every move was watched by the hound and the pathetic blue eyes of his master. – The Mountain Girl by Payne Erskine
  10. It provided perhaps a general antiseptic, which was often needed by the passionate gropings of Hellenistic religion, in the stage which I call the Failure of Nerve. – Five Stages of Greek Religion by Gilbert Murray