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Usage examples for peptic

  1. They have a peptic quality. – The Girl Wanted by Nixon Waterman
  2. Into this duct the ranks of cells around it pour out the peptic juice. – A Handbook of Health by Woods Hutchinson
  3. If feelings are not relegated to the mind alone, as the effects of a peptic ulcer cannot be relegated to the stomach, if feelings are an essential of the nature of humanness, a human who denies this essential of his nature would not fit into this concept as comfortable. – Humanistic-Nursing by Paterson, Josephine G.
  4. Thou givest rules for Health and Peptic Pills, Forms for made dishes, and receipts for Wills, " Teaching us how to live and how to die!" – The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by Thomas Hood
  5. Chapter 7 I dare say the long residence of the Countess Czerlaski at Shepperton Vicarage is very puzzling to you also, dear reader, as well as to Mr. Barton's clerical brethren; the more so, as I hope you are not in the least inclined to put that very evil interpretation on it which evidently found acceptance with the sallow and dyspeptic Mr. Duke, and with the florid and highly peptic Mr. Fellowes. – Scenes of Clerical Life by George Eliot
  6. 54.- A highly magnified view of a peptic or gastric gland, which is represented as giving off branches. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  7. I was a little surprised at the liberty That Boy had taken in introducing an extra peptic element at our table, reflecting as I did that a certain number of avoirdupois ounces of nutriment which the visitor would dispose of corresponded to a very appreciable pecuniary amount, so that he was levying a contribution upon our Landlady which she might be inclined to complain of. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  8. But let it be recorded here, that under the karob tree, on the bank of the River Adonis, in the shadow of the great wall surrounding the ruins of the temple of Tammuz, I Khalid, in the thirty- fourth year of the reign of Abd'ul- Hamid, gave a banquet to the gods- who, however, were content in being present and applauding the devouring skill of the peptic host and toast- master. – The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani