Ther e is Death in it, miss," replied the chemist, quietly.
With that answer, the chemist sealed up the bottle in its wrapping of white paper and handed the laudanum to Magdalen across the counter.
Analytical Chemist goes to the door, confers angrily with unseen tapper, appears to become mollified by descrying reason in the tapping, and goes out.
The Analytical Chemist returning, everybody looks at him.
Mrs Veneering has just succeeded in waking Lady Tippins from a snore, by dexterously shunting a train of plates and dishes at her knuckles across the table; when everybody but Mortimer himself becomes aware that the Analytical Chemist is, in a ghostly manner, offering him a folded paper.
Upon which, the chemist advances it under the nose of Mortimer, who looks round at him, and says:
I know I OUGHT to do, if I got on as well as I deserved; but I don't, my Lord,' answered the chemist.
The officer had got no further than the 'You shall well and truly try,' when he was again interrupted by the chemist.
Swear me, if you please, Sir;' and sworn the chemist was, before the judge could find words to utter.
With this, the tall chemist composed himself into a comfortable attitude, and, assuming a pleasant expression of countenance, appeared to have prepared himself for the worst.
Pickwick was regarding the chemist with feelings of the deepest horror, when a slight sensation was perceptible in the body of the court; and immediately afterwards Mrs.
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