That this lovely woman," continued Baglioni, with emphasis, "had been nourished with poisons from her birth upward, until her whole nature was so imbued with them that she herself had become the deadliest poison in existence.
At least," thought he, "her poison has not yet insinuated itself into my system.
I dreamed only to love thee and be with thee a little time, and so to let thee pass away, leaving but thine image in mine heart; for, Giovanni, believe it, though my body be nourished with poison, my spirit is God's creature, and craves love as its daily food.
In this section of Kaol we are all armed with a long sith spear, whose point is smeared with the poison
of the creature it is intended to kill; no other virus acts so quickly upon the beast as its own.
Quickly and noiselessly he dropped to the ground beside the cauldron of poison
I summoned him, I say, to watch the foolish mental tricks which the poison would play.
However, as I cast my mind back over the events of the morning, and as I reconsider the fatuous conduct of my companions, I find it easy to believe that some poison of an exciting kind was responsible for their symptoms.
As to the laughter," said Challenger, "you will bear in mind that, like yourselves, I have not been exempt from the stimulating cerebral effects of the etheric poison.
Does anything in your examination lead you to determine how the poison was administered?
Strychnine is, in a certain sense, a cumulative poison, but it would be quite impossible for it to result in sudden death in this way.
Is it not customary for anyone purchasing poison to sign a book?
It must have been, then," the Prince remarked, "a very wonderful poison.
Only if the poison was indeed of such a nature that it was not possible to trace it nothing worse than suspicion could ever be the lot of any one.
I am assured that there are many poisons known only to a few chemists in the world, a single grain of which is sufficient to destroy the strongest man and leave not the slightest trace behind.
Out of thy poisons
brewedst thou balsam for thyself; thy cow, affliction, milkedst thou--now drinketh thou the sweet milk of her udder.