apothecary's shop

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a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold

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In one brilliant section she not only aligns the apothecary's shop of the play with the storehouse locales frequently deployed in memory systems but also unpacks Romeo's complex recollection of this particular site.
A forerunner in the process was the Worcester factory, where in 1751, after many trials and experiments in an apothecary's shop, Dr John Wall and William Davis succeeded in signing up 12 other businessmen to finance the Worcester Tonquin Manufactory.
At the entrance is an apothecary's shop which has been open for business since 1317 and prides itself on being Europe's oldest pharmacy.
She falls in love with Tom, who is an apprentice at the local apothecary's shop. She also reunites with a friend from her village, who works as a servant in a wealthy household (this connection becomes crucial to the plot).
[60] A "Woman pretending Sickness went to an Apothecary's Shop of Credit at Westminster for a Dram, who believing her to be sincere, generously relieved her, but would take no Money for it"; she subsequently denounced him to a justice of the peace, only to be committed to the Westminster house of correction.
This is the only way we can appreciate the protophysician's decision in 1716 not to shut the apothecary's shop in the small town of Radicofani, despite finding it in "terrible state." In his account of the visitation he gave three reasons for his decision: it was the only apothecary's shop in the town, few prescriptions had been filled there, and "the people of that town either do not have themselves treated or they send elsewhere for medicines."(52) The last reason is rather dubious, for if they went elsewhere it may have been because they had good reason to.
And if you want a drink in the midst of the sea, you can die of thirst, for they'll serve you your water by the ounce, like an apothecary's shop, when you are full of dried beef and salt food.
Certainly, Romeo must say something to approximate the passage of time as he wends his way to the apothecary's shop, and to build up our impression of the setting for the scene.
Seward notes that the bleakness of this passage reflects not only the apothecary's poverty but also Romeo's state of mind: 'When all hope, all joy have been drained out of a person, life, like the Apothecary's shop, becomes nothing more than a repository of worthless objects, a faded and shopworn collection of unwanted merchandise'.
In 1817 a German chemist, Friedrich Strohmeyer (1776-1835), analyzed a bottle in an apothecary's shop that contained zinc carbonate.
It was a Dr Joseph Fry, a young Quaker physician who began to make chocolate as we know it,at his apothecary's shop in SmallStreet,Bristol.