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Pharmaceutical industry A representation disseminated in any manner by any means, other than by labelling, for the purpose of inducing, or which is likely to induce, directly or indirectly, the purchase of drugs or devices.
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There's something in the fellow who thought of that, and something in his game; with one word he chokes off the million who answer an advertisement every day--when they can raise the stamp.
He's probably the one man who would have the cheek to put in an advertisement like that, and the one man who could do it without exciting suspicion.
A little walnut bark has made my yellow skin a genteel brown, and I've dyed my hair black; so you see I don't answer to the advertisement at all.
Besides, he is given up; nobody is looking after him, and nobody will take me up from the advertisement, I think.
I don't know that your assistant is not as remarkable as your advertisement.
The first thing that put us out was that advertisement.
There was an advertisement of yours in the papers this morning?
Bowls in Half Moon Street, and waited the result of the advertisement.
I am still uncertain which surprised me more, the telegram calling my attention to the advertisement, or the advertisement itself.
Unwilling, even under this discomfiture, to resign the ingrate and leave her hopeless, in case of her better dispositions obtaining the mastery over the darker side of her character, Mr Meagles, for six successive days, published a discreetly covert advertisement in the morning papers, to the effect that if a certain young person who had lately left home without reflection, would at any time apply to his address at Twickenham, everything would be as it had been before, and no reproaches need be apprehended.
Bumble's eye rested, was the following advertisement.
And who do you expect will answer this advertisement.