Then he drew from his waistcoat-pocket the little emerald box, raised the golden lid, and took from it a pastille about the size of a pea, which he placed in her hand.
While disease had thus become an inhabitant of Lowood, and death its frequent visitor; while there was gloom and fear within its walls; while its rooms and passages steamed with hospital smells, the drug and the pastille striving vainly to overcome the effluvia of mortality, that bright May shone unclouded over the bold hills and beautiful woodland out of doors.
A Turkish officer with an immense plume of feathers (the Janizaries were supposed to be still in existence, and the tarboosh had not as yet displaced the ancient and majestic head-dress of the true believers) was seen couched on a divan, and making believe to puff at a narghile, in which, however, for the sake of the ladies, only a fragrant pastille was allowed to smoke.
Very soon he decided that he could not have chosen a pleasanter place; a delicious perfume of aloes wood and pastilles came from the open windows and mingled with the scent of the rose water which steamed up from the hot pavement.
The smell of fumigating pastilles hung heavily on the air.
At the end he felt faint and sick, and having lit some Algerian pastilles in a pierced copper brazier, he bathed his hands and forehead with a cool musk-scented vinegar.
In this room it was almost dark; only two tiny lamps were burning before the icons and there was a pleasant scent of flowers and burnt pastilles. The room was crowded with small pieces of furniture, whatnots, cupboards, and little tables.
She suffered–she told me it was a Moultrie castemark–from some obscure form of chronic bronchitis, complicated with spasm of the glottis; and, in a dead, flat voice, with a sunken eye that looked and saw not, told me what washes, gargles, pastilles, and inhalations she had proved most beneficial.
HOW TO CLAIM Cut out the voucher, left, and present it at any SPAR store where the products are stocked to claim your free Rowntrees Fruit Pastille Lolly (Single 65ml) OR Rowntrees Watermelon Lolly (Single 73ml) today, Saturday July 27, 2019.
Zuasola is hoping the government will allocate funds for the purchase of nicotine pastilles or nicotine patches.
Their main product is their cocktail pastilles, which are described as somewhere between an American hard gum and a French pate de fruit, with an “adult” kick at the end.
Hughie Morrison, trainer of Fruit Pastille She’s an absolute star.