In summer the king dispensed justice in the open air, under a large tree.
Pulling open a drawer, he dispensed a spoon, fork and knife for each of them.
Again, if the speed is low and the trains infrequent, the signalling arrangements may be of a very simple and inexpensive kind, or even dispensed with altogether.
Only in the first stormy years of her reign did she summon the diet; after 1764 she dispensed with it altogether.
Egyptian inscriptions indicate that the physician-priests sent their prescriptions to be dispensed by the priests of Isis when, accompanied by the chanter of incantations and spells, they visited the sick'.