You will learn from Poole how I have had London ransacked; it was in vain; and I am now persuaded that my first supply was impure, and that it was that unknown impurity which lent efficacy to the draught
The concoction of the draught
has been perfect," said he, in answer to Georgiana's look.
Having gotten his breath from his last draught
, the Friar began talking again in this wise: "Now, sweet lad, canst thou not sing me a song?
Minute by minute, the composing influence of the draught
began at last to strengthen its hold on my brain.
But we remedied this by means of composing draughts
prescribed for that purpose by the doctor.
I am just going to give your husband his sleeping draught.
Taking the opportunity to stuff it in my pocket I went back to Quinton's study, locked the door, and gave him his sleeping draught.
After it was down, though the thoughts of it filled me with horror, yet it checked the fit of hunger, and I took another draught
of water, and was composed and refreshed for some hours after.
Camphor-julep and water three times a day, and composing draught
Perhaps I was to blame; but indeed I was intoxicated with the recent draughts
of Truth to which he himself had introduced me.
Yes, maybe she did promise not to venture forth on the cold floors of daybreak, but she had risen for a moment only, and we just t'neaded her with our talk about draughts
- there were no such things as draughts
in her young days - and it is more than she can do (here she again attempts to rise but we hold her down) to lie there and watch that beautiful screen being spoilt.
The unmanly chuckle always came, I found, when the poor lady dropped her babe, but the whole thing entranced him; he tried to keep his excitement down by taking huge draughts
of water; he forgot all his niceties of conduct; he sat in holy rapture with the toy between his paws, took it to bed with him, ate it in the night, and searched for it so longingly next day that I had to go out and buy him the man with the scythe.