Hyde had a song upon his lips as he compounded the draught
, and as he drank it, pledged the dead man.
He bore a crystal goblet containing a liquor colorless as water, but bright enough to be the draught
Let us go against the draught
," he said; "air draws inwards, not outwards.
Saying this, he took another draught
, and truly he drank enough for two.
Under ordinary circumstances, after I had lain quietly in the darkness for half an hour, the draught
that I had taken would have sent me to sleep.
She answered that her husband had come in about an hour since, and, finding her still sleepless, had himself administered the composing draught
In point of fact, poor Quinton doesn't have his sleeping draught
for nearly half an hour.
I took another draught
of water with sugar in it; but my stomach loathed the sugar and brought it all up again; then I took a draught
of water without sugar, and that stayed with me; and I laid me down upon the bed, praying most heartily that it would please God to take me away; and composing my mind in hopes of it, I slumbered a while, and then waking, thought myself dying, being light with vapours from an empty stomach.
Sawyer, stopping in the course of a long draught
of beer, and looking malignantly out of the porter pot.
George might have been only a large seal, or sea-horse; bearing all this in mind, it will not appear altogether incompatible with the sacred legend and the ancientest draughts
of the scene, to hold this so-called dragon no other than the great Leviathan himself.
On the contrary, I thirsted for yet deeper and fuller draughts
than he was offering to me.
To guard her from draughts
the screen had been brought here from the lordly east room, where it was of no use whatever.