She answered that her husband had come in about an hour since, and, finding her still sleepless, had himself administered the composing draught
He bore a crystal goblet containing a liquor colorless as water, but bright enough to be the draught
We were utterly perplexed, till suddenly it struck Good that when I had lit the match the draught
of the passage blew the flame to the left.
Finally I gave him a draught
, and he sank into uneasy slumber.
Nay, I beseech thee, sweeten the draught
with thy lips
She opened the door, so as to make a draught
of air in the room, and called for water.
I mixed for myself a strong sleeping draught
, and sullenly took refuge from my troubles in bed.
This arranged, her ladyship was free to refresh herself with another dose of the red lavender draught
, and to sleep the sleep of the just who close their eyes with the composing conviction that they have done their duty.
Nobody must see him; I've just given him his sleeping draught
They were, moreover, in the present case, embittered with certain circumstances, which being mixed with sweeter ingredients, tended altogether to compose a draught
that might be termed bitter-sweet; than which, as nothing can be more disagreeable to the palate, so nothing, in the metaphorical sense, can be so injurious to the mind.
All day long, nothing, save a draught
of water, passed his lips; though he prosecuted his inquiries far and wide, and never so much as sat down, once.
The second night, being obliged to go to bed again without any food more than a draught
of fresh water, and being asleep, I dreamed I was at Barbadoes, and that the market was mightily stocked with provisions; that I bought some for my mistress, and went and dined very heartily.