But time began at last to obliterate the freshness of my alarm; the praises of conscience began to grow into a thing of course; I began to be tortured with throes and longings, as of Hyde struggling after freedom; and at last, in an hour of moral weakness, I once again compounded and swallowed the transforming draught
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.
Put him to bed at once, and give him a cooling draught
Where nature is mighty, and therefore the victory hard, the degrees had need be, first to stay and arrest nature in time; like to him that would say over the four and twenty letters when he was angry; then to go less in quantity; as if one should, in forbearing wine, come from drinking healths, to a draught
at a meal; and lastly, to discontinue altogether.