She had already pushed her plate aside, and was measuring out a draught
from a large bottle at her elbow.
It is a mere nothing after all; and not the least draught
from the stairs.
As she still hesitated, being, in fact, in no reasonable state of mind, he took the infant in his arms, and himself administered the draught
I mixed for myself a strong sleeping draught
, and sullenly took refuge from my troubles in bed.
d'Avrigny himself arrived, bringing the night draught
prepared for the young girl, and then M.
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.