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Synonyms for philtre

a drink credited with magical power

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If the philtre Lucretius drank was laced with opium, his suicide--as well as his nightmares--could have been opiate-induced, since 1860 statis tics in England indicated that opiate-related poisonings and suicides were on the rise.
They had a gorgeous virility, the charm of vagueness, they passes before him with an heroic tread; they carried his soul away with them and made it drunk with the divine philtre of an unbounded confidence in itself.
Finally, to give the body a shine, dust Bourjois philtre de nacre over shoulders and arms.
in which love transcends all other human relations and in which the lovers are innocent victims of a well-intentioned but accidentally misappropriated magic philtre.
This is based on the performance of such brands as San Marco, Philtre d'Or, Stentor, Quotidien, and of course, Segafredo Espresso - which comes from Bologna.
It is likely that both authors borrowed from the incantatory scene in Gilbert and Sullivan's The Sorcerer, in which John Wellington Wells chants spells as he pours love philtre into the villagers' tea.
brun CONSONANTS p = pont t = toile k = car, quand, echo b = beau d = dans g = gain, guerir f = foret, philtre s = sourire [integral] = chance, schema v = voix z = zebre, rose [?
Philtre is a course-and-distance winner who has had a quiet season.
It is the cat's meowing that has a magical, musical effect on the poet ("Cette voix, qui perle et qui filtre / Dans mon fonds le plus tenebreux, / Me remplit comme un vers nombreux / Et me rejouit comme un philtre.
is one of the leaders of the French retail market (also with local brands Philtre d'Or, Stentor and San Marco).
port f = foret, philtre o = pot, beau s = sourire u = fou f = chance, schema y = elu v = voix [?
Such paradox is also the modus operandi for the dandy who is the very incarnation of opposites and ambiguity-as Barbey says of the dandy par excellence, George Brummell, "il versait a doses parfaitement egales la terreur et la sympathie, et il en composait le philtre magique de son influence" (2:694).
Philtre and Lord Harry are course-and-distance winners to note, and County Derry won the Land Rover final at Towcester.
45 (call 0800- 389 8750 for stockists); Bourjois Philtre de Nacre Refined Iridescent Powder, pounds 6.