The weight of the humming-bird is one drachm, that of the condor not less than four stone.
The best capture wouldn't be worth a drachm if we could not say, 'Hurrah!
Brush over while hot; when dry, go over it with a solution of pearlash, a drachm to a pint.
Some persons take as a “sequitur” a drachm of Carbonate of Soda.
Few children can digest as much as a drachm administered three times a day.
He had compounded an ounce of tincture of nux instead of a drachm!
Or it may be used in liquor gutta-perchæ (traumaticin), a drachm to the ounce.
That is the stumbling-block—the lack of an ounce of determination and a drachm of courage.'
Take milk of sulphur 1/2 drachm, sugar of lead 1/2 drachm, rose water 1/2 gill, mix and bathe well twice a day for ten days.
The only addition I make to the above is occasionally a drachm of powdered opium.